Get the definitive answers to what is clicker training and frequently asked questions about the method.
What Is Clicker Training?By KPCT on 08/08/2006
Why Can't I Just Use My Voice?By Karen Pryor on 04/01/2005
Clicker training involves shaping behavior in small steps, identifying the behavior, as it occurs, with some kind of marker signal. Dolphin trainers use a whistle; dog and horse trainers have settled on the clicker. But couldn't you just use a word, like 'good,' or 'yes,' as a marker signal?
Finding the Right Training ClassBy Peggy Tillman on 06/01/2004
Okay, so you've started clicker training your dog and you think that taking a class would be fun. It will take a little work on your part to make sure that the class you take meets your needs.
Fifteen Tips for Getting Started with the ClickerBy Karen Pryor on 04/01/2002
Clicker training is a terrific, science-based way to communicate with your pet. It's easier to learn than standard command-based training. You can clicker train any kind of animal, of any age. Puppies love it. Old dogs learn new tricks. You can clicker-train cats, birds, and other pets as well. Here are some simple tips to get you started.