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Featured Dog Trainer Professional Graduate: Dawn Gilkison

Dawn Gilkison, KPA CTP, has combined her lifelong “fancy” for dogs with her considerable experience in both animal behavior and…
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Interview with Sherrie Yuschak

Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) faculty member Sherrie Yuschak will lead a KPA Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) National program in Columbus (Reynoldsburg),…
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Interview with Laurie Luck

Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) faculty member Laurie Luck will lead KPA Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) program in St Louis, (application…
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The Keep Going Signal

The Keep Going SignalKen Ramirez, EVP and Chief Training Office of KPCT, revisits the Keep Going Signal (KGS), a confusing…
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KPA Welcomes Sam Haeussner

Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) is pleased to welcome Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) Certified Training Partner (CTP) Sam Haeussner as Alumni…
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How to Teach Loose-Leash Walking

How to Teach Loose-Leash WalkingOh, my aching armGet your dog to walk without pulling! But how? We are masters at…
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Interview with Hannah Branigan

Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) faculty member Hannah Branigan believes that clicker training is the perfect technology to teach new behaviors,…
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Interview with Shelly Brouwer

INTERVIEW WITH SHELLY BROUWERKaren Pryor Academy (KPA) faculty member Shelly Brouwer , CTP, will lead a KPA Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) program in…
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Interview with Laura Monaco Torelli

Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) faculty member Laura Monaco Torelli will lead KPA Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) programs in Chicago, Illinois,…
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Teach Settle on a Mat

Teach Settle on a MatSettle down over there!Is your dog a little too excited? Too excitable? Is he a maniac…
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Interview with Nan Arthur

Karen Pryor Academy faculty member Nan Arthur will lead the KPA Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) program in San Diego, California. Applications are being…
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