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Congratulations to the 2018 Zoe Shelter Scholarship Recipients

Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) and Dr. Lisa White, DVM, founder of Veterinary Behavior Management Solutions in Cincinnati, Ohio, are pleased…
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November 2018 KPA CTP of the Month: Heather Adams

Heather Adams, KPA CTP, first discovered Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) through an internet search as she sought help for Sadie,…
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Dos and Don’ts of Pet Halloween Costumes

The Dos and Don’ts of Halloween Costumes for PetsAccording to an article in the New York Post, 31 million people…
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2018 Zoe Shelter Scholarships Available

In honor of Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month, Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) is proud to announce the availability of four Zoe Shelter Scholarships…
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October 2018 KPA CTP of the Month: Lynne Stephens

Lynne Stephens, KPA CTP, is a canine agility specialist, trainer, and seminar presenter. She is the co-owner of DogLogic Training…
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Define Positive for Me…

DEFINE POSITIVE FOR ME…A recent article in the Psychology Today e-magazine discusses the challenge of finding true positive reinforcement animal…
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September 2018 KPA CTP of the Month: Beth Mullen

A career change in 2008 saw Beth Mullen, KPA CTP, CBCC, CPDT, incorporate her interest in animals of all species…
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August 2018 KPA CTP of the Month: Stephanie Peters

Stephanie Peters, KPA CTP and CPDT-KA, owner of Plucky Paws, adopted her “sweet little dog Marmalade” from Second Chance Animal…
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July 2018 KPA CTP of the Month: Laura Donaldson

Laura Donaldson, KPA CTP, combines her extensive credentials with her experience in dog training and canine behavior (and her participation…
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Clicker Training Horses and Surgeons

Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) faculty member Emma Parsons led KPA Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) programs in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Franklin,…
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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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