Interview with Laurie Luck

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Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) faculty member Laurie Luck will lead KPA Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) program in St Louis, (application deadline 06/01/2018). Learn more about the DTP program or apply to this course in St. Louis.

KPA CTP Places High in World’s Most Amazing Dog Competition

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In spring 2019, Maddisen-Leigh Phelan, KPA CTP, and her border collie Rev were finalists in Facebook’s World’s Most Amazing Dog competition. The only Canadians in the nine-episode series, Maddisen and Rev were among the top three finalists of the exciting competition. With 1,000+ initial video submissions received from dogs and owners worldwide, achieving the level of success and popularity on the show that they did is an incredible accomplishment for Maddisen and Rev.

Interview with Laura VanArendonk Baugh

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Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) faculty member Laura VanArendonk Baugh will lead upcoming KPA Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) programs in Washington, DC (application deadline July 8, 2019) and in Rochester Hills, Michigan (application deadline July 12, 2019) . Find out more about the DTP program or apply to a course with Laura VanArendonk Baugh.

What it Means to Be a KPA CTP: Michelle Mullins

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Michelle Mullins is the owner of and Director of Training at Honest To Dog, LLC. She provides private, in-home training, focusing on vet/grooming tasks as well as on reactive and aggressive dogs. Michelle is also an animal handler on photo and video sets! Her emphasis is always on the dog’s emotional experience. Since completing the KPA Dog Trainer Professional program in X, Michelle has worked even more steadily at her mission to show that “education is the best way to promote change.” In this interview, we ask Michelle what it means to her to be a KPA CTP.

Interview With Emma Parsons

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Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) faculty member Emma Parsons led KPA Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) programs in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Franklin, Massachusetts. Find out more about the DTP program or apply to a course with Emma Parsons.

In this interview, Emma talks about her own clicker training history and her involvement with Karen Pryor Academy.

Interview With Lindsay Wood Brown

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Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) faculty member Lindsay Wood Brown will lead a KPA Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) program in Richmond, Virginia (application deadline 8/23/18), and Murfreesboro, Tennesee
(application deadline 10/30/18). Learn more about the DTP program!

In this interview, Lindsay shares highlights from her own training career.

Interview With Helix Fairweather

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Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) faculty member Helix Fairweather will lead a KPA Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) program in Portland, Oregon (application deadline 8/30/2018). Learn more about the DTP program
or apply to this course in Portland.

In this interview, Helix shares highlights from her own training career.Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) faculty member Helix Fairweather will lead a KPA Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) program in Portland, Oregon (application deadline 8/30/2018). Learn more about the DTP program
or apply to this course in Portland.

In this interview, Helix shares highlights from her own training career.

Featured Dog Trainer Professional Graduate: Dawn Gilkison

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Dawn Gilkison, KPA CTP, has combined her lifelong “fancy” for dogs with her considerable experience in both animal behavior and education. The result is her business, Positive Solutions Dog Training in the Portland, Oregon area. Through Positive Solutions Dog Training, Dawn supplies personalized in-home training and consultations around many issues—from basic life skills for puppies to performance coaching with dogs in competition. All of her training is positive and fun!