Waltham, MA, August 4, 2021—Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) is pleased to welcome KPA Certified Training Partner (CTP) Breanna Norris as the organization’s Alumni Relations Coordinator, supporting a rapidly growing constituency of more than 1,800 alumni worldwide.
KPA CTP and faculty member Andre Yeu was featured recently on CTV’s morning show Your Morning. In a focused segment on dog training success, Andre offered tips on booking trainers (who are very busy these days!), household agreement on rules, why training method matters, and the importance of consistency. Watch the segment.
Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) faculty member Juliana Willems will lead the KPA Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) program in Washington, DC. (Application deadline May 25, 2021.)
In this interview, Juliana shares highlights from her own training career.
Waltham, MA, April 13, 2021—Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) is thrilled to announce Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) scholarship opportunities for people who are Black, Indigenous, or otherwise of Color. This year, 14 scholarships for $2,500 each will be offered throughout the United States and Canada in the following locations.
KPA CTP Joy Chia and her dog-enrichment school appear in a recent (March 21,2021) Channel News Asia (CNA) online article, and accompanying video, about the Ponggol Seventeenth Avenue neighborhood in Singapore. Joy offers well-supervised excursions, games, dog sports, and enrichment lessons for her canine students, including lessons focused on musical instruments, art, and reading. Read the article. Watch the video.
Ken MacLeod, KPA CTP, has been a newsmaker in recent months. Profiled in Modern Dog magazine and featured on the Oh Behave! podcast on Pet Life Radio, Ken has a training business, My Positive Pup, in New Jersey—and beloved dogs of his own! Demand for his training services, including virtual instruction, has increased dramatically over the past year, as many individuals and families acquired dogs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Waltham, March 22, 2021—Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) is pleased to announce that its Dog Trainer Foundations and Dog Trainer Foundations Immersion courses are now available in Korean, with teaching support provided by Korea-based KPA Certified Training Partners (CTPs). Led by KPA CTP Alex Lee, KPA Country Manager for Korea, and his trainer-education team, these courses make it easier for anyone to learn modern positive training methods to improve their relationship with their dog.
Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) faculty member Alexis Davison will lead KPA Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) programs in Sydney, Australia (application deadline 1/25/21) and Adelaide, Australia (application deadline 5/5/21).
KPA faculty member Laura Monaco Torelli was featured recently on FOX 32 Chicago where she offered advice on how to help pets get adjusted to a new home. Inspired by the recent relocation of President Biden, his family, and the family dogs from their home in Delaware to the White House, Laura discussed how to make moving easier for a pet.
Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) faculty member Jen Biglan will lead the KPA Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) program in Dublin (East Bay), CA. (Application deadline March 5, 2021. Apply before January 5, 2021 and save $200.)