Interview With Lindsay Wood Brown

Gretchen Carey All, Homepage blog, People

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

Gretchen Carey All, Homepage blog, People

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

Gretchen Carey People

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!

Interview with Sherrie Yuschak

Gretchen Carey All, People

Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) faculty member Sherrie Yuschak will lead a KPA Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) National program in Columbus (Reynoldsburg), OH (application deadline 7/27/18).

Interview with Laurie Luck

Gretchen Carey All, Homepage blog, People

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.

The Keep Going Signal

Sierra Verunica All, Homepage blog, People, Training Wisdom

The Keep Going Signal Ken Ramirez, EVP and Chief Training Office of KPCT, revisits the Keep Going Signal (KGS), a confusing training tool. Ken spoke about the KGS at ClickerExpo this year, and, at the recent Art & Science of Animal Training conference in Texas, he watched Bob Bailey and Steve White each speak about Keep Going Signals, presenting two very different …

KPA Welcomes Sam Haeussner

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Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) is pleased to welcome Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) Certified Training Partner (CTP) Sam Haeussner as Alumni Relations Coordinator, supporting a rapidly growing constituency of more than 1400 alumni worldwide. With more than a decade of experience in community organizing and animal training, Sam brings a wealth of experience to KPA. Prior to joining the company, Sam served as the Community Education Coordinator for Sexual Assault Services Organization in Durango, Colorado. She is the owner and trainer at Pawsitive Marks, LLC. Sam lives in Southern Colorado, near the New Mexico border.

Interview with Hannah Branigan

Sierra Verunica All, Homepage blog, People, Training Wisdom

Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) faculty member Hannah Branigan believes that clicker training is the perfect technology to teach new behaviors, especially for competitive performances. Here, she talks about how she got started with clicker training, and what she hopes to pass on to her students as both a graduate and an instructor of KPA’s Dog Trainer Professional Program.

6 month dog trainer professional training program with Shelly Brouwer

Interview with Shelly Brouwer

Sierra Verunica All, Homepage blog, People, Training Wisdom

INTERVIEW WITH SHELLY BROUWER Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) faculty member Shelly Brouwer , CTP, will lead a KPA Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) program in Boulder, Colorado (application deadline 11/26/18).  Learn more about KPA professional certification   Boulder location details In this interview, Shelly shares highlights from her own training career. Q: Tell us about the first animal you trained. A: Her name was Sadie …