Featured Trainers


A few of the fabulous grads of our Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) program and their work with animals and clients across the globe.

October 2014 CTP of the Month: Jim Turner

Jim Turner, KPA CTP, has a lifetime of experience in caring. A pastor for 50 years, a marriage and family counselor for 20 of those years, and a law enforcement officer with a specialty in PTSD for...

July 2014 KPA CTP of the Month: Lisa Paul

Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) Certified Training Partner (CTP) Lisa Paul always tries to be “clickerly,” but acknowledges that it takes attention and effort. She says that the more she immerses h...

May 2014 KPA CTP of the Month: Bev Maas

Bev Maahs, KPA CTP, is both a trainer and a blogger these days. Switching from a variety of business careers, she is finally doing what she dreamed of, as an instructor at Cowichan Canine (owned by...

April 2014 KPA CTP of the Month: Jo Cook

Retired human educator turned dog trainer, Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) Certified Training Partner (CTP) Jo Cook is at home with students of any species. Jo’s association with Karen Pryor Academy...

January 2014 CTP of the Month: Andre Yeu

To be as involved in, and as enthusiastic about, as many pursuits as Andre Yeu, you need boundless energy. Andre, the first Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) Certified Training Partner (CTP) in the Greate...