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Karen Pryor Academy Unveils Game-Changing Virtual Format for Dog Trainer Professional Program

Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) is excited to announce the launch of a revolutionary fully online format for its esteemed Dog…
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February KPA CTP of the Month: Pattie Fischer

Pattie Fischer is the founder of Bella Fiore Lagottos Romagnolos in Sequim, Washington, where she breeds and trains Lagotto Romagnolos.…
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January KPA CTP of the Month: Dante Fabricio Felizardo Camacho

Dante Fabricio Felizardo Camacho, founder of DanteDogWorks, is dedicated to instructing trainers and dog guardians globally about successful dog training…
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December KPA CTP of the Month: Lorraine Martinez

Lorraine Martinez, Founder and CEO of LOMA Behavior and Training, has established a thriving enterprise in San Antonio, Texas. Her…
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Introducing Leg Weaves to a Puppy

Canine freestyle, often referred to as “dog dancing,” is a captivating sport that showcases the unique bond between dogs and…
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What Is a Therapy Dog?

When the demands of life can be overwhelming, a furry remedy has been providing comfort in various settings: the therapy…
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Cone of Comfort: Teaching Your Dog to Wear a Cone

Wearing a medical apparatus is seldom enjoyable, and dogs are no exception. However, there may come a time when a…
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November KPA CTP of the Month: Sarah Rodriguez

Sarah Rodriguez, KPA CTP, was working in the dog-care industry while she completed a master’s degree in visual art at…
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The Art and Joy of Shaping

Shaping is a method of gradually teaching dogs a new behavior by rewarding them for each small step in the…
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Turkey Game: Adding Sizzle to Your Dog Training Classes

Are you looking to inject some excitement into your group training classes? The key might be introducing engaging and enjoyable…
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Encouraging Cats to Come Out of Their Enclosures

Shelter environments are often stressful for cats, and the stress makes the cats hesitant to come out of their enclosures.…
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October KPA CTP of the Month: Esti Araten

When Esti Araten, KPA CTP, wanted to understand her Lhasa Apso, Looli, better, she investigated all aspects of dog behavior.…
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