Karen Pryor is a founder of "clicker training," a training system based on operant condtioning and the all-positive methods developed by marine mammal trainers. Clicker training is now in use by people working with pet and performance animals of all kinds, and with wild animals in zoos and marine parks worldwide.
Karen has presented clicker training seminars to thousands of pet owners and animal care givers across the US, Canada, Europe and Japan, as well as giving the live clicker training television demonstrations in the US and abroad. She has personally clicker-trained horses, dogs, dolphins, whales, cats, birds and many kinds of zoo animals. She is the CEO of Sunshine Books, a clicker training publishing and Internet company. She has three grown children and lives in Boston with two clicker-trained dogs and a clicker-trained cat.
We have trained several wonderful pet cats from kittenhood to adulthood with great success. However, after we elected to adopt a male stray who appeared at our door, this book... Read morePublished 2 months ago by lchriste
great book- i've trained my cats to sit, to stay on chairs and to jump off the counterPublished 3 months ago by taberwood
Who ever thought you could not train a cat should avail themselves of this book. Fun and informative. Worked on one of my cats.Published 10 months ago by A. DuPlantier
My cat does a variety of tricks she learned after I read this book. Get yourself a clicker and get to work, your cat will love the extra attention and your friends will be quite... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Cat Lover
I've had a lot of fun with this book. I taught my cat how to do high fives, shake, spin in circles, come when he's called, stop meowing when I'm cooking, and get off the kitchen... Read morePublished 14 months ago by B. Parsons
Before this book, I tried to learn as much about clicker training as possible to train my cat, and even managed to teach her a few tricks. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Anna Friendly