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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.
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 6 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 10 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 10 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 12 months ago by Anna Friendly
I am a recent convert to Clicker Training by way of a local trainer that is working with me and my 9 year old Karelian Bear Dog - a rescue I've had for 2.5 years. Read morePublished 12 months ago by E. A. Summers
This is a great way to provide enrichment for your cat, while you could probably arrive at most of these conclusions on your own she does provide a clear path and some ideas... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Jay Dee
I spent about 20 minutes with my cat and taught him how to sit. I bet I could do more if I spend more time. Very cool!Published 12 months ago by SharpChick
I didn't have any expectation that we could really train our new kitten to come when called, stay off the kitchen counters, sit on a stool waiting politely, etc, but this manual... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Queenie