Live Episode 43

LIVE FROM THE RANCH

Teaching Calm Behaviors for All Dogs and The Science of a Dog's Love

EPISODE 43: June 3, 2021

In this episode, Ken Ramirez and Clive D. L. Wynne, Ph.D. explored the special bond between dogs and humans, as well as his latest papers on the efficacy of the clicker and dominance from an ethological perspective. Emma Parsons and five-month-old puppy Joshua demoed how to teach polite greetings, emergency behaviors, and introduction to potential triggers. 
Take Your Training Further with These Special Offers!
Register Now for ClickerExpo 2022 and Save!

ClickerExpo LIVE (virtual - January 28 - 30, 2022) and Washington, DC (in-person - March 25 - 27, 2022) — two separate experiences with distinct content and formats! Register now and save on three (or six!) days of inspired learning!

Learn more>>

Celebrate Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month With Us!

Whether you work or volunteer in a shelter, you'll want to check out great savings available this month on valuable resources or apply for a scholarship! If you're a forever family looking to give back, stock up on training essentials and 15% of your purchase will be donated to the Kabul Small Animal Rescue.

Learn More>>

Get Certified as a Professional Dog Trainer

Karen Pryor Academy's Dog Trainer Professional program is for the highly motivated trainer who has specific goals for improving knowledge, skills, and career prospects. Learn from home online and hone your skills through workshop(s) around the globe.

Learn more>>

Now Available as an eBook and in International Paperback

In her new book, Emma Parsons offers groundbreaking solutions for the common challenges ALL dogs face in today's unpredictable world. Pick up your copy of The New Click to Calm in ebook format as well as in paperback internationally!

Order now>>

Free Up Your Hands with The Clicino Clicker Ring!

When you are also juggling a leash, treats, and other training accessories, a clicker can be cumbersome. The Clicino Clicker Ring is the solution!  Available in five colors, including the new lime green, and a variety of sizes, exclusively through Karen Pryor Clicker Training in North America.

Shop now>>

Save 50% on ClickerExpo Luminos Video On Demand including Evolution of BAT 2.0

Watch anytime, anywhere, on any device, with lifetime access. Each streaming video from Luminos includes a 90-minute presentation, followed by a panel discussion between speakers.

Shop now>>  | Use coupon code: RANCH0321. Expires March 31, 2021

Join Us When The Ranch Opens Next Month!

Explore how the principles of dog training apply cross-species with hands-on training sessions and more at The Ranch. Registration is risk-free, with waived cancellation fees up until 60 days prior and fee-free transfers after that.

Learn more>>

Scholarships for People Who Are Black, Indigenous, or otherwise of Color
We offer Dog Trainer Professional scholarship opportunities for people who are Black, Indigenous, or otherwise of Color (BIPOC)! This year, fourteen scholarships for $2,500 each will be offered throughout the United States and Canada. BIPOC scholarship opportunities are also available for several of our other dog training courses. Apply now or help us spread the word>>
Last Chance to Save up to 20%!

It's your last chance to save up to 20% on online courses, streaming videos, and training essentials. Our Train Your Dog Month sale ends Sunday, January 31 @ 11:59 pm (ET).

Shop now>>

Register Now for ClickerExpo LIVE and Save $25!

We're breaking out of the virtual conference box by delivering 70+ LIVE, interactive, engaging courses. Participate with your animal from home, see theory come to life, and watch world-class trainers be brave learners as they adjust training plans in real-time!

Secure your Preferred spot (save $25!) by registering now.

Save 15% on KPA's Online Shelter Training & Enrichment Course

Whether you are looking for quiet kennels, help for shy or stressed animals, enrichment ideas, or solutions to behavior problems, this course will be a treasured resource.

Enroll now with coupon code: RANCHSTE | Offer expires June 30, 2021, at 11:59 pm (ET).

Karen Pryor Academy Expands Into Korea

Our Dog Trainer Foundations & Foundations Immersion courses are now available in Korean with teaching support provided by Korea-based KPA Certified Training Partners! 도그 트레이너 기본 & 도그 트레이너 기본 집중 코스는 현재 한국에 있는 KPA 인증 트레이닝 파트너들에게 학습 지원을 받으며 한국어로 수강할 수 있습니다! 링크

Learn More>>

Get Certified as a Professional Dog Trainer with Terrie Hayward

Karen Pryor Academy's Dog Trainer Professional program is for the highly motivated trainer who has specific goals for improving knowledge, skills, and career prospects.

Learn from home online and hone your skills through workshop(s) in Dallas, TX, or Puerto Rico. | Learn more>>

Give the Gift of Education This Holiday Season!

Enjoy giving and receiving this holiday season and beyond with the gift of education! No matter where you or your gift recipients are in the training journey, there are options for everyone. Flexible gift certificates are available through 12/21!

Shop now>>

New LIVE Virtual Class - Have Fun and Keep Your Dog Fit!

Join canine fitness guru Lori Stevens for a new five-week LIVE virtual class where you learn and practice fabulous fitness training for your dog using items you have at home, in your yard, or that can be found on your walks.

Register by April 6 to join us for the first LIVE class! Learn more >>

Join Our Affiliate Program!

Earn commissions by referring pet owners to industry-leading training products! All you need is a website, blog, podcast, or social media channel that reaches pet owners.

Learn more>>

Save Up to 20% During Our Back-to-School Sale!

This month only, save up to 20% on online courses, training essentials, and streaming videos. Whether you're looking to have more fun with your dog, add a new offering to your training business, enrich the lives of shelter animals, or unlock your animal's hidden potential, you'll find an option that's right for you!

Start shopping now>>

Additional Resources

Check out some of the additional resources discussed during the broadcast:

The click is not the trick: the efficacy of clickers and other reinforcement methods in training naïve dogs to perform new tasks - Thoughts about "The Click Is Not the Trick" - Ken Ramirez
Dogs' behavioral adaptations to a human-dominated niche: A review and novel hypothesis - Clive D.L. Wynne, Ph.D.

We Want to Hear From You!

Do you have suggestions for a future special guest, training topic, or KPA spotlight? What about a training video showing off a cool behavior or sequence of behaviors that you'd like us to consider featuring on a future broadcast?
Share Comments, Suggestions, or Training Videos

Leave a Comment