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The behavioral biologist and author of Don't Shoot the Dog! outlines her non-punitive animal training method that has become popular with animal handlers throughout the world, recounting the success stories of such examples as a surfing pony, a police dog, and depressed Philadelphia Zoo birds.
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"A wonderful book that is approachable and user-friendly. A definite must-read for behaviorists, trainers and the general populace."
--Marilyn Krieger, Certified Cat Behavior Consultant, The Cat Coach, LLC
"Karen has dedicated her life's work to humane and scientifically based animal training and this book provides insights that she is uniquely positioned to supply. Karen's courage, willingness to share, talents as a writer and communicator (and let's face it - downright stubbornness) has changed the lives of millions of animals and hundreds of thousands of humans for the better. This book is a unique gift to the world, with its balance of accessible science and intriguing story telling."
--Joan Orr, President of Doggone Safe
Karen Pryor is a behavioral biologist with an international reputation in marine mammal biology and behavioral psychology. She is a founder and leading proponent of “clicker training,” a training system based on operant conditioning and the all-positive methods developed by marine mammal trainers. In addition to her bestselling Don’t Shoot the Dog!, Pryor is the author of Nursing Your Baby, as well as several other books and many sci- entific papers and articles on learning and behavior. Karen has three grown children and lives in Boston with two clicker-trained dogs and a clicker- trained cat.
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