Karen Pryor

Woman in blue jean jacket smiles and looks at a rat perched on her shoulder

Pioneering animal trainer and author Karen Pryor designed and launched KPA's first program—the Dog Trainer Professional (DTP) program in 2007. Karen is considered to be the catalyst for the positive reinforcement training movement, along with her ground-breaking book Don't Shoot the Dog: The New Art of Teaching and Training.

Karen Pryor Academy is part of the family of positive training education services and training gear from Karen Pryor Clicker Training, a leader in the field of animal training and in the science and application of marker-based positive reinforcement, or what is popularly called “clicker training."

Bio obtained from https://karenpryoracademy.com/about/