Karen Pryor gives everyone the technology for not just reaching into animal minds but glimpsing their souls. Reaching the Animal Mind is about an entirely new way to see, understand, and communicate with animals.

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Karen Pryor
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Animals are a lot smarter and more aware than we used to think. They show humor, affection, and regret, uncanny intelligence and depth of thought, but you have to know how to bring it out. Share animal trainer and scientist Karen Pryor’s extraordinary interactions... (read more)
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“Karen Pryor has been at the forefront of humane and science-based training for decades, and this book shows us why. With compelling stories and accessible science, Reaching the Animal Mind is an inspiration for everyone who loves animals and wants to train them with compassion and respect. Whether you're an experienced clicker trainer or someone who just wants their dog to stop barking without having to yell, you really, truly want this book!”

Dr. Patricia McConnell
author of The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs