Awards

2017 : Edward L. Anderson Jr. Award, The Art and Science of Animal Training

2014 : Trainer of the Year, Purina ProPlan 60th Annual Show Dogs of the Year Awards

2014 : Lifetime Achievement Award, Association of Professional Dog Trainers

2010 : Certificate of Excellence Award, Magazine Article–Behavior and Training, Cat Writers’ Association

2009 : Maxwell Award for Best Training and Behavior Book, Dog Writers Association of America, for Reaching the Animal Mind: What Clicker Training Teaches Us about All Animals

2001 : Tidy Cats Feline Behavior Award, Cat Writers’ Association

2001 : Certificate of Excellence Award, Books: Behavior & Training, Cat Writers’ Association, for Getting Started: Clicker Training for Cats

1997 : Annual Award, Effective Presentation of Behavior Analysis in the Mass Media, Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis

1985 : La Leche League International Founders’ Award

1984 : Maxwell Award for Best Training and Behavior Book, Dog Writers Association of America, for  Don’t Shoot the Dog! The New Art of Teaching and Training

1984 : National Award for Excellence in the Media, American Psychological Association, for Don’t Shoot the Dog! The New Art of Teaching and Training