Shannon Riley-Coyner will be signing her bestselling book The Evolution of Dog Training: From Choke Chains to Clickers, Uncovering the Secrets of Have a Well-Behaved Dog from 12:30-2:30 p.m. PDT on Saturday, April 30 at Bank of Books at 820 E. Main St ., Santa Paula, Calif.
“Dog training is full of differing opinions, myths, and old wives’ tales,” Shannon Riley-Coyner said. “With so much conflicting information, how do you know which theory is best for training your dog?”
She explained: “The Evolution of Dog Training details how to teach your dog, one step at a time, without causing your dog pain or fear. He carefully explains how training with choke chains began and why trainers now use clickers instead.
The Evolution of Dog Training helps humans understand what current research and scientific studies say about how dogs learn, making it easier to grow from a beloved pet to a well-behaved dog.
“Whether you’ve been training dogs for decades or this is your very first time, this book will help you sort through all the opinions, so you can train effectively and humanely,” Riley-Coyner said.
Shannon Riley-Coyner will be at Bank of Books from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. PDT on Saturday, April 30 at 820 E. Main St., Santa Paula, CA. She’ll be on hand to answer questions and sign her best-selling book, “The Evolution of Dog Training: From Choke Chains to Clickers, Uncovering the Secrets of Have a Well-Behaved Dog.”
Riley-Coyner toured nationally on TV and was featured on Bloom to discuss animal training and how it can be truly powerless with Gayle Guyardo recently. For more information on Shannon’s newest course, “Truly Force Free Good Manners”, visit TrulyForceFree.com/bloom to receive a SPECIAL 50% BLOOM OFFER on Shannon’s Truly Force Free Good Manners course.
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Top Seller Status
The Evolution of Dog Training: From Chain Chokes to Clickers, Uncovering the Secrets to Having a Well-Behaved Dog by Shannon Riley-Coyner tops Amazon charts with 16 accomplishments, including seven #1 designations best sellers in dog care and health, dog training, medicine and psychology, breeding, dogs and wolves, and animal and comparative psychology. The Evolution of Dog Training was also a new No. 1 release in six categories in the United States, including dog health and care, dog training, medicine and psychology, breeding, and animal and comparative psychology. .
The book also ranked in the top 100 for veterinary medicine in the UK and #16 for small animal medicine in Canada.
Shannon Riley-Coyner is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Certified Veterinary Technician, and Certified Training Partner of Karen Pryor Academy. She regularly speaks to an international audience and offers free training for dog owners as well as CEU credits for trainers.
Shannon Coyner-Riley was also featured on Daytime with host Maggie Rodriguez discussing how to be truly strengthless while training your best dog friend. Visit TrulyForceFree.com/daytime to get 50% off Shannon’s Truly Force Free Good Manners course.
To listen Pets in the Garden Discussion Podcast to learn about positive reinforcement, animal training, and behavior, all from a compassionate, science-based approach.
Shannon Riley-Coyner has several free training programs on her website. Every month, she hosts a YouTube Live Ask The Animal Trainer.
An internationally sought-after speaker, Shannon has been a lifelong animal lover and animal trainer for over 20 years. She has spent her life observing, caring for and training animals of all kinds. She spoke at Pet Professional Guilds Geek Week Australia in 2021, worked in the bird department of Marine World Africa USA and worked as a handler and trainer for an African Serval cat at Safari West, a private zoo in Santa Rose, California. She has been involved in behavioral studies, including sightings of bald eagles and addax antelopes throughout the San Francisco Zoo and Safari West.
His education includes a degree in biology, specializing in zoology from Sonoma State. She is a Licensed Veterinary Technician, Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Certified Training Partner of Karen Pryor Academy, Fellow of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, and Fellow of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants.
Shannon created Truly Force Free Animal Training in 2015 so anyone, anywhere can have access to force-free positive reinforcement animal training. In 2018 Shannon published “The Evolution of Dog Training” available in audio, print and eBook.
Shannon’s dog training philosophy revolves around positive reinforcement without force, however, her ultimate goal is to build healthy, happy relationships between pets and their people. Diet, exercise, environment, and training all play an important role in achieving this goal.
Shannon spent many years as the head dog trainer for PAWS for Healing, a pet-assisted therapy organization. She conducted temperament tests and helped train therapy dogs that visited hospitals, veterans groups, special education facilities and convalescent homes. She is a firm believer in the benefits of developing the human-animal bond and can help mentor pets and their human companions to develop this connection.
Shannon is a past president of the Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians.