Clicker Articles

General Clicker Training Articles

Talk to the Animals - Clicker Training as a Communication Tool - by Joan Orr

General introduction to clicker training, its development and benefits to animals and humans. (published in the Latham Letter)

Clicker Training - by Greg Barker (Kintala Club)

Excellent technical introductory article that explains how to get started, provides tips for success, gives detailed examples of training steps and some more advanced topics.

Introducing the Clicker - by Joan Orr

How to make the most of your rabbit or other small pet's first clicker experience and get started quickly.

Weaning Off the Clicker and Treats - by Joan Orr

The clicker is a training tool and is not used forever once a trick is learned. This article explains how to wean off the clicker and treats.

Set up the Training Environment for Success - by Joan Orr

How to sep up the training environment to maximize the potential for success and minimize the potential for frustration for you and your rabbit or other small pet.

Obstacle Courses for Critters - by Joan Orr

Basic steps for teaching a rabbit or other small pet to navigate an obstacle course.

Clicker Bunny Articles

Getting Started series of clicker training articles - read this series for step-by-step instructions on clicker training your rabbit

Clicker Training Your Rabbit - by Joan Orr and Teresa Lewin

An introduction to clicker training and considerations when working with bunnies. (published in Rabbits USA, 2005)

Taming Shy and Feral Rabbits with Clicker Training - by Andrea Bratt-Frick and Jean Silva

How to use clicker training to build confidence and eliminate fearful behavior in shy and feral rabbits.

Clicker Critter Articles

Clicker Training for Small Pets - by Joan Orr and Teresa Lewin

How to choose the right things to teach based on a pet's abilities, how to set up for success and teach basic behaviors that all pets can learn. (published in Pets magazine, Sept 2005)

Clicker Training Your Ferret - by Joan Orr and Teresa Lewin

An introduction to clicker training and considerations when working with ferrets. (published in Ferrets magazine, May 2006)