Larry Kay is the bestselling author
of award-winning books, Training the Best Dog Ever,
The Big Book of Tricks for the Best Dog Ever,
and Life’s A Bark: What Dogs Teach Us About Life and Love
In addition to his award-winning dog films,
Larry wrote, produced, and directed TV documentaries and cartoons, computer games
and internet experiences for Disney, PBS, and The Muppets.
More than two million people follow Larry on his Positively Woof Facebook page
for resources, guidance, and his Dog Hugs video podcast.
Please give a warm welcome to … Larry Kay!
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Larry Kay is the bestselling author of three books, including the award-winning Training the Best Dog Ever. In addition to his award-winning dog films, Larry wrote, produced, and directed for Disney, PBS, and The Muppets. Larry and his dog Spider perform tricks for live TV, exhibitions, and conferences. More than two million dog lovers follow Larry on his Positively Woof Facebook page for resources, guidance, and his Dog Hugs video podcast.
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Larry Kay is the bestselling author of three books, including award-winners Training the Best Dog Ever and The Big Book of Tricks for the Best Dog Ever. Larry’s dog filmmaking awards include Pet Product News Editors’ Choice Award, Dogster Hero Award, Disney’s iParenting Media Award, and American Humane’s endorsement. He wrote, produced, and directed TV documentaries for PBS, TV cartoons for The Pink Panther, interactive entertainment for The Muppets, and Internet experiences for Disney. He taught at NYU’s Film/TV school.
Larry and his dog Spider performed dog tricks on live TV, in more than fifty shows at the California Science Center’s Dogs Exhibition, and opened for the Association of Professional Dog Trainers Annual Conference. More than two million dog lovers follow Larry on his Positively Woof Facebook page for resources, guidance, and his Dog Hugs video podcast, which he began hosting at the height of the pandemic.
Dog Tricks Save Lives
Dog Tricks Save Lives
Although it’s common for dog rescuers to become consumed with overwhelm, there is a solution that saves the lives of more homeless dogs … while also attracting more volunteers and contributors. Bestselling author and award-winning filmmaker Larry Kay shows audiences how teaching shelter dogs easy-to-learn dog tricks while filming them creates lasting impact. Through a blend of dynamic storytelling, myth-busting facts, heartwarming film clips, and tail-wagging tricks, your audiences will feel energized as they discover how even the smallest trick can lead to forever homes and renewed vitality for the rescue organization.Haven’t booked this keynote yet? Connect with Larry here.
When it comes to surviving and thriving in high-producing creative teams, there’s a lot to be learned from the dog world. Sharing his decades of experience as a media creator and producer, as well his knowledge of all things canine, Larry Kay shows how successful creative pros embrace both their inner “wild wolves” and “domesticated dogs,” making space for untamed vision and drive while also building a safe container where the entire team can grow: bringing in more ideas, more innovation, and more income.Haven’t booked this keynote yet? Connect with Larry here.
Dog Rescue Stars
Dog Rescue Stars
In this hands-on workshop, Larry directs participants to create short videos that get dogs adopted while attracting attention, donations, and volunteers to serve your rescue organization. As an award-winning filmmaker and former NYU film/TV teacher, Larry shows how inside every homeless dog is an undiscovered star. His breakthrough methods rapidly teach dogs the essentials to get them adoption-ready: a few wow tricks and fundamental socialization. Every canine graduate earns the best kind of stardom: becoming a loved companion in a forever home.Haven’t booked this keynote yet? Connect with Larry here.