Category: Student

Starting Your Kitten Off on the Right Paw by Enrolling in Kitty Kindergarten

When researching kitten classes, look for those run by veterinary professionals, cat behavior consultants, or animal trainers who use positive reinforcement as their method of training.

The Three-Term Contingency: The ABCs of Behavior

This method is based on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), which helps you understand, predict, and modify your pet’s actions to improve communication and solve behavior problems.

Cooperative Care in Veterinary Medicine

Cooperative care teaches veterinary staff, caregivers, and animal trainers how to communicate effectively with and support the emotional well-being of the individual pet based on that pet’s specific needs and progress.

Food Dispensing and Puzzle Toys for Cats

Cats need mental stimulation to keep their minds sharp.

How To Set Up a Treatment Station for Your Pet

All pets will need grooming and veterinary care at some point in their lives. Setting up a predictable treatment station for your pet will help decrease stress.

When Excitement Causes Your Dog to Tinkle: Conflict (Submissive) and Excitement Urination

Does your dog suddenly lose control of their bladder when you get home? Or when you lean over to pet them, or while greeting visitors? This behavior may be excitement or conflict urination.

Low Stress Handling® Silver-Level Certification

Individual Certification at this level demonstrates to clients and employers the individual’s dedicated interest in Low Stress Handling®. Hospital Certification at this level demonstrates to clients and staff the hospital’s commitment to appropriately training staff in Low Stress Handling® methods.

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