Naughty No More! Changing Unwanted Cat Behaviors through Positive Reinforcement
IAABC CEUs: pending
This class is about changing troublesome cat behaviors through a combination of clicker training, environmental management and other positive techniques. In addition to discussing how to use clicker training to modify behaviors, the class focuses on changing specific problem behaviors such as furniture scratching, counter surfing and introducing cats to each other as well as others.
Recommended text (not required for the telecourse): Cat Fancy’s Naughty No More! by Marilyn Krieger.
Marilyn Krieger, CCBC, MA, member of the Board of Directors and co-chair, Cat Division of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) and owner of The Cat Coach, LLCSM has been counseling national and international clients on cat behavior issues since 1990.
She is the resident cat behaviorist for Cat Fancy Magazine’s web site, catchannel.com and has received attention in such prominent media outlets as USA Today, Cat Fancy Magazine, MSNBC, San Jose Mercury News and The Oakland Tribune and others. She frequently guests on television and radio programs, providing valuable tips and insights on how to modify cat and their human companion’s behaviors.
Marilyn authors “Ask The Cat Coach” for Animal Radio Network’s monthly magazine and also has written for Animal Behavior Consulting: Theory and Practice, the IAABC journal, Catnip, the Tufts University journal as well as many other publications.
Based in Northern California, Marilyn donates her expertise in cat behavior to the Peninsula Humane Society. Additionally, she volunteers her time as coordinator for California Bengal Cat Rescue, finding homes for Bengals, Savannahs, Chausies and other domestic/wild cat cross hybrids and is considered one of the leading experts on the Bengal breed.
Marilyn speaks and teaches cat behavior classes nationally and is certified through the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants.
Refund Policy: The course fee will be refunded, in its entirety, so long as the enrollee requests a refund in writing no later than the 14th day after the course is purchased. Alternatively, the enrollee may request an exchange or credit toward a different course, instead of a refund.