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by Rolan Tripp, DVM and Susan Tripp, MS

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First 14 Days

1. Welcome Index

2. First Impression
Top 10 Mistakes

3. Early Socialization
PPt- Feline Body Language
Socialization Q&A

4. Hand Feed
Pet Hand Feeding


5. Litterbox Introduction
Litterbox Training Q&A

6.
Gentling
Kitten Gentling

Kitten Gentling to Develop an IdealCat™ Personality



7. Kitten Play Groups
Kitten Behavior and Training

8. Interactive Toys

Behavior Tools

9. Kennel Train
Kennel, Travel, Bathing Training
Kennel Training

10. Collars, Harness, Leashes
Walking On A Leash

11. Vet Visit
Veterinary Visits
Feline Inpatient Anti-Stress

12, Kitten Proofing
Scratching and Declawing- Q&A
Cat Destructive Clawing


13. Body Language
Body Language
PPt- Normal Feline Body Language

14. Finicky Eater
Pet Behavioral Aspects of Postnatal Care



Week 3  - 18

15. Nail Trims
Nail Trims

16. Encouraging Vocalization
Vocalization - Q&A


17. Comfy Cat Beds

Dog vs. Cat - Which Makes the Best Pet?

18. Play Behaviors
Play
Play Aggression - Q&A

19. Why Kittens Don't Come
Pet Behavior Mod. Techniques - Q&A

20. Calling All Kittens
Teaching Come

21. No Physical Punishment
Pets Aloof or Independent

22. Kid Friendly
Pet Cookie Toss
Pets May Prevent Asthma Pets
Pets and Children - Q&A

23. Socialization
Pet Learning and Reinforcement - Q&A

24. Teaching Sit

Teaching Cats to Sit


25. Say Please
Topics for dogs but still apply

Using Food to Remind and Reward
Using Food as a Training Tool


26. Ping Pong Kitty
Exercise

27. Learn to Earn

Neutering Q&A

28. Teaching House Rules
Introducing to a New Home - Q&A

29. Prevention
Pet Forbidden Areas
Destructive Clawing

30. Vertical Space

Cat Indoor Happiness QA


Week 19 - 42

31. Nocturnal Activity
Nocturnal Activity Q&A

32. Hyperactivity
Hyperactivity

33. Litterbox Tips
Feline Inappropriate Elimination

34. Multiple Cats
Aggression of Cats towards Kittens
Cat Housemate Aggression

35. Brain Not Brawn
Punishment- Q&A

36. Signs of Stress
Stress

ELessons every 2 weeks

37. How to Reduce Stress
Pet Behavior Products - Q&A
Increasing Resources
Adding Feliway


38. Attention Seeking
Pet Attention Seeking

Q&A: 1) Kennel training; 2) Aloof feline; 3) When to spay



39. Quality of Life

Indoor Happiness - Q&A

40. Sucking
Self Mutilation
Chewing and Sucking - Q&A

41. Kneading

Suckling And Kneading

42. Feline Vocabulary
Teaching Vocabulary

43. Feline Communication
Pet Body Language of Love


44. Household Dogs
Introducing Dogs to Cats
Canine Feline Peace Process

45. Household Cats
Housemate Aggression


Powerpoint learning
Mind & Spirit of Cats
Reading Feline Body Language

Week 43 - 54

46. Food Puzzles
Pet Food Puzzles - Becker

Pet Food Puzzles for Boarding Kennels -Tripp

47. Pet Travel
Pet Air Travel
Pet Safe Air Travel by Kennel

Travel Related Problems - Q&A
Moving to a New Home Q&A

48. Aggression to People
Aggression Toward People
Aggression Toward Owners

Redirected Aggression - Q&A

49. Cat Aggression
Pet Aggression Primer - Q&A
Pet Aggression Territorial - Q&A

50. Feline Spraying
Urine Marking - Q&A

Spraying Solutions -
What Are They Thinking?

 



51. Litterbox issues
Litterbox Issues
Housesoiling - Q&A


End of Year One! Miscellaneous topics

52. Invisible Cat
Pet Invisible Dog or Cat

Leadership Petting
Aggression- Q&A

53. Extinction Burst
Defining Behavior Mod Terms

54. Behavior Medicine

Indications for a Medical Workup
Pet Behavior Diagnosis - Q&A

Behavior Books and Resources

55. Elimination Problems
Inappropriate Elimination
PPt- Feline Inappropriate Elimination

56. Feline Fears
Fearfulness- Q&A
Pet Fears and Phobias
People

57. Feline Fears
Pet Fears and Phobias
Places
Pet Fears - Generalized Phobias


58. Noise Phobias
Noises and Places- Q&A


59. Behavioral Treatment
Pet Behavior Medication Basics
Behavioral Rx - Side Effects

Pet Behavioral Drug Therapy - Q&A


60. Pet Selection

Pet Selection Guidelines - Q&A;A

61. Older Pets
Pets Who Grieve

Pet Behavior Problems of Older

"Helping you raise a happy, well-behaved cat and a fabulous feline friend for life."

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