Naughty No More: Change Unwanted Behaviors Through Positive Reinforcement

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Thought you couldn’t train your cat and resolve troublesome cat behavior challenges? Yes, you can! Clicker training, combined with other friendly, positive behavior modification techniques can effectively solve cat behavior problems and train your cat in a way that will be quick and easy for you—and fun for your cat. Clicker training can also improve your cat's activity rate, attitude and, more importantly, strengthen the bonds between you and your cat.

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Overview


Thought you couldn’t train your cat and resolve troublesome cat behavior challenges? Yes, you can! Clicker training, combined with other friendly, positive behavior modification techniques can effectively solve cat behavior problems and train your cat in a way that will be quick and easy for you—and fun for your cat. Clicker training can also improve your cat's activity rate, attitude and, more importantly, strengthen the bonds between you and your cat.

In this easy-to-read beginner's guide, Marilyn Krieger, a leading clicker-training expert, tells you how to teach your cat to: sit and stay and not dart out of doors; not scratch the furniture; have stress-free introductions to new cats; stay off the table and counters; get along better with you, your guests and other cats; have a stress free association with both the cat carrier and the trip to the veterinarian; do tricks and much more!

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

“Cats love clicker training....This book can make a better life for your cat and a happier cat in your life.”
—Karen Pryor, author of Reaching the Animal Mind

“I recommend Click Your Cat to Better Behavior to cat owners who are training novices and to anyone just starting out in clicker training.”
—Bob Bailey, animal trainer

“This book delivers the tools we need to turn ‘catastrophes’ into learning opportunities, which is the key to living and learning with animals." —Susan G. Friedman, PhD, Psychology Professor, Utah State University

“Krieger presents sensible, easy-to-follow training solutions for the major issues that vex cat owners [in this] well-thought-out, delightfully written training book that belongs in the library of every cat lover.”
—Alexandra Kurland, author of The Click That Teaches

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933958927
  • Publisher: i5 Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/11/2011
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 233,584
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author


Marilyn Krieger, certified cat behavior consultant, is a nationally known cat behavior consultant, who helps resolve cat behavior issues using positive and humane methods, modifying behavior through clicker training and altering the cat’s environment. In addition to writing cat behavior columns for both Cat Fancy Magazine and catchannel.com, Marilyn’s articles and columns have been published in USA Today, Catnip, Tufts University publications, Cats USA as well as other journals. She also frequently appears as a guest on television and radio programs, providing valuable tips and insight on how to improve cat behavior.

Marilyn owns The Cat Coach, LLC, a cat-behavior consulting business. In addition to solving cat behavior challenges for her clients, she offers seminars, lectures, and classes on cat behavior and cat training. She is a member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC), for which she sits on the board of directors and co-chairs the Cat Division. More information about Marilyn is available on her site: www.thecatcoach.com.

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Table of Contents


Table of Contents

Introduction

1. A Brief History of Clicker Training

2. The Basics (Cats Just Wanna Have Fun)

3. The Counter Surfer

4. Dangerous Door Darting

5. The Art of Scratching

6. Matchmaking Skills

7. Get Serious about Aggression

8. Take the Trauma out of Carriers and Vet Visits

9. Cats with Bathroom Issues

10. Tricks

Resources

Index

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  • Posted November 1, 2011

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    This book has tools that are beneficial in getting your cat to perform in a satifactory manner.Obviously,not all cats are alike but I was able to teach my cat tasks by following the instructions in the book.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 21, 2013

    Good

    Helos trainung cats, though it could be just a bit better!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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