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Teach Your Cat to Walk Through a Hoop

Cats are known for having independent natures, but that doesn’t mean that they don’t love training! One fun and impressive…
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Teach Your Cat to Ring a Bell

As many cats live their entire lives indoors, clicker training can provide valuable mental and physical stimulation. But where to…
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Successful Cat Introductions

Bringing a new cat into a home with other cats? Let’s face it: cats are territorial, so you will want…
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Cat-Alyze Your Trick Training

Trick training is usually associated with dogs, but that’s no longer the case. Cats are now joining the fun! With…
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Station Training with Cats

Does your cat beg or swat at you while you are fixing his/her food? Station training, teaching your cat to…
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Reinforcement Delivery for Cats

Despite popular belief, cats can be trained. Training any animal, the key is finding the right reinforcement and reinforcement delivery!…
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Teach Your Cat to Follow a Target

Imagine if you could teach your cat to go into or out of a carrier effortlessly, without physical manipulation. How…
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Yes, You Can Train Kittens!

Kittens are highly intelligent animals that, just like their canine counterparts, are capable of learning a variety of behaviors. Beginning…
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Cooperative Care for Cats

Do you struggle with giving your cat medication? You aren’t alone. Getting cats to take medication can be a challenge,…
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Happy Cat Day: Fun with Shaping

How do you celebrate National Cat Day? At Karen Pryor Academy (KPA), we celebrate by teaching our cats new behaviors,…
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Preparing for Your Kitten’s First Vet Visit

Anyone who has ever taken a cat to the vet knows that it can be a stressful experience for both…
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Teach Your Cat to Sit

One of the most useful (and easy) behaviors that you can teach your cat is to sit on cue. Not…
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