Feline Fundamentals Webinars
Alana Stevenson is a professional animal behavior specialist. She has a graduate degree in biology education and is certified in Low-Stress Handling for Dogs and Cats. Alana is the author of two books on dog training and behavior modification, Training Your Dog the Humane Way and The Right Way, the First Time. Alana is on the Cat-Friendly Practice Advisory Council for the American Association of Feline Practitioners and holds memberships with the Animal Behavior Society, the International Society for Applied Ethology, the American Association of Feline Practitioners, and the Association of Animal Behavior Professionals.
Feline Fundamentals Low-Stress Handling Basics covers the importance of humane, low-stress handling methods and techniques when working with cats to keep their stress levels low and to prevent ourselves and cats from getting injured.
Feline Fundamentals is suitable for anyone who likes cats, wants to learn more about them, works with cats in a shelter or clinical setting, or volunteers in a shelter or rescue. Click on the graphics to sign up. Combined Basics 1 & 2 – $34.95 (no CE’s)
Feline Fundamentals Low-Stress Handling Basics 1
In Feline Fundamentals Low-Stress Handling Basics 1, Alana Stevenson will go over why low-stress handling is important, why our attitude matters, and how our approach affects cats. You will learn to recognize the differences in body-language between content happy cats and stressed, fearful ones, and understand simple environmental modifications that can be made when housing cats to keep them calmer, happier and more relaxed.
Feline Fundamentals Low-Stress Handling Basics 2
In Feline Fundamentals Low-Stress Handling Basics 2, you will learn low-stress handling techniques, how to use towels to keep cats calmer, and why you should avoid scruffing. Alana Stevenson will go over the principles of minimal restraint, and demonstrate how to safely and gently touch, pick up, hold and carry cats, as well as how to transfer them into and out of cages and carriers.