It was practical and enthusing. I now definitely have a better understanding of cat behavior and canine cognitive dysfunction
Excellent background information on cat behavior rather just focusing on one aspect. Can apply information to a range of cat related behavioral problems
- Get practical help with canine cognitive dysfunction, noise phobias and inter-cat conflict
- You have a whole year’s access to recorded sessions and study notes for reviewing key points
- Superb value for money - you learn without travelling or paying for accommodation, childcare or petcare
- Watch the live meetings OR the recordings on your iPad, mobile, PC or tablet
- Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification
Canine Cognitive Dysfunction
- How to make owners aware that their dog needs help: the use of screening tools, such as online questionnaires, to help detect cases of CCD
- How to assess the severity of a problem and identify the best treatments
- The impact of age and CCD on the owner-dog bond
- How signs of CCD are affected by other age-related health problems: how to take a holistic approach to the wellbeing of elderly dogs
- The changes that are responsible for dogs showing signs of dementia
- Treatment of CCD, including modification to the diet, physical and social environment, as well as drug treatment
Fear of Loud Noises in Dogs
- How to make owners aware that their dog needs help: the use of screening tools, such as online questionnaires, to help detect cases of noise fear in dogs
- How to differentiate between mild, moderate and severe problems, and identify the dogs that are genuinely phobic and not just afraid of loud noises
- Current evidence on demographics of noise fears in dogs and how to prevent noise fears
- How generalisation and conditioned associations lead to worsening problems in fearful dogs
- Treatment of noise fears in dogs, including behavioural therapy, environmental modification, how owners should react, nutraceuticals and drugs (short term and long term)
Inter-Cat Conflict Between Resident Cats
- How to detect inter-cat conflict before problems get serious: Use of questionnaires and simple stress scoring systems
- Why domestic cats conflict with each other: the natural order of feline society and how it is constrained by domestic living
- Evidence for the health impact of conflict
- What happens when conflict leads to spraying, injuries and destructiveness
- How to prevent problems: how many cats to keep, what mix of ages and sexes works best, and how to introduce new cats to a household
- Treatment of inter-cat conflict, including environmental modification, pheromones and medication
BVetMed DipAS(CABC) MRCVS
Jon graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 1992. He is consultant in behavioural medicine at the Queen Mother Hospital for Small Animals and Honorary Lecturer at the Royal Veterinary College and sees referral cases from all over the South East of England. He is the author of chapters in several books, including the current BSAVA manual and “100 top consultations”, and is the co-author of “Behavioural Problems in Small Animals”. Jon is also actively involved in a wide range of research topics, including noise fears, the human-animal bond, animal hoarding, epilepsy, and canine cognitive dysfunction.
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Excellent Mini Series, really enjoyed it, and especially looking forward to using all the client handouts and information sheets for each section which have been provided
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Very thorough and comprehensive courses. The course notes are a great addition too.