Carrier Train Your Cat
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Carrier Train Your Cat

Teach your cat to voluntarily go in the carrier!
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Last updated 3/2020
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 6 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to get your cat to voluntarily enter a carrier
  • Basics of clicker training
  • A stress free way of going to the vet
  • A new way to bond with your cat
Requirements
  • A clicker
  • A hard top carrier with removable top
  • A food-motivated cat
  • High value cat treats
Description

Do you have to wrestle your cat into the carrier when it's time to go to the vet? At the very least this is stressful, at worst someone gets injured. This course teaches you how to use positive reinforcement methods to get your cat to voluntarily walk into the carrier on cue. You also bond with your cat and start learning clicker training so you can teach more skills on your training journey!

Who this course is for:
  • Cat guardians looking to bond with their cats.
  • Cat guardians looking to make traveling cats them a lot easier.
  • Anyone interested in cat behavior.
  • Cat rescue and transport volunteers.
  • Vet techs.
Course content
Expand all 5 lectures 01:01:57
+ Introduction
2 lectures 23:57

Meet your instructor.

What is fear free?

Why carrier train?

Preview 08:16

Learn the basics of clicker training and learning theory.

Preview 15:41
Using the treats handout, identify your cat's favorite treat. "Load the clicker" with that treat: click immediately followed by a treat 5 times in a row for a minimum of one time.
Load Your Clicker
2 questions

Test your knowledge of the clicker training terminology.

Clicker Training Quiz
7 questions
+ Carrier Training Time!
3 lectures 38:00

Now we get to the point of the course: how to get your cat in the carrier on command! First we desensitize the cat to the carrier, lure the cat in, teach the cue, and end by going in on cue with the carrier door shut.

Training Your Cat to go in the Carrier
16:29
Carrier training is a lot like this nursery rhyme. Watch the video and compare.
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Spider
1 question
Do each of the exercises outlined in Lecture 3 until your cat can do each of them 5 consecutive times successfully.
Do the Exercises at Home
1 question

Now that your cat can go in the carrier on cue, continue to train for travel success.

Training Your Cat to Travel
15:23
Imagine all the steps you have to take to get your cat to your destination. Picture it in your mind, write it down, and walk through it.
Break Down Your Commute
1 question

Final thoughts for continued success after the course including:

  1. Fading

  2. Practicing

  3. The Matching Law

Conclusion
06:08