Naughty No More: Change Unwanted Behaviors Through Positive Reinforcement by Marilyn KriegerNaughty No More: Change Unwanted Behaviors Through Positive Reinforcement by Marilyn Krieger

Naughty No More: Change Unwanted Behaviors Through Positive Reinforcement

byMarilyn Krieger

Paperback | January 11, 2011

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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.

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!

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 catchanne...
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Title:Naughty No More: Change Unwanted Behaviors Through Positive ReinforcementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 11 × 8 × 0.5 inPublished:January 11, 2011Publisher:FOX CHAPEL PUBLISHINGLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1933958928

ISBN - 13:9781933958927

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Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from It describes well the content of the book. This book was recommended by my vet and I was very happy with it. I found it clearly written and the information was very useful in understanding how to change my cat's troublesome habits.
Date published: 2014-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Book on Cat Training This is currently the best book on positively training your cat to develop the behaviours you want and extinquish the behaviours you don't want. The process described requires some patience and commitment but is also a lot of fun - as your cat and you begin to communicate more clearly. The pictures are wonderful and the descriptions are clear. I would also recommend that anyone really interested in clickertraining cats join the clickertraining Cat Chat group. They provide the needed support when questions arise that can't be covered in one book.
Date published: 2011-04-22

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

Editorial Reviews

“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