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The Effects of Clicker Training on Stress in Communally Housed Shelter Cats

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dc.contributor.author Verdino, Savana
dc.date.accessioned 2021-04-19T19:24:07Z
dc.date.available 2021-04-19T19:24:07Z
dc.date.created 2020
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11216/3705
dc.description 2020 Celebration of Student Research and Creativity presentation en_US
dc.description.abstract Stress is a major concern regarding shelter cat populations, as it has many health and behavioral implications that could prolong their stay in a shelter environment. Many studies have looked at stress reduction methods in individually housed cats, but not those housed in communal rooms. This study focused on these communally housed cats and the effects that clicker training had on their stress levels. It was found that after six sessions, cats exhibited significantly lower overall stress scores. This suggests that clicker training could assist in improving the welfare and adoptability of communally housed shelter cats. en_US
dc.description.uri https://youtu.be/7ljOGFSgklc en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Celebration of Student Research and Creativity;2020
dc.subject Clicker training (Animal training) en_US
dc.subject Cats Behavior therapy en_US
dc.subject Animal shelters en_US
dc.subject Cats Effects of stress on en_US
dc.title The Effects of Clicker Training on Stress in Communally Housed Shelter Cats en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US


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