As many of you know, this year I have been continuing my studies onto the 2nd year of the COAPE diploma for behaviourists and trainers. Not only has this course been a fantastic continuation of the year 1 diploma, but there has also been a huge focus on the practical aspects of managing the way we work. One factor highlighted by Peter Neville, one of the founders of COAPE, in a lecture on our last weekend, was that many behaviourists are not charging for, or managing, their time appropriately and this puts the behaviourist, their clients and their pets at a disadvantage.
Category: Cat Behaviour
When I tell people that I offer a behaviour advice service just for cat owners, some people look at me like I am a little bit mad. Which probably isn’t too far from the truth!
In 2014 I completed my first year of COAPE’s diploma in companion animal training and behaviour. Whilst most people think of a pet behaviourist helping problem dogs, many are surprised to learn we also deal with problem cats! Common problems include: