RACE-APPROVED 1 HOUR CE COURSE
This course reviews and defines the two most common forms of house soiling in the cat, urine marking and inappropriate elimination. The diagnostic criteria for each form will be described, along with the most common causes for each type of house soiling. Different aspects of prevention and treatment will also be included.
After completing this course, attendees will be able to differentiate between the two most common forms of house soiling in the cat, understand the most common causes for these problems and be able to recommend appropriate treatment for each.
- Feline House Soiling
- The Culprit
- Marking vs. Elimination
- What Are Common Triggers?
- Treatment for the Urine Marking Cat
- Treatment for the House Soiling Cat
About the Author
Valarie V. Tynes, DVM, DACVB, DACAW is a native Texan and received her DVM from Texas A&M University. She worked in private practice for 14 years before returning to academia to pursue a residency in clinical animal behavior at the University of California at Davis in 2000. She has been a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists since 2003 and is currently Immediate Past President of the College. She is also Board Certified in Animal Welfare. Her special interests are the behavior and welfare of pet pigs, exotic pets and zoo animals. She is a frequent speaker at veterinary meetings around the country and author of numerous articles and textbook chapters. She joined Ceva in October of 2014 as a veterinary services specialist but continues to provide consulting services to zoos.