Basic Cat Training

Training cats is much different than training dogs, but there are some basic cat training commands and techniques that they'll learn with the help of their owner. Use these tips and tricks to teach your cat how to use a litter box, discourage aggression, and more.

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What Is a Cue and How Is It Different from a Command in Pet Training?

Dogs, cats, birds, or guinea pigs … our pets are not born with the ability to understand human language. When you use cues paired with positive reinforcement, you can teach your pet all kinds of wonderful things.

Do Cats Know Their Names?

Cats know their names, but don’t expect them to always come when you call.

How to Train Your Cat Using a Clicker

Think cat training is impossible? Think again. Clicker training can help you effectively train your cat through sound and a handful of treats!

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Learn the why and how of training a pet to love his crate or carrier. Certified animal behavior consultant Amy Shojai shares her tips for making your pet's crate her favorite spot in the house.
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You Can Teach Your Cat to Use the Toilet, But Should You?

Sure, toilet training your cat sounds amazing, but is it really a good idea? Here are the pros and cons on toilet training for cats.

7 Essential Commands Your Cat Really Can Learn

Contrary to popular belief, cats are just as fun to train as dogs! Cat training is a great way to connect with your cat and teach her the meaning of a few key words.