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Cat Toilets: the details make the difference

Is it simply a toilet or details make the difference? Approaching main causes of elimination problems

Elimination problems are the second most common behavioral diagnose according to studies made around the world, right after reactive cats (common called aggressive). Making a correct diagnose is very important to do the adequate treatment. Differentiate between preference, aversion and marking is something mandatory to approach the problem in the correct way. However, the most common diagnose is aversion to one or more characteristics of the litter tray. Identifying all the cats' requirements and needs related with their toilet is the best way to prevent this common behavioral problem. Watch this video to know more about it... 

 

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Gonçalo da Graça Pereira

Gonçalo da Graça Pereira, DVM, MsC, PhD, Dip ECAWBM (BM), Dip ECAWBM (AWSEL) 

Veterinary Degree at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Lisbon. Master in Clinical Ethology and Animal Welfare at the Faculty of Veterinary from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. PhD in Veterinary Science at the Institute of Biomedical Science Abel Salazar in O’Porto. Diplomate by the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine, in both subspecialities (Behavioural Medicine and Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Legislation). Director of the Center for Animal Knowledge (Centro para o Conhecimento Animal). Professor of Animal Welfare, Behaviour and Training in Escola Superior Agrária de Elvas from Instituto Politécnico de Portalegre. Lecturer in different Faculties on Behavioural Medicine, Animal Welfare and Ethics. Trainer and speaker in Seminars, Conferences and Congresses national and internationally. Author, Co-author and Coordinator of several studies in animal behaviour and welfare in Portugal. Receive referral cases in Behaviour since 2003. Founder And Past-President of PsiAnimal – Portuguese Association of Behavioural Therapy and Animal Welfare. President of the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine (ECAWBM) and Vice-President of the European Society of Veterinary Clinical Ethology (ESVCE).

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