CEU Event: A Serious Game: Understanding cats' predatory and play behavior

When: Ongoing
Where: Online


CPDT-KSA Knowledge: 0.00
CPDT-KSA Skills: 0.00

* Courses approved for CBCC-KA CEUs may be applied to a CPDT-KA or CPDT-KSA recertification. Courses approved for CPDT-KA or CPDT-KSA may not be applied to a CBCC-KA recertification.

PLEASE NOTE: CPDT-KA can earn a MAXIMUM of 12 CPDT-KSA Skills CEUS within their 3 year certification period.


Play behavior is found throughout the animal kingdom, but why? In dogs, one primary function of play is building social cohesion. To contrast, for cats play is primarily an outlet for predatory behavior. This presentation will review the scientific literature related to cat play, including its development and functions. On a more applied level, I will discuss how play is related to cat welfare, play-related problems that cat owners may experience, and how play can be used as part of a behavior modification plan.

Sponsor:IAABC Foundation
Speaker(s):Mikel Delgado

 Email: courses@iaabcfoundation.org
 Web: https://iaabcfoundation.org/2023-animal-behavior-conference/