Feline Science Symposium 2018

Feline Science Symposium 2018

Saturday, November 3, 2018
The San Francisco SPCA
243 Alabama Street
94103 San Francisco, CA

Calling all cat people!

It's been too long that dogs have gotten all the glory.  

We know that cats have complex social and behavioral lives, and the ability to be trained and socialized. If you're excited about understanding and enhancing the welfare of America's most popular pet, join us for a day of cat behavior science!

Expert Speakers and Presentation Topics:

  • James Serpell, PhD – Feline Behavioral Assessment: The Benefits and Limitations of Online Surveys
  • Ilona Rodan, DVM, DABVP – Feline-Friendly Handling
  • Wailani Sung, PhD, DVM, DACVB – The 411 on Kitten Development and Behavioral Challenges
  • Mikel Delgado, PhD – Not Just for Fun: The Importance of Play for Cats
  • Kristyn Vitale, PhD – The Influence on Kitten Training and Socialization Classes on Kitten Behavior, Cognition, and the Kitten-Human Bond
  • Jeannine Berger, DVM, DACVB, DACAW, CAWA – Nothing to Sniffle About – A New Approach to Improving Welfare for Shelter Cats
  • Ragen McGowan, PhD – The Ins and Outs of the Litter Box from the Cat’s Perspective: State of the Science and Real World Applications


Get all the details and register at sfspca.org/FSS2018