In ongoing recognition of Dr. Sophia Yin, I am presenting here the most recent article posted to her website. In this post, Dr. Valerie Jonckheer–Sheehy discusses how to implement positive reinforcement and desensitization to trim a cat’s nails in an exam room setting. This provides just one example of the implementation of low-stress veterinary handling techniques of which Dr. Yin was such an avid supporter.

An original presentation by Dr. Yin of the use of desensitization and reinforcement of tolerance of nail clipping with dogs and cats is presented in video format here:

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