During this interview at the Fetch dvm360® conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, DABVP (Feline Practice), offers insight on environmental enrichment and modification and how they can improve cats' lives
In this dvm360® interview, Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, DABVP (Feline Practice), explains the difference between environmental enrichment and environmental modification, plus how these enhancements can help felines thrive.
View the video below for the entire discussion. The following is a partial transcript.
Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, DABVP (Feline Practice): [Environmental enrichment and environmental modification] are both very different. Enrichment means that we're making the [environment] more cat-like. So we're understanding how cats think and what they need in their lives to have a fulfilling life [and] to be able to act out their normal repertoire of behaviors.