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Jessica Lockhart

Dr. Jessica Lockhart received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Texas in Austin. She received her Masters and PhD in Experimental Psychology, with a focus on animal behavior and learning, from the University of Texas in Arlington. Her thesis work explored the nature of cooperation in captive lions. Her doctoral dissertation…

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Environmental enrichment for cats: Implementation and owner attitudes

With guest chatters, Dr. Jessica Lockhart, CAAB and Dr. Mikel Maria Delgado Environmental enrichment generally refers to the addition of activities, objects, or companionship to optimize physical and psychological states and improve an animal’s welfare while encouraging species-typical behaviors. In this CAABChat, Dr. Mikel Delgado, CAAB and  Dr. Jessica Lockhart, CAAB discuss the enrichment needs…

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How To Get Your Hands on A Hands Off Cat

Helping Under-Socialized Kittens In Shelters   For this unique CAABChat we welcome Ms. Adi Hovav and Dr. Jessica Lockhart, CAAB.  Both of these experienced individuals work for the ASPCA, and presented this talk at our recent IFAAB (Interdisciplinary Forum in Applied Animal Behavior) invitational annual meeting.  They’ve graciously agreed to share the information with our CAABChat…

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