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Hi I am working on a cat training plan based on research both in the forums here and other sources. The goal for me is to be sure my wife and I are totally clear on how to proceed before adopting. This is what I have so far, any suggestions would be welcome ! CAT TRAINING PLAN 1. ENTERING THE HOME ON DAY 1 a. Cat 1 must be secured in a room with litter box b. Cat 2 must be secured in a room with cat box c. dog enters house with leash and muzzle d. gate is up to third floor, so dog can’t get up stairs 2. ONCE INSIDE THE HOUSE / DAY 1 a. Dog gets a few hours to check out the first two floors ( leash and muzzle stay on in case cats escape rooms ) and calm down b. When calm , Dog is taken to bedroom and put in crate with door closed. DH hangs out with dog in there while DW lets cats out and returns house to normal. c. Later when all is calm, Dog comes out of crate and DH muzzles and leashes dog in bedroom. d. Dog is is led through the house by DH. When cats are encountered, "Introduction protocol” is followed. 3. INTRODUCTION PROTOCOL a. Any act of aggression such as lunging, barking, growling, etc. by the greyhound should be discouraged with a firm “NO” and firm (not hard) tugging on the leash. b. Every time the dog looks away or ignores the cat they get rewarded with praise and treats.