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Problem behaviours in dogs rehomed through animal shelters can jeopardise the long-term success of adoptions. In this study, data from 61 adolescent and adult dog adoptions that occurred through an animal shelter in Auckland, New Zealand, from 1 November 2015 to 31 July 2016 were analysed to...

Author(s)
Gates, M. C.; Zito, S.; Thomas, J.; Dale, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2018, 8, 6, pp 93
Abstract

Individual behavioural differences in pet dogs are of great interest from a basic and applied research perspective. Most existing dog personality tests have specific (practical) goals in mind and so focused only on a limited aspect of dogs' personality, such as identifying problematic (aggressive...

Author(s)
Turcsán, B.; Wallis, L.; Virányi, Z.; Range, F.; Müller, C. A.; Huber, L.; Riemer, S.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 4, pp e0195448
Abstract

While dog owners ascribe different emotions to their pets, including jealousy, research on secondary emotions in nonhuman animals is very limited and, so far, only one study has investigated jealousy in dogs (Canis familiaris). This work explores jealousy in dogs one step further. We conducted two...

Author(s)
Prato-Previde, E.; Nicotra, V.; Pelosi, A.; Valsecchi, P.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 4, pp e0194577
Abstract

Objective: Evaluate weight loss parameters and to assess clinical signs related to osteoarthritis in dogs fed a new dietetic food (NDF). Design Prospective, uncontrolled/unmasked clinical trial. Animals: Thirty-eight overweight/obese, client-owned dogs with osteoarthritis. Methods Initial and...

Author(s)
Christmann, U.; Bečvářová, I.; Werre, S.; Meyer, H. P.
Publisher
Veterinary Solutions LLC, Apopka, USA
Citation
International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine, 2018, 16, 1, pp 81-93
Abstract

Macrophages represent a major component of the overall leucocyte population within neoplasms and are important for tumour behaviour in several cancers in human beings. However, little information regarding their role in canine mammary tumours (CMTs) is available. The aim of this study was to...

Author(s)
Monteiro, L. N.; Rodrigues, M. A.; Gomes, D. A.; Salgado, B. S.; Cassali, G. D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2018, 234, pp 119-125
Abstract

Trait impulsivity is an increasingly relevant topic for human and non-human animal personality research. There are similarities in dog and human manifestations of trait impulsivity at the behavioural, genetic, and neurobiological level. We investigated a well-validated measure of dog impulsivity...

Author(s)
Piotti, P.; Satchell, L. P.; Lockhart, T. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2018, 151, pp 104-110
Abstract

Humans readily attribute personality and behavioral traits to dogs, and these attributions influence decisions about adoption. This study focused on how these attributions could be influenced by breed and pose by using pictures of four breeds (Doberman Pinscher, Golden Retriever, pit bull, and...

Author(s)
Isgate, S.; Couchman, J. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 2018, 21, 1, pp 69-81
Abstract

Undesirable behaviors are common in the domestic dog population. This study aimed to identify similarities and differences in characteristics underlying 2 major groups of behavioral problems, and their treatment outcome. The study focused on 335 dogs that visited a Behavioral Clinic in northern...

Author(s)
Cannas, S.; Talamonti, Z.; Mazzola, S.; Minero, M.; Picciolini, A.; Palestrini, C.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2018, 24, pp 42-47
Abstract

Author(s)
O'Neill, D.
Publisher
Veterinary Ireland, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
Veterinary Ireland Journal, 2018, 8, 5, pp 303-305
Abstract

Aggression is the main reason for the intervention of a veterinarian behaviorist because of the emotional stress and risks involved, in aggression problems. Aggression is not only a very frequent problem, it is also a behavior that can have serious consequences both on the human-animal relationship ...

Author(s)
Palestrini, C.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2018, 35, 3, pp 5-13

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