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This article discusses the most common misconceptions regarding dog behaviour. The possible explanations for these behaviours exhibited by dogs are given as well as measures that should be taken to correct or modify them.

Author(s)
Tynes, V. V.
Publisher
Advanstar Communications Inc, Duluth, USA
Citation
Veterinary Medicine, 2011, 106, 7, pp 342-344
Abstract

Understanding the mechanisms that give rise to social structure is central to predicting the evolutionary and ecological outcomes of social interactions. Modeling this process is challenging, because all individuals simultaneously behave in ways that shape their social environments - a process...

Author(s)
Foley, B. R.; Saltz, J. B.; Nuzhdin, S. V.; Marjoram, P.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
American Naturalist, 2015, 185, 6, pp 797-808
Abstract

We investigated the social effects of the removal of two adult females, including the founder of a matriline, in a group of captive Campbell's monkeys (Cercopithecus campbelli campbelli). Their social behaviour was recorded 1 month before, 1 week after, and 7 months after the removal of the...

Author(s)
Lemasson, A.; Gautier, J. P.; Hausberger, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2005, 91, 3/4, pp 289-296
Abstract

This study aimed at analysing the effects of age, horn and places on biting and butting as intraspecies aggressive activities. Seventy-two Turkish Saanen goats were used as animal material and 22,686 aggressive behaviours were recorded in different places from a total of 118 h direct observation....

Author(s)
Tölü, C.; Savaș, T.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2007, 102, 1/2, pp 124-129
Abstract

Observations were made between Nov. 1974 and Dec. 1975 on the behaviour of Dutch and Ermine domestic rabbits and of European wild rabbits, all 3 types being kept separately. The males of the domestic breeds, particularly the Ermine, showed greater aggression, sexual activity and chinning than...

Author(s)
Kraft, R.
Citation
Zeitschrift fur Tierzuchtung und Zuchtungsbiologie, 1979, 95, 3/4, pp 165-179
Abstract

There is a close connexion between the function and stability of the social hierarchy and the surrounding environment. Environmental factors which break down the social ranking involve development of frustrated and aggressive behaviour, with increased tail biting and consequent reduced...

Author(s)
Hansen, L. L.; Hagelsoe, A. M.
Citation
Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, 1980, 30, 4, pp 388-392
Abstract

The dog is a favoured companion of man, because like man, they are social animals. It is natural for a dog to live and interact within a group. Despite being domesticated, dogs today still require a group or pack structure like their ancestors and wild relatives. Some dogs will naturally choose to...

Author(s)
Tataruca, S. C.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences, Central Library (Exchanges), Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Buletinul Universității de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară Cluj-Napoca, Seria Zootehnie și Biotehnologii, 2002, 57, pp 177-182
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Author(s)
O'Keeffe, L.; Rice, M.; Hemsworth, P. H.
Publisher
Australian Pig Science Association (Inc), Werribee, Australia
Citation
Manipulating pig production XIII. Proceedings of the Thirteenth Biennial Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association (APSA), Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 27-30 November, 2011, 2011, pp 101
Abstract

An experiment was carried out to determine the effect of group size on the production and behaviour of broilers. A total of 600 day-old broiler were randomly divided into three groups, A (n=150), B (n=200) and C (n=250), at the beginning of the 3rd week of age and housed at the Poultry Experiment...

Author(s)
Rind, M. I.; Shahani, N. A.; Rahmatullah Rind; Kalhoro, A. B.; Rind, M. M.; Rind, A. N.
Publisher
Grace Publications Network, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 2004, 3, 8, pp 554-556
Abstract

In order to typify their temperaments and facilitate their training and formation of desired behaviour, 24 7-week-old Pointer, Boxer, and German Shepherd puppies were tested twice in an ethological test. Emphasis was put on behavioural activities such as fear, orientation, purposefulness,...

Author(s)
Stoycheva, I.; Uzunova, K.; Binev, R.; Bivolarski, B.; Georgieva, V.; Rusenov, A.; Slavov, T.
Publisher
Veteriner Fakültesi Dekanlığı, Istanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Citation
Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi (Istanbul), 2013, 39, 1, pp 84-92

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