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This book provides readers with a better understanding of canine science, including evolutionary concepts, ethograms, brain structures and development, sensory perspectives, the science of emotions, social structure, and the natural history of the species. It provides an accessible, engaging...

Author(s)
Ha, J. C.; Campion, T. L.
Publisher
Academic Press, London, UK
Citation
Dog behavior. Modern science and our canine companions, 2019, pp 205 pp.
Abstract

Dog Behavior: Modern Science and Our Canine Companions provides readers with a better understanding of canine science, including evolutionary concepts, ethograms, brain structures and development, sensory perspectives, the science of emotions, social structure, and the natural history of the...

Author(s)
Campion, J. H. T.
Publisher
Academic Press, London, UK
Citation
Dog behavior: modern science and our canine companions, 2018, pp 278 pp.
Abstract

The septal nuclei are an evolutionarily well-conserved part of the limbic system, present in all vertebrate groups. Functionally, septal nuclei are involved in many important aspects of social behavior and lateral septum is considered a node of the social decision making network, together with...

Author(s)
Mayer, U.; Rosa-Salva, O.; Vallortigara, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Brain Research, 2017, 317, pp 71-81
Abstract

Understanding dogs' perceptual experience of both conspecifics and humans is important to understand how dogs evolved and the nature of their relationships with humans and other dogs. Olfaction is believed to be dogs' most powerful and perhaps important sense and an obvious place to begin for the...

Author(s)
Berns, G. S.; Brooks, A. M.; Spivak, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2015, 110, pp 37-46
Abstract

Early life vitamin D plays a prominent role in neurodevelopment and subsequent brain function, including schizophrenic-like outcomes and increasing evidence for an association with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Here, we investigate how early life vitamin D deficiency during rat pregnancy and...

Author(s)
Yates, N. J.; Tesic, D.; Feindel, K. W.; Smith, J. T.; Clarke, M. W.; Wale, C.; Crew, R. C.; Wharfe, M. D.; Whitehouse, A. J. O.; Wyrwoll, C. S.
Publisher
BioScientifica Ltd, Bristol, UK
Citation
Journal of Endocrinology, 2018, 237, 2, pp 73-85
Abstract

Socialisation is a unique learning process that enables young animals to better adapt to their future adult social habitat. Behind this apparent behavioural process is a neurologic structuration of the brain and enhancement of the mind.

Author(s)
Dehasse, J.
Publisher
Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA), Paris, France
Citation
European Journal of Companion Animal Practice, 2014, 24, 3, pp 4-8
Abstract

This paper aims at the presentation of the complex role of oxytocin, hypothalamic hormone stored in and released from the posterior pituitary. Secreted by magnocellular and parvocellular neurohypophysis neurons, oxytocin nonapeptide is found exclusively in mammals. It was long time considered as a...

Author(s)
Kania, B. F.; Wrońska, D.; Błachut, M.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2014, 89, 7, pp 583-587
Abstract

Prolonged consumption of ketogenic diets (KD) has reported neuroprotective benefits. Several studies suggest KD interventions could be useful in the management of neurological and developmental disorders. Alterations in the Engrailed (En) genes, specifically Engrailed 2 (En2), have...

Author(s)
Verpeut, J. L.; DiCicco-Bloom, E.; Bello, N. T.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Physiology & Behavior, 2016, 161, pp 90-98
Abstract

This special issue, entitled New Directions in Canine Behavior, features an important collection of new research findings, approaches and ideas within the field of canine behaviour and cognition. Many of these articles were invited based on presentations given as a part of the 2013 International...

Author(s)
Udell, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2015, 110, pp 1-132
AbstractFull Text

Early social isolation can have profound consequences on different social behaviours due to alterations in brain structures or gene expressions, but its influence on social recognition or vasopressin (AVP) and oxytocin (OXT) expression has not been thoroughly investigated in mice. We examined...

Author(s)
Kerčmar, J.; Majdič, G.
Publisher
Veterinarska Fakulteta, Univerza v Ljubljani, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Citation
Slovenian Veterinary Research, 2010, 47, 4, pp 159-162

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