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Aggression is the canine behaviour most likely to lead to relinquishment or euthanasia. Understanding how dogs socially interact and manage conflict is therefore of particular importance to veterinary professionals. Traditional approaches to the prevention and management of canine aggression...

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
The Veterinary Nurse, 2017, 8, 3, pp 132-138
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dogs for herding and guarding livestock.

Dogs that perform best for guarding and herding livestock have different behavioural profiles, as stated by the authors: 'herding dogs are selected to show hunting behaviours, such as eye, stalk, grip or heel. Guarding dogs are selected to show more of the wild ancestor's puppy-like or juvenile...

Author(s)
Coppinger, L.; Coppinger, R.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Procedures that increase foraging and exploratory behaviours are generally accepted as effective at improving welfare and reducing stereotypies in captive animals. To determine the effect of food and toy enrichment on the behaviour and hormonal levels of maned wolves (Chrysocyon brachyurus), 11...

Author(s)
Vasconcellos, A. S.; Guimarães, M. A. B. V.; Oliveira, C. A.; Pizzutto, C. S.; Ades, C.
Publisher
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), Wheathampstead, UK
Citation
Animal Welfare, 2009, 18, 3, pp 289-300