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The great increase in the study of dog cognition in the current century has yielded insights into canine cognition in a variety of domains. In this review, we seek to place our enhanced understanding of canine cognition into context. We argue that in order to assess dog cognition, we need to regard ...

Author(s)
Lea, S. E. G.; Osthaus, B.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Learning & Behavior, 2018, 46, 4, pp 335-363
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

In many parts of the world, illegal poisoning of wild predators has increased abruptly in recent decades. Birds of prey and carnivores have been targeted directly or indirectly if these are perceived to impact game species or domestic animals. Non-target species have experienced widespread...

Author(s)
Márquez, C.; Vargas, J. M.; Villafuerte, R.; Fa, J. E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Conservation, 2013, 16, 1, pp 118-129
AbstractFull Text

The behaviour of a pack of 14 Siberian huskies dogs of different sex and ages was observed. Based on observation of different dominant, submissive and affiliate behaviours of each dog, pack hierarchy was described. Behavioural patterns and frequencies of different behaviours were compared with...

Author(s)
Fiszdon, K.; Czarkowska, K.
Publisher
Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Annals of Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW, Animal Science, 2008, No.45, pp 19-28
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Author(s)
Garcia, C.; Aureli, F.
Publisher
Federation of Zoological Gardens of Great Britain and Ireland, London, UK
Citation
Proceedings of the 6th Annual Symposium on Zoo Research, Edinburgh Zoo, Edinburgh, UK, 8-9th July 2004, 2004, pp 274
Abstract

Wolf pack hierarchy, territorial marking, solitary animals, and within- and between-pack communication were discussed. Eleven distinctively different sounds were identified, from hostile growling, huffing and woofing at lower amplitudes and high amplitude barking and barking with howling, to...

Author(s)
Kraśkiewicz, A.; Bereszyński, A.
Publisher
Instytut Zootechniki, Kraków, Poland
Citation
Roczniki Naukowe Zootechniki, 2001, No.Supl, z. 13, pp 69-72
Abstract

Research on social and reproductive behaviour in wild and domesticated canids is reviewed, and the proximate and ultimate causes are discussed and related to the reproductive system as a whole. The canid reproductive system includes many features that are unusual or unique among mammals, including...

Author(s)
Asa, C. S.; Valdespino, C.
Citation
American Zoologist, 1998, 38, 1, pp 251-259
Abstract

In November, 1948, a conference on methodology and techniques for the study of animal societies was sponsored jointly by the New York Academy of Sciences and the New York Zoological Society, and the proceedings have now appeared in the form of 12 papers. The main theme, the study of animal...

Author(s)
SCOTT, J. P.; et al.
Citation
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1950, 51, pp 1001-1122

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