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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 puppylike or juvenile...

Author(s)
Coppinger, L.; Coppinger, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

In order to assess dogs' personality changes during ontogeny, a cohort of 69 Border collies was followed up from six to 18-24 months. When the dogs were 6, 12, and 18-24 months old, their owners repeatedly filled in a dog personality questionnaire (DPQ), which yielded five personality factors...

Author(s)
Riemer, S.; Müller, C.; Virányi, Z.; Huber, L.; Range, F.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2016, 180, pp 78-86
Abstract

This article describes the origin, breed characteristics and use of Border Collies as sheep dogs.

Author(s)
Schenk, E.
Publisher
Forum Kleinwiederkäuer/Petits Ruminants, Niederönz, Switzerland
Citation
Forum Kleinwiederkäuer/Petits Ruminants, 2015, No.5, pp 6-10, 11-15
Abstract

Impulsiveness describes the inability to inhibit behaviour in the presence of salient cues. Trait-level impulsivity exists on a continuum and individual differences can be adaptive in different contexts. While breed related differences in behavioural tendency in the domestic dog (Canis familiaris)...

Author(s)
Fadel, F. R.; Driscoll, P.; Pilot, M.; Wright, H.; Zulch, H.; Mills, D.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2016, 6, 1, pp 22162
Abstract

Domestic dogs', Canis familiaris, responsiveness to human action has been a topic of scientific interest for almost two decades. However, are all breeds of domestic dog equally prepared to succeed on human-guided object-choice tasks? In the current study we compared three breeds of dog with...

Author(s)
Udell, M. A. R.; Ewald, M.; Dorey, N. R.; Wynne, C. D. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2014, 89, pp 99-105
Abstract

Following human gaze in dogs and human infants can be considered a socially facilitated orientation response, which in object choice tasks is modulated by human-given ostensive cues. Despite their similarities to human infants, and extensive skills in reading human cues in foraging contexts, no...

Author(s)
Wallis, L. J.; Range, F.; Müller, C. A.; Serisier, S.; Huber, L.; Virányi, Z.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2015, 106, pp 27-35
Abstract

Noise reactivity is a common problem for dogs and may progress to true phobia. Survey studies report that some type of noise reaction occurs in up to half of all pet dogs throughout their lifetimes, indicating that noise reactivity and/or phobia is a welfare issue. Familial aggregations of affected ...

Author(s)
Overall, K. L.; Dunham, A. E.; Juarbe-Diaz, S. V.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2016, 16, pp 113-125
Abstract

The behavioural mechanisms by which livestock guardian dogs (LGDs) protect livestock from wild predators are not yet fully understood. LGD urine could play a part, as scent-marking the boundaries of a territory could signal occupation of the area to predators. Past selection for dogs that were most ...

Author(s)
Bommel, L. van; Johnson, C. N.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Australian Mammalogy, 2017, 39, 2, pp 219-226
Abstract

Studies on behavioural development in domestic dogs are of relevance for matching puppies with the right families, identifying predispositions for behavioural problems at an early stage, and predicting suitability for service dog work, police or military service. The literature is, however,...

Author(s)
Riemer, S.; Müller, C.; Virányi, Z.; Huber, L.; Range, F.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2014, 9, 7, pp e101237
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The attachment bond to people in domestic dogs: does it exist already in puppies?

Author(s)
Mariti, C.; Lenzini, L.; Carlone, B.; Zilocchi, M.; Caverni, B.; Gazzano, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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