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In shelters, it is usual to conduct a standardised behaviour assessment to identify adoption suitability. The information gathered from the assessment is used to identify the behaviour of the dogs, its suitability for adoption and to match the dog with an ideal home environment. However, numerous...

Author(s)
Clay, L.; Paterson, M. B. A.; Bennett, P.; Perry, G.; Phillips, C. C. J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 10,
Abstract

Inappropriate leash reactivity is one of the most common problems in shelter dogs, which negatively affects the health of dogs and reduces their adoptability. We explored 370 human-dog interactions, involving 74 volunteers and 111 dogs, in an animal shelter when volunteers walked shelter dogs on a...

Author(s)
Shih, H. Y.; Paterson, M. B. A.; Georgiou, F.; Phillips, C. J. C.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 11, 1,
Abstract

Behavioral assessment of dogs is performed at shelters worldwide, often in an attempt to identify dogs that may have behavior problems after adoption. However, the assessment components have been shown to have unknown or in some cases limited predictability for exhibition of problems in the new...

Author(s)
Clay, L.; Paterson, M.; Bennett, P.; Perry, G.; Rohlf, V.; Phillips, C. J. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2020, 38, pp 74-81
Abstract

In shelters it is usual to conduct standardised behaviour assessments on admitted dogs. The information gathered from the assessment is used to identify dogs that are suitable for adoption and assist in matching the dog with suitable adopters. These assessments are also used to guide behaviour...

Author(s)
Clay, L.; Paterson, M. B. A.; Bennett, P.; Perry, G.; Phillips, C. C. J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 7,
Abstract

Pet dog aggression concerns both dogs and owners' wellbeing and their relationship, since nowadays owners work to guarantee proper conditions for their dogs' wellbeing, and to have a healthy emotional relationship with them. Aggressive behaviours often fall under the category of 'undesired' ...

Author(s)
Ayrosa, F.; Savalli, C.; Albuquerque, N.; Resende, B.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2022, 256,
Abstract

Canine behaviour assessments are commonly used in shelters to identify behaviour problems in dogs prior to adoption. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether kennel monitoring of dogs could identify early signs of behaviour problems, thereby facilitating early intervention and better...

Author(s)
Clay, L.; Paterson, M.; Bennett, P.; Perry, G.; Phillips, C.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 11, pp 875
Abstract

Most animal shelters conduct behavioral evaluations before making dogs available for adoption. However, little information exists on whether behaviors displayed during these assessments predict a dog's length of stay at the shelter. We reviewed nearly 5 years of records from 975 dogs released for...

Author(s)
McGuire, B.; Chan, J.; Jean-Baptiste, K.; Kok, P.; Rosenbaum, E.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2021, 11, 11,
Abstract

Human-dog dyads represent a mutually beneficial partner- ship with a 16,000-year-old history. However, when this relationship becomes dysfunctional the consequences for the human, dog, and society at large can be severe. Canine members of dysfunctional dyads often display problem behaviors, such as ...

Author(s)
Canejo-Teixeira, R.; Almiro, P. A.; Baptista, L. V.; Niza, M. M. G. R. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anthrozoös, 2020, 33, 6, pp 743-758
Abstract

The Canine Behavioral Assessment and Research Questionnaire (C-BARQ©) (http://www.cbarq.org) has been used to measure behaviors associated with release or graduation from several assistance dog programs, however it has never been evaluated within a prison environment. This study investigated...

Author(s)
Hare, E.; Joffe, E.; Wilson, C.; Serpell, J.; Otto, C. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2021, 236,
Abstract

Rehoming organisations often undertake some type of behaviour evaluation to determine dogs' suitability for rehoming and/or the type of suitable home. Assessments can carry considerable weight in determining dogs' fates. Although evaluation of the validity and reliability of any test is important,...

Author(s)
Griffin, K. E.; John, E.; Pike, T.; Mills, D. S.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2022, 8, January,

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