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Aim: of this research was to classify the distinct types of canine aggression registered by the public veterinary service in a sanitary district of Liguria, Italy (ASL 5 Spezzino, La Spezia - Italy). The data sheets of biter dogs, recorded in the registers of ASL 5, also containing a space to...

Author(s)
Zannardiab, E.; Gellib, P.; Mattellinib, R.
Publisher
Edizioni ETS, Pisa, Italy
Citation
Dog Behavior, 2017, 3, 3, pp 11-15
Abstract

Mammalian parental care, in most of the cases, is given by the female, who provides food, warmth, and protection. In domestic dogs, maternal behaviour shown by the dam mainly consists of contact, nursing, grooming/licking, play, punishment, thermoregulation, and motion. Peer-reviewed literature...

Author(s)
Lezama-García, K.; Mariti, C.; Mota-Rojas, D.; Martínez-Burnes, J.; Barrios-García, H.; Gazzano, A.
Publisher
Taylor and Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
International Journal of Veterinary Science and Medicine, 2019, 7, 1, pp 20-30
Abstract

Maternal cannibalism is a condition whereby a dam consumes her own offspring after killing them. Although biological factors such as low levels of serum oxytocin and lipid levels have been shown to link to failure in maternal behaviors in different animals, underlying mechanisms responsible for...

Author(s)
Kockaya, M.; Ercan, N.; Demİrbas, Y. S.; Pereira, G. da G.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2018, 27, pp 23-26
Abstract

Homing puppies before 8 weeks has been associated with lower instance of avoidance and types of aggression in adult dogs. The current study aimed to further assess the impact of homing age on these behaviours in adult dogs. Finnish dogs provide an interesting population for this further study, as...

Author(s)
Jokinen, O.; Appleby, D.; Sandbacka-Saxén, S.; Appleby, T.; Valros, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2017, 195, pp 87-92
Abstract

Dog puppies are born in a state of large neural immaturity; therefore, the nervous system is sensitive to environmental influences early in life. In primates and rodents, early experiences, such as maternal care, have been shown to have profound and lasting effects on the later behaviour and...

Author(s)
Foyer, P.; Wilsson, E.; Jensen, P.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2016, 6, 1, pp 19253
Abstract

A review of 7 published studies and 1 anecdotal report involving dogs born in high-volume commercial breeding establishments and sold to the consumer directly via the Internet or indirectly through retail pet stores revealed an increased incidence of behavioral and emotional problems that cause...

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2017, 19, pp 14-26
AbstractFull Text

Prevalence of different aggression types and some related risk indicators were studied in 434 dogs presented to the School of Veterinary Medicine at Shiraz University over a one-year period (From March 2010 to June 2011). After taking case histories and examining all dogs, related questionnaires...

Author(s)
Hasiri, M. A.; Jahromi, O. A. N.; Tabrizi, A. S.
Publisher
Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Research, 2013, 14, 4, pp 291-298
Abstract

The 6th edition of this book contains 9 chapters that describe the communication; aggression and social structure; biological rhythms, sleep and stereotypic behaviour; sexual behaviour; maternal behaviour; development of behaviour; learning; food and water intake and behavioural genetics of dogs,...

Author(s)
Houpt, K. A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Domestic animal behavior for veterinarians and animal scientists, 2018, Ed.6, pp 448 pp.
Abstract

ADAPTIL®, a dog-appeasing pheromone, was shown to modify the dam-puppies' interactions during the neonatal period but could also influence the weaning period. Fourteen bitch/litter dyads continuously exposed to ADAPTIL® from the third/fourth weeks until the seventh/eighth weeks postpartum were...

Author(s)
Santos, N. R.; Beck, A.; Maenhoudt, C.; Fontbonne, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 12,
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic components of behaviour.

The genetic component of behaviour makes it possible to select for behavioural traits, such as maternal ability in mice, and against others, like aggression in dogs. In order to carry out behavioural selection without unwanted side-effects, we need to know more about the links between various...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter

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