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Qualitative methods are increasingly used to investigate the complexities of the dog-human relationship. In order to inform a larger study of human dog interaction, a focus group study was carried out to address the question 'How is aggressive behavior in dogs perceived and rationalized by people...

Author(s)
Orritt, R.; Gross, H.; Hogue, T.
Publisher
Section on Human Animal Interaction, Washington, USA
Citation
Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin, 2015, 3, 2, pp 1-20
Abstract

This work was aimed at identifying the effectiveness of two interventions applied to a group of eight kennelled police dogs. Interventions consisted of access to a lawn area (350 m2) and "toy" (a 30 cm jute rag roll, hanging from the kennel ceiling), both available for 15 min a day, for four days...

Author(s)
Nogueira, L. B.; Palme, R.; Mendonça-Furtado, O.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2021, 11, 8,
Abstract

Introduction: Before the 1800s, dogs were probably primarily selected for functional roles such as hunting, guarding, and herding. Modern dog breeds are a recent invention defined by conformation to a physical ideal and purity of lineage. Breeds are commonly ascribed temperaments and behavioral...

Author(s)
Morrill, K.; Hekman, J.; Li, X.; McClure, J.; Logan, B.; Goodman, L.; Gao, M.; Dong, Y.; Alonso, M.; Carmichael, E.; Snyder-Mackler, N.; Alonso, J.; Noh, H. J.; Johnson, J.; Koltookian, M.; Lieu, C.; Megquier, K.; Swofford, R.; Turner-Maier, J.; White, M. E.; Weng, Z.; Colubri, A.; Genereux, D. P.; Lord, K. A.; Karlsson, E. K.
Publisher
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, USA
Citation
Science (Washington), 2022, 376, 6592,
AbstractFull Text

Environmental enrichment is a dynamic process consisting of a set of activities designed to meet the ethological and psychological needs of animals. It stimulates the natural behavior of each animal species improving the well-being of the individual and avoiding the development of stereotyped ...

Author(s)
Sampaio, R. A. G.; Martins, Y. N. de F.; Barbosa, F. M. S.; Franco, C. I. Q.; Kobayashi, M. D.; Talieri, I. C.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2019, 49, 1,
Abstract

Dog bites are a human public health and dog welfare problem. This qualitative study is the first to use YouTubeTM to examine how viewers perceive risk of, and attribute blame for, dog bites. Comments underneath 10 videos, chosen to represent a diversity of dog-bite scenarios, were analyzed...

Author(s)
Owczarczak-Garstecka, S. C.; Watkins, F.; Christley, R.; Yang, H.; Westgarth, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anthrozoös, 2018, 31, 5, pp 537-549
Abstract

Among the phytocomplex components of Cannabis sativa L., cannabidiol (CBD) has a recognised therapeutic effect on chronic pain. Little is known about the veterinary use of CBD in dogs. Even less is known on the effects of CBD on dog behaviour, especially in shelters. The purpose of this study was...

Author(s)
Corsetti, S.; Borruso, S.; Malandrucco, L.; Spallucci, V.; Maragliano, L.; Perino, R.; D'Agostino, P.; Natoli, E.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2021, 11, 2,
Abstract

The use of dogs in military work environments has always aroused great interest in the general population and determining the stress levels they go through is extremely important to maintain their welfare. The aim of this research was to evaluate if the work shifts in military working dogs leads to ...

Author(s)
Arcuri, G. B.; Pantoja, M. H. de A.; Titto, C. G.; Martins, D. dos S.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Reprodução Animal, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Animal Reproduction (Belo Horizonte), 2022, 19, 1,
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to verify the stereotypes about black dogs and to assess the extent to which they affect the decisions of new owners on whether to adopt a dog from a shelter. The results of three questionnaires carried out in 2010-2012 were analyzed. The first one was addressed to...

Author(s)
Goleman, M.; Drozd, L.; Karpiński, M.; Czyżowski, P.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2014, 70, 2, pp 122-127
Abstract

Animal-assisted interventions (AAIs) are co-therapies in which the animal is an integral and active part of the treatment process. Dogs are widely involved in AAI projects, but little data are available to determine if AAI sessions are a source of stress for the dogs. Understanding the emotional...

Author(s)
Corsetti, S.; Ferrara, M.; Natoli, E.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 10, pp 833
Abstract

Humans do not respond to the pain of all humans equally; physical appearance and associated group identity affect how people respond to the pain of others. Here we ask if a similar differential response occurs when humans evaluate different individuals of another species. Beliefs about pain in pet ...

Author(s)
Gruen, M. E.; White, P.; Hare, B.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2020, 15, 3,

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