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Authors: Reimchen and Leaver

study provides evidence that a longer tail is more effective at conveying different in- traspecific cues, such as those provided by tail motion, than a shorter tail and demonstrates the usefulness of robotic models when investigating complex behavioural interactions. Keywords : Canidae, dog behaviour

In: Behaviour
Author: Patrick Jackson

space in which there is no easy avoidance or escape. The typical “fight or flight” response can then translate into aggression. Moreover, the posted rules at the park do not precisely define what is expected or inappropriate dog behavior. It is also unclear whether people read or understand dog park

In: Society & Animals

Introduction The provision and accessibility of sound dog training advice is important. Undesirable dog behaviors (e.g., aggression, hyperactivity, and destructive behavior) increase the likelihood of people relinquishing their dogs, and most dogs taken to animal shelters are surrendered

In: Society & Animals

Welfare Science , 17 , 322 - 339 . Howell , T. J. , King , T. , & Bennett , P. C. ( 2015 ). Puppy parties and beyond: the role of early age socialization practices on adult dog behavior . Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports , 6 , 143 - 153 . Hsu , Y. , & Sun , L

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the first to examine the mother and her just born pups (Howell et al., 2015). Pups raised by owners who received expert advice, e.g., from veterinary behaviourists, are less likely to develop behavioural disorders later in life (Gazzano et al., 2008). Expert advice on dog behaviour and behavioural

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et al., 2002 ; Sands & Creel, 2004 ; Jenks, 2011 ). Recently, however, there has been a debate in the literature about whether dominance applies to domestic dog behaviour particularly for sexually neutered companion dogs that live closely with humans (Bradshaw & Nott, 1995 ; Eaton, 2002

In: Behaviour

expectations engendered by childhood stories, normal dog behaviour—chewing, digging, and barking—may result in relinquishing the dog for adoption and subsequent euthanasia. Shifting to the scientific realm, the paper discusses the on-going debate on the study of animals’ human- like abilities, most salient in

In: Society & Animals
Authors: Seth Magle and Lisa Angeloni

landscape-level factors influence black-tailed prairie dog behaviour provides important information about the response of keystone species to urban settings and can aid conservation and management efforts in fragmented systems. Keywords : connectivity, habitat fragmentation, keystone, landscape ecology

In: Behaviour

Issues, 65 (3). Linzey, A. 2009. Why animal suff ering matters: Philosophy, theology, and practi- cal ethics . New York: Oxford University Press. 224 pp. Miklosi, A. 2008. Dog behaviour, evolution, and cognition . New York: Oxford University Press. 288 pp. Robisch, S. K. 2009. Wolves and the wolf myth in

In: Society & Animals
Author: Hilda Kean

some of the “most amazing myths and baffling unsolved mysteries” (p. 12) of the long history of dogs. However those who would then expect reference, say, to the work of John Bradshaw on ways of analyzing dog behavior are likely to be very disappointed. Much of the content will be known: stories of

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