Cortisol and Secretory Immunoglobulin A Response to Stress in German Shepherd Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Ivona Svobodová, Helena Chaloupková, Roman Koncel, Luděk Bartoš, Lenka Hradecká, Lukáš Jebavý
The aim of the study was to determine whether cortisol and secretory Immunoglobulin A (sIgA) could be used as an indicator of acute stress in both young and adult dogs. Seventeen German shepherd puppies were exposed to the Puppy test (challenge test) at the age of seven weeks. This test has...
K9's Helping Heroes
| Contributor(s):: Jackie Spence
Jackie Spence is an Assistant Fire Chief and Paramedic at the Osceola County Fire Department in Florida. She has been in the fire service for over 30 years, and has risen through the ranks. She comes from a firefighting background, and understands the needs of...
Animal assisted crisis response and creating connections: a practical guide for implementing therapy dogs into a victim services policing environment
| Contributor(s):: Krista L. E. Levar
This project was created to address the needs of police based victim services units as they implement a therapy dog program into police detachments. Taking the form of a manual, this project examines the many considerations of implementing a program that has very little precedent in Canada and no...
The K-9 Courage Program is a charitable healthcare donation program that provides financial and in-kind product donations that support retired police and military K-9s as well as service dogs currently in action. Program contributions help assure caregivers that these courageous and loyal dogs...
The canines of the National Republican Guard - The personality characteristics and the benchmarking tests appropriate for the police service in Guarda
| Contributor(s):: Ivo Morais
The domestic dog lives on the side of humanity for more than 14,000 years and during this time, despite suffering several morphological and behavioral changes, is today the faithful friend of man. The diversity of tasks in which the dog is employed constitute the practical motivation for the...
Canine olfactory receptor gene polymorphism and its relation to odor detection performance by sniffer dogs
| Contributor(s):: Lesniak, A., Walczak, M., Jezierski, T., Sacharczuk, M., Gawkowski, M., Jaszczak, K.
Black Dogs Of The Gold Rush
| Contributor(s):: Chandler, Ann
Dead dogs and living history
| Contributor(s):: Loo, Tina
Dogs and the Making of the American State: Voluntary Association, State Power, and the Politics of Animal Control in New York City, 1850–1920
| Contributor(s):: Wang, Jessica
How Reno Went To The Dogs: The Police Dog In Reno From Riot Control To Drug Detection
| Contributor(s):: Chapman, Samuel G.
When Police Dogs Attacked: Iconic News Photographs and Construction of History, Mythology, and Political Discourse
| Contributor(s):: Spratt, Meg
Three different coping styles in police dogs exposed to a short-term challenge
| Contributor(s):: Horvath, Z., Igyarto, B. Z., Magyar, A., Miklosi, A.
Pets, intimate partner violence, and the abuser's perspective
| Contributor(s):: Stevenson, Rochelle
Domestic violence remains a serious social issue. In North America, millions of women are victimized each year, and many of these women are victims of violence at the hand of their intimate partners. A small but growing body of research on domestic violence has shown that companion animals are...
Citadel Canine Society
The mission at Citadel Canine is two-fold:1. We often use rescue dogs saved from animal shelters, that otherwise might not have a very promising future, and,2. We train and test these dogs, following strict and proven protocols, and then provide service or companion dogs at no charge to new...
The welfare of an unwanted guest in an urban environment: the case of the white-eared opossum (Didelphis albiventris)
| Contributor(s):: Souza, C. S. A., Teixeira, C. P., Young, R. J.
| Contributor(s):: Renzetti, Claire M.
'The Dog You Deserve': Ambivalence in the K-9 Officer/Patrol Dog Relationship
| Contributor(s):: Sanders, Clinton R.
The effect of frequency and duration of training sessions on acquisition and long-term memory in dogs
| Contributor(s):: Demant, H., Ladewig, J., Balsby, T. J. S., Dabelsteen, T.
Most domestic dogs are subjected to some kind of obedience training, often on a frequent basis, but the question of how often and for how long a dog should be trained has not been fully investigated. Optimizing the training as much as possible is not only an advantage in the training of working...
Nature & Nurture
| Contributor(s):: Spence, Shannon