Eight puppies were submitted to the Open-Field test, with regard to typization of their nervous system type and formation of their future behaviour. The purpose of the study was to avoid unexpected and stressful situations during their education that is a demonstration of humane attitude towards this animal species. It is shown that the tests with dogs during the period of their socialization are absolutely necessary in order to save needless stress during the education and also evidence attempts to observe welfare requirements.
|Publication Title||Trakia Journal of Sciences|
|Author Address||Department of Animal Husbandry, Section of Veterinary Hygiene, Ethology and Animal Welfare, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Trakia University, 6000 Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.|
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