Studies to assess the effect of pet training aids specifically remote static pulse systems on the welfare of domestic dogs
Contributor(s):: Jonathan Cooper, Hannah Wright, Daniel Mills, Rachel Casey, Emily Blackwell, Katja Van Driel, Jeff Lines
This project assessed the welfare of dogs trained with pet training aids, specifically remote static pulse collar systems (e-collars). Previous work has focused on a very limited number of devices in a very limited range of contexts and the evidence of the impact of such devices on dog's...
Creating a template of nonverbal cues for immobile recipients to use in communicating with service dogs
| Contributor(s):: Marisa B. Laudau
For people with physical disabilities, it is often frustrating and embarrassing to have to constantly ask for assistance with everyday tasks. Service dogs not only provide constant companionship, but they also act as the arms and legs of their disabled owners. By performing tasks such as opening...