The Canine Cuteness Effect: Owner-Perceived Cuteness as a Predictor of Human–Dog Relationship Quality
Contributor(s):: Thorn, Pinar, Howell, Tiffani J., Brown, Cynthia, Bennett, Pauleen C.
The modern domestic dog's primary function is as a human companion. A strong human–dog relationship may be beneficial to both parties but not all relationships are successful. There is currently no consensus on why some dog–owner relationships flourish and others fail, but relationship quality...
Is there a Profile of Spontaneous Seizure-Alert Pet Dogs? A Survey of French People with Epilepsy
Contributor(s):: Catala, A., Latour, P., Cousillas, H., Hausberger, M., Grandgeorge, M.
Here's Why Your Dog Might Not Be As Cute As You Think
Contributor(s):: Harold Herzog
I always thought our yellow lab Tsali was the cutest dog in our neighborhood. But a study by Pauleen Bennett's Australian Anthrozoology Research Group at La Trobe University has given me second thoughts. The lead author of the study was Pinar Thorn. The researchers investigated attachment to...
The Canine Behaviour Type Index
Contributor(s):: Jacqueline Ruth Perkins, Kenneth James Dagley
While working intensively with companion dogs it emerged that certain behavior types present particular management challenges in a domestic setting. Gosling, Kwan, John & Oliver validated the concept of dogs having a distinct measurable personality type (Gosling, Kwan, John, Oliver 2003 A...
Contributor(s):: Jacqueline Ruth Perkins, Kenneth James Dagley, Daniel Mills (editor), Emily Levine (editor), Gary Landsberg (editor), Debra Horwitz (editor), Margaret Duxbury (editor), Petra Mertens (editor), Kathy Meyer (editor), Lisa Radosta Huntley (editor), Marsha Reich (editor), Janice Willard (editor)