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  1. "Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog" Revisited: Searching for Genes Relating to Personality in Dogs.

    Contributor(s):: Enikõ Kubinyi, Mária Sasvári-Székely, Adám Miklósi

  2. "We Always Hurt the Things We Love"—Unnoticed Abuse of Companion Animals

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Bernard E. Rollin

    Despite the fact that companion animals enjoy the status of “members of the family” in contemporary society, there are numerous diseases affecting the longevity of these animals and their quality of life. Some of the most pervasive and damaging problems accrue to pedigreed animals...

  3. 'Bling with bite' - the rise of status and weapon dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Harding, S.

  4. A behaviour test on German Shepherd dogs: heritability of seven different traits

    | Contributor(s):: Ruefenacht, S., Gebhardt-Henrich, S., Miyake, T., Gaillard, C.

    In this study, genetic and non-genetic effects on behavioural traits were estimated, based on records of the field behaviour test of the Swiss German Shepherd Dog breeding club. This standardized test has been applied since 1949 and comprised the following seven traits: self-confidence, nerve...

  5. Aggression in canine females

    | Contributor(s):: Scott, John Paul

  6. Aggressiveness, ADHD-like behaviour, and environment influence repetitive behaviour in dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Sulkama, S., Salonen, M., Mikkola, S., Hakanen, E., Puurunen, J., Araujo, C., Lohi, H.

  7. An approach to canine behavioural genetics employing guide dogs for the blind

    | Contributor(s):: Takeuchi, Y., Hashizume, C., Arata, S., Inoue-Murayama, M., Maki, T., Hart, B. L., Mori, Y.

    The purpose of this study was to attempt to find related variables of the canine genome with behavioural traits of dogs maintained and tested in a guide dog facility which provided a relatively uniform environment. The study involved 81 Labrador Retrievers that were being trained as guide dogs....

  8. An ethicist's commentary on the case of a breeder perpetuating a line of dogs having seizures

    | Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  9. Animals as scientific objects

  10. Aspects of juvenile and adolescent environment predict aggression and fear in 12-month-old guide dogs

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    | Contributor(s):: Serpell, J. A., Duffy, D. L.

    Maturational changes in behavior, and the possible influence of the puppy-raising environment on behavioral development, were investigated in a total sample of 978 prospective guide dogs belonging to four different breeds/crosses. All dogs belonged to the same guide dog organization, and had...

  11. Behavior and personality analysis in cloned working dog candidates 복제 기능견 후보의 행동과 성격 분석

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    | Contributor(s):: Jin Choi

    Cloning specific individuals is the way to produce targeted animals. This makes newborns without surplus animals which should be adapted to new families afterwards or supported by institutions for whole life. Cloning excellent dogs had been started from this point. Many cloned dogs have been...

  12. Behavior Genetics of Canine Aggression: Behavioral Phenotyping of Golden Retrievers by Means of an Aggression Test

    | Contributor(s):: van den Berg, L., Schilder, M. B. H., Knol, B. W.

  13. Behaviour test for eight-week old puppies - heritabilities of tested behaviour traits and its correspondence to later behaviour

    | Contributor(s):: Wilsson, E., Sundgren, P. E.

    Play and exploratory behaviour, and behaviour when isolated (total of 10 tests) was tested in 630 German Shepherd puppies at 8 weeks of age. All dogs were also tested at 450-600 days of age using to regimen for selection of service dogs. Significant sex differences were found in 4 of the 10 puppy...

  14. Bred for Perfection: Shorthorn Cattle, Collies, and Arabian Horses since 1800

    | Contributor(s):: Derry, Margaret E.

  15. Bred for Perfection: Shorthorn Cattle, Collies, and Arabian Horses Since 1800 [book review]

    | Contributor(s):: Scholthof, Karen-Beth G.

  16. Bred for Perfection: Shorthorn Cattle, Collies, and Arabian Horses since 1800 [book review]

    | Contributor(s):: Tenner, Edward

  17. Breed differences in canine aggression

    | Contributor(s):: Duffy, D. L., Hsu, Y. Y., Serpell, J. A.

    Canine aggression poses serious public health and animal welfare concerns. Most of what is understood about breed differences in aggression comes from reports based on bite statistics, behaviour clinic caseloads, and experts' opinions. Information on breed-specific aggressiveness derived from...

  18. Burying key evidence :the social bond between dogs and people

    | Contributor(s):: Morey, Darcy F.

  19. Cancer diagnosis: from dogs to DNA or from DNA to dogs?

    | Contributor(s):: Melichar, B., Plebani, M.

  20. Canine behavioural genetics - a review

    | Contributor(s):: Mackenzie, S. A., Oltenacu, E. A. B., Houpt, K. A.