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  1. Changing Ways, Constant Companions: The Ancient DNA and Local Knowledge of Tla'amin Dogs

    Contributor(s):: Kasia Zimmerman

    Until the mid-nineteenth century, First Nations peoples in British Columbia valued dogs as hunting aides, draught animals, sources of fibre and food, protectors, and companions. Unfortunately, the details of these past human-dog relationships are not well known. To understand the importance of...

  2. Dogs in action : working dogs and their stories

    Contributor(s):: Alomajan, Maria

  3. Traits of drug and explosives detection in dogs of two breeds as evaluated by their handlers and trainers

    Contributor(s):: Adamkiewicz, E., Jezierski, T., Walczak, M., Gorecka-Bruzda, A., Sobczynska, M., Prokopczyk, M., Ensminger, J.

    Police dogs handlers' and trainers' opinions on Labrador retrievers (n=87) and German shepherds (n=96) trained for drugs vs. explosives detection have been compared. As most important traits in both specialties the responders indicated: (1) willingness to sniff objects, (2) concentration...

  4. Effects of Controlled Dog Hunting on Movements of Female White-tailed Deer

    Contributor(s):: Christopher E. Comer

    Understanding the responses of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) to controlled dog hunting can aid in the effective implementation of canine-assisted population management strategies. We examined the 24-h diel movements of 13 radio-collared female deer exposed to dog hunting on the...

  5. Frequently Asked Questions About Trapping or Hunting Bears With Bait and Hounds 2014

  6. Enteric pathogens of dogs and cats with public health implications

    Contributor(s):: Kantere, M., Athanasiou, L. V., Chatzopoulos, D. C., Spyrou, V., Valiakos, G., Kontos, V., Billinis, C.

    Dogs and cats play an important role in modern society, enhancing the psychological and physiological well-being of many people. However, there are well-documented health risks associated with human animal interactions. More specifically, enteric pathogens of zoonotic risk which are transmitted...

  7. Living in the human niche

    Contributor(s):: Bleed, Peter

  8. Feist or fiction?: The squirrel dog of the southern mountains

    Contributor(s):: Davis, Donald, Stotik, Jeffrey

  9. 'Bloodhounds as Detectives': Dogs, slum stench and late-Victorian investigation

    Contributor(s):: Pemberton, Neil

  10. Hunting Dogs in the Lowland Neotropics

    Contributor(s):: Koster, Jeremy

  11. Hunting for Dogs in 17th-Century Muscovy

    Contributor(s):: Kleimola, A. N. N.

  12. Sarameyavinoda in Manasollasa: Dogs for Recreation and Hunting

    Contributor(s):: Sadhale, Nalini, Nene, Y. L.

  13. The names of all manner of hounds: a unique inventory in a a fifteenth-century manuscript

    Contributor(s):: Scott-Macnab, David

  14. Assessment of Hunters and White-tailed Deer of Hofmann Forest, North Carolina

    Contributor(s):: Michael Colter Chitwood

    White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) physiology has been studied across much of the species range. However, few studies have been conducted in the southeast and no studies have been conducted in North Carolina. Further, no physiological studies have been conducted in nutrient deficient...

  15. A Pair of Heroes

    Contributor(s):: Goslee, Steven

  16. Studies on olfactory acuity and olfactory discrimination in hunting dogs

    Contributor(s):: Zuschneid, K.

  17. Hawk-Helping Hounds

    Contributor(s):: Delude, Lloyd A.

  18. Chronic toxicity of 1080 and its implications for conservation management: a New Zealand case study

    Contributor(s):: Weaver, S. A.

    Sodium monofluoroacetate (1080) is a mammalian pesticide used in different parts of the world for the control of mammalian pest species. In New Zealand it is used extensively and very successfully as a conservation management tool for the control of brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) - an...

  19. Behavioural changes and aversive conditioning in hunting dogs by the second-year confrontation with domestic sheep

    Contributor(s):: Christiansen, F. O., Bakken, M., Braastad, B. O.

    Domesticated dogs occasionally exhibit predatory behaviour towards domestic sheep when running loose in pasture. Both young and old dogs of either sex may chase sheep. Electronic dog collars applying electric shocks are utilized as one method of training dogs to refrain from attacking sheep. This...

  20. Behavioural differences between three breed groups of hunting dogs confronted with domestic sheep

    Contributor(s):: Christiansen, F. O., Bakken, M., Braastad, B. O.

    When running free in open fields, domestic dogs occasionally display predatory behaviour towards domestic sheep. This has not yet been studied scientifically. The aim of the present study was to investigate the inclination to chase sheep in 3 breed groups of hunting dogs that are most frequently...