Independent Study 490A: Reasons for Giving Up a Dog at the Animal Rescue League of Iowa
Contributor(s):: Shawna L. Weimer, Anna K. Johnson, Paula Sunday, Tom Colvin
It is important that when an owner decides to relinquish their canine that the information provided on the forms are accurate and not conflicting in detail.Therefore, the objectives of this study were to (1) identify the top three issues for why a canine is relinquished, (2) report on the...
Human-canine relationships: Dog behavior and owner perceptions
Contributor(s):: Briannan K. Byrd
Owning a dog has many physiological and psychological advantages; however, dog behavior can manifest itself in a variety of negative ways, including aggression. Research suggested that genetics and environment might play a role in aggression. It was demonstrated that owners can affect their dogs’...