No evidence for detrimental effect of chemical castration on working ability in Swiss military dogs
Contributor(s):: Gfrerer, Nastassja, Taborsky, Michael, Würbel, Hanno
Hormones influence the social behaviour of dogs. Castration of male dogs induces a reduction of testosterone and has been shown to affect social behaviours associated with aggression and reproduction. Changes in social behaviour could be critical in working dogs, which should be well trainable...
Search and Rescue Dogs
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Contributor(s):: J. J. Ensminger
The canines of the National Republican Guard - The personality characteristics and the benchmarking tests appropriate for the police service in Guarda
Contributor(s):: Ivo Morais
The domestic dog lives on the side of humanity for more than 14,000 years and during this time, despite suffering several morphological and behavioral changes, is today the faithful friend of man. The diversity of tasks in which the dog is employed constitute the practical motivation for the...
The importance of our nation's military working dogs: Lisa Phillips at TEDxSanAntonio
Contributor(s):: Lisa Phillips
In this talk, Lisa educates us about the importance of our nation’s military working dogs (MWDs), and how we can honor them and support them while on active duty and in retirement.Lisa Phillips was born and raised in Connecticut, and relocated to Texas after joining the Army in 2001 as a...
American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, Volume 39 (Summer 2016)
Contents:Presidents Message, p 1AAH-ABV at the AVMA Conference, p 2Student Corner, p 4-5Companion Animals and the Health of Older Persons, p 6-7
Effect of a Core Conditioning Program on Lumbar Paraspinal Area, Asymmetry and Pain Score in Military Working Dogs with Lumbosacral Pain
Contributor(s):: Andrea Leigh Henderson
Introduction: Lumbosacral pain and stenosis are common causes of retirement from duty for Military Working Dogs (MWDs). Working dogs that receive surgical management for this condition often have a poor prognosis for return to duty after recovery. Humans with chronic low back pain demonstrate...
That dog was Marine! Human-Dog Assemblages in the Pacific War
Contributor(s):: Fiona Allon, Lindsay Barrett
A photograph taken on the island of Iwo Jima in 1945 shows an American marine apparently asleep in a hastily dug foxhole. His body swathed in a camouflage poncho, the man’s helmeted head presses against the island’s black volcanic sand and his rifle lies on the crest of his hole. This...
Don't Let Slip the Dogs of War: An Argument for Reclassifying Military Working Dogs as "Canine Members of the Armed Forces"
Contributor(s):: Michael J. Kranzler
Dogs have been an integral part of military activities around the world dating back more than two thousand years. They have fended off invasions and helped bring down one of the world's most notorious terrorist leaders. Yet under current law, they are afforded nearly the same...
Common scents: using dogs to track, well, everything
Contributor(s):: Derr, Mark
Canine Connections: Mike Dowling at TEDxNapaValley
Contributor(s):: Mike Dowling
Marine Corps Sergeant Mike Dowling talks about Canine Connections, the connection between a Military Dog Handler and his dog, Sergeant Rex, as part of the TEDxNapaValley 2012 "Connected" event. Born in Berkeley California and raised in the Bay Area, Mike Dowling is a former U.S. Marine...
Noncombat-related injuries or illnesses incurred by military working dogs in a combat zone
Contributor(s):: Takara, M. S., Harrell, K.
Review of Canine Deaths While in Service in US Civilian Law Enforcement (2002-2012)
Contributor(s):: Stojsih, S. E., Baker, J. L., Les, C. M., Bir, C. A.
Canadian Service Dog Foundation
Canadian Service Dog Foundation Inc. is a non-profit organization committed to assisting people who live with a serious disability through use of trained service dogs, assistance dogs, therapy dogs, and emotional support animals; and to support human safety through use of trained police service...
The relationship between soldier and military working dog during the Vietnam War: An empirical existential phenomenological study
| Contributor(s):: McGraw, Sherri Lynn