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Should I whine or should I bark? Qualitative and quantitative differences between the vocalizations of dogs with and without separation-related symptoms
Contributor(s):: Pongrácz, Péter, Lenkei, Rita, Marx, András, Faragó, Tamás
Separation-related disorder (SRD) is one of the most common behavioral problems of companion dogs, causing inconvenience and stress for dog owners and others living close by, as well as being considered as a major contributor to poor animal welfare. Although excessive vocalization is considered...
Risk factors of separation-related behaviours in Australian retrievers
Contributor(s):: van Rooy, Diane, Thomson, Peter C., McGreevy, Paul D., Wade, Claire M.
Separation-related behaviours are reported in an estimated 14-29% of companion dogs. To investigate risk factors for these behaviours, owners were asked to complete a questionnaire, largely based on the Canine Behavioural Assessment and Research Questionnaire (C-BARQ), to report the behaviour of...
Evaluation of effects of olfactory and auditory stimulation on separation anxiety by salivary cortisol measurement in dogs
| Contributor(s):: Yoon-Joo Shin, Nam-Shik Shin
Separation anxiety (SA) is a serious behavioral problem in dogs. In this study, salivary cortisol was studied to determine if the owner's odor or voice could reduce SA in dogs. Twenty-eight dogs with SA were divided into three groups: group 1 (control), group 2 (with owner's clothes...
Separation, Confinement, or Noises: What Is Scaring That Dog?
| Contributor(s):: Ballantyne, K. C.
Canine separation anxiety: strategies for treatment and management
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| Contributor(s):: RJ Sargisson
Child-canine bonding in children with ASD : findings within and across case studies
| Contributor(s):: Kathryn Rebekah Struik
The demand for support for children and families impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continues to grow, and one increasingly popular avenue of support is the use of therapeutic canines. Parents searching for service canines trained to work with children with ASD however face formidable...
Síndrome de ansiedade de separação em cães
| Contributor(s):: Giulia Bampi
Atualmente é crescente o número de animais de companhia acometidos pela síndorme de ansiedade de separação (SAS), condição relacionada a distúrbios no vínculo humano-animal que levam a uma hipervinculação...
Save a Dog's Life | Karyn Garvin | TEDxTucson
| Contributor(s):: Karyn Garvin
Karyn Garvin’s talk, “Saving a Dogs’ Life” will appeal to dog enthusiasts from all walks of life. She brings a unique clarity to the distinction between Separation Anxiety in dogs and another condition referred to as Containment Phobia in dogs. The concern is that...
Save a Dog's Life: Karyn Garvin at TEDxTucson
Dogs on Campus Pet Therapy Program
The Dogs On Campus Pet Therapy Program® is designed for university students, faculty and staff. People miss their dogs, an integral part of their family and support system. By acknowledging their separation anxiety, maybe we can bridge the gap between home and heart.
Influence of Owners' Attachment Style and Personality on Their Dogs' (Canis familiaris) Separation-Related Disorder
| Contributor(s):: Konok, V., Kosztolanyi, A., Rainer, W., Mutschler, B., Halsband, U., Miklosi, A.
Canine separation anxiety
| Contributor(s):: Reisner, I.
Relationship between attachment to owners and separation anxiety in pet dogs ( Canis lupus familiaris )
| Contributor(s):: Valli Parthasarathy, Sharon L. Crowell-Davis
Dogs’ dysfunctional attachment relationships with their owners are assumed to be the underlying cause of separation anxiety. Thirty-two dogs with and 43 dogs without owner-reported separation anxiety (SA) participated in a formal attachment test (AT). After the AT, the dogs were videotaped for 30...
Treatment of separation anxiety in dogs with clomipramine: results from a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group, multicenter clinical trial
| Contributor(s):: King, J. N., Simpson, B. S., Overall, K. L., Appleby, D., Pageat, P., Ross, C., Chaurand, J. P., Heath, S., Beata, C., Weiss, A. B., Muller, G., Paris, T., Bataille, B. G., Parker, J., Petit, S., Wren, J.
The efficacy and tolerability of clomipramine in the treatment of separation anxiety in dogs was tested in a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group, international multicentre clinical trial. For a diagnosis of separation anxiety, dogs had to exhibit at least one...
Supporting children and young people with anxiety
| Contributor(s):: Weston, F.
Continued distress among abandoned dogs in Fukushima
| Contributor(s):: Miho Nagasawa, Katzutaka Mogi, Takefumi Kikusui
In Fukushima, Japan, a prolonged refugee situation caused by a major nuclear incident after the earthquakeof March 11, 2011 has led to the unintentional abandonment of many pets. We received stray or abandoneddogs from rescue centers in Fukushima Prefecture. During re-socialization training and...
May 03 2012
Separation Anxiety Training Goes High Tech
A counterbalanced version of Ainsworth's Strange Situation Procedure reveals secure-base effects in dog-human relationships
| Contributor(s):: Palmer, R., Custance, D.
It has been proposed that the dog-human relationship constitutes an infantile-like attachment. However, previous empirical support based on Ainsworth's Strange Situation test has proved inconclusive due to order effects inherent in the original procedure. In particular, these order effects...
Behavioural correlation of heart rate changes in family dogs
| Contributor(s):: Maros, K., Doka, A., Miklosi, A.
Fourteen dogs (7 males and 7 females) were tested for their heart rate (HR) and heart rate variability (HRV) responses in different activities and environmental challenges while their movement was controlled. First, we wanted to compare the dogs' cardiac responses in different body positions...
Risk factors for separation-related distress and feed-related aggression in dogs: additional findings from a survey of Australian dog owners
| Contributor(s):: McGreevy, P. D., Masters, A. M.
The potential risk factors associated with the canine behavioural problems, separation-related distress (SRD) and feed-related aggression (FRA) were evaluated by a questionnaire, distributed through Dog's Life magazine. Data on 690 Australian dogs in 485 self-selected respondent households showed...