Prevailing Clusters of Canine Behavioural Traits in Historical US Demand for Dog Breeds (1926–2005)
| Contributor(s):: Bethany Wilson, James Serpell, Harold Herzog, Paul McGreevy
Drawing on American Kennel Club (AKC) puppy registration numbers for approximately 82 varieties of pedigree dogs between 1926 and 2005, the current article analyses behavioural reports on 32,005 dogs of these varieties reported through the Canine Behavioural Assessment and Research...
Adult separation anxiety disorder: The human-animal bond
| Contributor(s):: Dowsett, Elisha, Delfabbro, Paul, Chur-Hansen, Anna
Assessment of separation anxiety in dogs: the search for a diagnostic method
| Contributor(s):: Gahee Kim
The aims of this study were: (1) to explore the environmental factors and behaviors associated with the owners’ perception of separation anxiety based on the questionnaires completed by the owners along with video recordings of their dogs during the owners’ absence, and (2) to...
A descriptive study of 215 dogs diagnosed with separation anxiety
| Contributor(s):: Storengen, Linn Mari, Boge, Silje Christine Kallestad, Strøm, Solveig Johanne, Løberg, Gry, Lingaas, Frode
Clinical records of dogs visiting a behavioral clinic were used to study the behavior and background of dogs with separation anxiety (SA). 215 dogs (with SA) were included in the study, representing 22.6% of the patients seen during the 40 months the study covered (n=952). Male dogs comprised 60%...
The efficacy of systematic desensitization for treating the separation-related problem behaviour of domestic dogs
| Contributor(s):: Butler, Rynae, Sargisson, Rebecca J., Elliffe, Douglas
The evaluation of systematic desensitization to treat separation-related problem behaviours, such as destruction of property, excessive barking, or house-soiling, has tended to rely on single case-studies. Eight dogs exhibiting separation-related behaviour, and their owners, participated in a...
The behavior of the domestic dog (Canis familiaris) during separation from and reunion with the owner: A questionnaire and an experimental study
| Contributor(s):: Konok, Veronika, Dóka, Antal, Miklósi, Ádám
We have constructed a questionnaire to investigate the separation behavior in a sample of family dogs (Canis familiaris) (N=45) and in parallel we have observed dogs’ separation-related behavior in a simple behavioral test (Separation and greeting test, S&G). We recorded the dogs’ behavior during...
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...