Assessing dogs using a temperament test - will training affect the outcome? : a test-retest trial as a forensic tool
Contributor(s):: Sophie Luisa Fechner
Temperament Tests can be a forensic tool as they are often used to clarify legal cases in which dogs were allegedly involved in circumstances of aggression towards humans or other dogs. The test used in this study, the standardized temperament test of Lower Saxony, a battery type test of 36...
Spawning executive functions in first graders: Exploring situated learning experiences with the classroom pet consistent with children's temperament
Contributor(s):: Kristan Nicole Pearce
Rapid growth in all domains of development occurs during the early childhood years. Even so, the pressures of high stakes testing and the push down of curriculum often elicit a focus on cognitive development while neglecting other developmental areas important in school and later life success...
Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies: The Measuring of Equine Temperament
| Contributor(s):: Howard, Thecla Helmbrecht
The field of equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) is growing in popularity as an alternative healing approach. However, there is a paucity of peer-reviewed research on the horses who serve as equal partners in EAAT. The purpose of this quantitative study was to discover the impact of...
Evaluation of temperament information to improve adoption occurrence and evaluation of human contact and housing arrangement on stress response of adult shelter dogs
| Contributor(s):: Coppola, Crista L.