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  1. Nutrition for working and service dogs

    Contributor(s):: Wakshlag, J., Shmalberg, J.

    Conformation, genetics, and behavioral drive are the major determinants of success in canine athletes, although controllable variables, such as training and nutrition, play an important role. The scope and breadth of canine athletic events has expanded dramatically in the past 30 years, but with...

  2. Hunting Dogs in the Lowland Neotropics

    Contributor(s):: Koster, Jeremy

  3. The Dogs of War

    Contributor(s):: Paltzer, Seth

  4. Jessica Solis

  5. Zen mind, zen horse : the science and spirituality of working with horses

    Contributor(s):: Hamilton, Allan J.

  6. How to run a puppy party: social saviour or social demon?

    Contributor(s):: Hargrave, C.

    A previous article (Hargrave 2013) discussed some of the predisposing factors that may make it difficult for a puppy's emotional and behavioural repertoire to develop as their owner may expect, potentially leading to puppies failing to cope in the domestic environment and developing compensating,...

  7. Inside behavior: puppy socialization: more than just exposure

    Contributor(s):: Martin, D., Martin, K. M.

    This article discusses the importance and benefits of socialization of puppies to prevent future behaviour problems and as additional income for veterinary hospitals that offer puppy socialization classes.

  8. Obstacles and anticipated problems with acquiring assistance dogs, as expressed by Japanese people with physical disabilities

    Contributor(s):: Yamamoto, M., Hart, L. A., Ohta, M., Matsumoto, K., Ohtani, N.

    In western countries, such as the United States and the United Kingdom, many people with disabilities benefit from the help their assistance dogs provide. In contrast, assistance dogs have not become widespread in Japan. This study explores the perspectives of Japanese people with disabilities,...

  9. Puppy socialisation programs: short and long term behavioural effects

    Contributor(s):: Seksel, K., Mazurski, E. J., Taylor, A.

    58 purebred and 10 crossbreed puppies were randomly allocated to one of 5 groups: Socialization plus Training (ST, 12 puppies), Socialization (10), Training (13), Feeding (12) and Control (11 puppies). The ST group received a full training programme which included both operant training for...

  10. Puppy socialization

    Contributor(s):: Seksel, K.

    This article describes the importance of the socialization and training of puppies for them to develop into behaviourally normal adult dogs. The role of veterinarians in the education of clients regarding the welfare of and their relationship with their dogs is also discussed.

  11. Puppy socialization classes

    Contributor(s):: Seksel, K.

  12. Socialization of the puppy and its evaluationLa socialisation du chiot et son evaluation

    Contributor(s):: Vastrade, F.

  13. Studies on socialization characteristics using two temperament tests in German Dogue, Doberman and Riesenschnautzer puppies

    Contributor(s):: Uzunova, K. I., Stoycheva, I., Miteva, T., Binev, R., Ivanov, A., Rousenov, A., Penev, T.

    The object of study was the influence of the nervous system type (temperament) of dogs from the German Dogue, Doberman, and Riesenschnautzer breeds on the extent of their socialization (adaptation to the environment). Two tests were used to examine the animals' behavior: the mirror test and the...

  14. Remy L Tankel

  15. StarPups

    The STARPups Program is a one of kind animal assisted therapy team. We rescue very special animals and put them into a training program that transfers them into STARPups!  The STARPups Program is a division of STARS Mentoring Services, LLC. Our animal assisted therapy program is a...

  16. Seeing Eye Dogs Australia

    Seeing Eye Dogs Australia (SEDA) is a national organisation that established its first school for training dog guides in Victoria, on the 10th April 1960.SEDA merged with Vision Australia on the 1st July 2008. We are a full member of the International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF), fulfilling the...

  17. The Little Dog Laughed Animal-Assisted Therapy

    We are an all-volunteer 501(c)3 organization serving the Portland Metro area. Our therapy teams are dog/handler pairs who are ably assisted by others who share the vision. We teach relationship and problem-solving skills to at-risk youths through classes in positive dog training.

  18. Chimo Animal-Assisted Therapy

    Chimo Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) is an innovative not-for-profit initiative that assists in the development, planning, and implementation of AAT at a wide variety of facilities.At Chimo AAT, we strive to bring those same benefits to all clients. We train all interested therapists and employ...

  19. Pawsitive Partners

    Pawsitive Partners is a positive training company that focuses on strengthening the relationship between you and your dog, no matter what the problem, through communication and an individualized training program. Specializing in fearful and reactive dogs, Pawsitive Partners stays on top of the...

  20. Leashes for Living Assistance Dog School, Inc.

    A program that teaches you, to teach your dog and become a magnificent Service Dog or Therapy Dog Team.