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Training improves inhibitory control in water rescue dogs
(Springer Heidelberg, 2019-01)
Inhibitory control is a collection of several processes that are aimed to refrain from any impulsive response in the subject during inappropriate situations. Evidence suggests that in dogs, the inhibitory control is affected ...
Dogs in public spaces of Buenos Aires, Argentina: Exploring patterns of the abundance of dogs, the canine faecal contamination, the behaviour of people with dogs, and its relationships with demographic/economic variables
(Elsevier Science, 2019-10)
The level of faecal contamination in urban public spaces depends on the behaviour of dogs's owners as well as on dog abundance. The aims of the present study were to explore patterns of the relative abundance of dogs, the ...
Communication between domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) and humans: Dogs are good learners
(Elsevier Science, 2009-07)
Communication involves a wide range of behaviours that animals emit in their daily lives and can take place between different species, as is the case of domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) and humans. Dogs have shown to be ...
Serum biomarkers of endothelial glycocalyx injury in canine parvoviral infectionSerum biomarkers of endothelial glycocalyx injury in canine parvoviral infection
(Faculty of Veterinary Sciences - Universidad Austral de Chile, 2020)
Assistance and therapy dogs are better problem solvers than both trained and untrained family dogs
(Frontiers Media S.A., 2020-03)
When faced with unsolvable or difficult situations dogs use different behavioral strategies. If they are motivated to obtain rewards, they either try to solve the problem on their own or tend to interact with a human ...
Effects of oxytocin administration and the dog–owner bond on dogs’ rescue behavior
(Springer Heidelberg, 2021-04-08)
Rescue behavior is a kind of prosocial response that involves the provision of help to a stressed individual. This behavior has been observed in domestic dogs assisting their owners when they pretended to be trapped. Given ...
Effect of intranasal oxytocin administration on human-directed social behaviors in shelter and pet dogs
(Frontiers Research Foundation, 2018-11)
A wide variety of evidence has demonstrated that oxytocin is involved in socio-cognitive skills in domestic dogs (Canis familiaris). The purpose was to evaluate the effect of oxytocin administration on socio-cognitive ...
Domestic dog and alien North American mink as reservoirs of infectious diseases in the endangered Southern river otterDomestic dog and alien North American mink as reservoirs of infectious diseases in the endangered Southern river otter
(Faculty of Veterinary Sciences - Universidad Austral de Chile, 2022)
Gazing as a help requesting behavior : a comparison of dogs participating in animal-assisted interventions and pet dogs
(Springer Heidelberg, 2019-11)
Dogs tend to gaze at humans when they are confronted with inaccessible food during an unsolvable task, which is often interpreted as a help requesting behavior. Dogs who participate in animal-assisted interventions (AAI) ...
Persistence in learned responses: A comparison of Animal Assisted Intervention and pet dogs
(Elsevier Science Inc, 2019-11)
Dogs participating in Animal Assisted Interventions (AAI) are prime candidates to assess how increased interactionwith people modulates canine behavior. The aim of this work was to compare the behavior of AAI and pet dogs ...