Examines the welfare benefits in using rewards-based training methods such as clicker devices and food for dogs.
Looks at improving the image of greyhounds as pets, emphasising their low aggression ranking and low prevalence of inherited diseases.
Discusses the results of studies that could improve the welfare of shelter dogs.
Discusses the behavioural changes that can occur as a result of canine cognitive dysfunction. Looks at ways of reducing some of the effects of this condition to improve the welfare of geriatric dogs.
Reviews recent literature investigating genetic diversity and the incidence of inbreeding in purebred dogs as well as exploring the consequences of these breeding practices on the welfare of animals.
Explores measures such as free advice help lines, remote consultations and mandatory post-adoption training classes to decrease relinquishment rates of dogs to shelters.
Investigates the effects of different training techniques and environmental factors on dog behaviour.
Looks at the possibility of matching dogs or breeds of dogs with owners, and the benefits ot the human-animal bond.
Highlights the welfare benefits of environmental enrichment for dogs, training and investing time in nurturing the human-canine bond.
Explores the strengthening of the human-animal bond that occurs through improved dog-training technique. Problematic behaviour in dogs is linked to welfare problems.