Dogs

Effectiveness of Aversive- as opposed to Reward-based Training Methods for Dogs

Author
Byrne, Patrick
Published
2009
vein Essay ID
3139
Essay Description
Examines the welfare benefits in using rewards-based training methods such as clicker devices and food for dogs.
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Examines the welfare benefits in using rewards-based training methods such as clicker devices and food for dogs.

Improving the Image of Greyhounds as Pets: Recent Data show they are a Good Choice when selecting a Purebred Shelter-dog for Adoption

Author
Avery, Michaela
Published
2009
vein Essay ID
3137
Essay Description
Looks at improving the image of greyhounds as pets, emphasising their low aggression ranking and low prevalence of inherited diseases.
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Looks at improving the image of greyhounds as pets, emphasising their low aggression ranking and low prevalence of inherited diseases.

Improving the Welfare of Geriatric Dogs through early Diagnosis and Treatment of Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

Author
Winer, Lee
Published
2009
vein Essay ID
3133
Essay Description
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.
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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.

The welfare of pedigree dogs

Author
Tsang, Albert
Published
2009
vein Essay ID
3121
Essay Description
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.
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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.

Encouraging Owners to Seek Treatment for Canine Behavioural Problems: An Assessment of the Impact on the Relinquishment of Dogs

Author
Izes, Aaron M
Published
2009
vein Essay ID
3120
Essay Description
Explores measures such as free advice help lines, remote consultations and mandatory post-adoption training classes to decrease relinquishment rates of dogs to shelters.
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Explores measures such as free advice help lines, remote consultations and mandatory post-adoption training classes to decrease relinquishment rates of dogs to shelters.

Modern day living: are we compromising the welfare of our bonded canine companions?

Author
Dovey, Ellen
Published
2004
vein Essay ID
3086
Essay Description
Highlights the welfare benefits of environmental enrichment for dogs, training and investing time in nurturing the human-canine bond.
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Highlights the welfare benefits of environmental enrichment for dogs, training and investing time in nurturing the human-canine bond.

An evaluation of dog-training techniques: an assessment of efficacy and welfare

Author
Curl, Peter
Published
2004
vein Essay ID
3081
Essay Description
Explores the strengthening of the human-animal bond that occurs through improved dog-training technique. Problematic behaviour in dogs is linked to welfare problems.
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Explores the strengthening of the human-animal bond that occurs through improved dog-training technique. Problematic behaviour in dogs is linked to welfare problems.