Dogs

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

Looks at improving the image of greyhounds as pets, emphasising their low aggression ranking and low prevalence of inherited diseases.

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

Examines the welfare benefits in using rewards-based training methods such as clicker devices and food 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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Improving the Welfare of Geriatric Dogs through early Diagnosis and Treatment of Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

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.

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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The effects of current training techniques and environmental factors on dog behaviour

Investigates the effects of different training techniques and environmental factors on dog behaviour.

Author: 
Kabaila, Anna
Published: 
2004
vein Essay ID: 
3105
Essay Description: 
Investigates the effects of different training techniques and environmental factors on dog behaviour.
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Encouraging Owners to Seek Treatment for Canine Behavioural Problems: An Assessment of the Impact on the Relinquishment of Dogs

Explores measures such as free advice help lines, remote consultations and mandatory post-adoption training classes to decrease relinquishment rates of dogs to shelters.

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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The welfare of pedigree 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.

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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Dog training: new developments and research

Discusses how training improves human understanding of animal behaviour, and ultimately fosters better behaviour in dogs.

Author: 
Cotton, Eloise
Published: 
2004
vein Essay ID: 
3080
Essay Description: 
Discusses how training improves human understanding of animal behaviour, and ultimately fosters better behaviour in dogs.
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An evaluation of dog-training techniques: an assessment of efficacy and welfare

Explores the strengthening of the human-animal bond that occurs through improved dog-training technique. Problematic behaviour in dogs is linked to welfare problems.

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

Highlights the welfare benefits of environmental enrichment for dogs, training and investing time in nurturing the human-canine bond.

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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Which dog? Developments concerning the welfare of Canis familiaris

Looks at the possibility of matching dogs or breeds of dogs with owners, and the benefits ot the human-animal bond.

Author: 
Early, Jonathon
Published: 
2003
vein Essay ID: 
3088
Essay Description: 
Looks at the possibility of matching dogs or breeds of dogs with owners, and the benefits ot the human-animal bond.
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