Discusses how training improves human understanding of animal behaviour, and ultimately fosters better behaviour in dogs.
Proposes a pain scale for use in assessing postoperative pain in dogs.
Looks at current research into the efficacy of assorted dog training techniques practiced by everyday dog owners, and the welfare implications of those practices.
Discusses treatment for dogs exhibiting separation anxiety associated behaviour.
Outlines studies that suggest how to reduce the prevalence of canine behavioural problems and to control these behaviours.
Investigates alternatives to punishment in training, and improvements to the understanding between owner and dog. These are important steps in the improvement of canine welfare.
Reviews recent studies on aggressive behaviour in pet dogs.
Discusses the use of physiological measures as a means of determining chronic stress in dogs.
Investigates dog training techniques that improve welfare, reduce problem behaviours and strengthen the owner-dog relationship.
Looks at the possibility that aggression in dogs can be controlled by changes in diet.