Discusses mechanisms responsible for disseminating inherited diseases in pedigree dogs and examines the tools available to improve the health and welfare of those breeds most severely affected.
Discusses the efficacy of non-pharmacological methods for the treatment of anxiety disorders in dogs.
Discusses typical behaviours, such as destructiveness, excessive vocalisation and inappropriate elimination, exhibited by dogs with separation-related disorders and the effects of behaviour-modification techniques and pharmacotherapy treatments.
Discusses the way in which improving human-dog interactions can enhance dog behaviour, learning ability and consequent welfare.
Explores improvements in understanding the prevalence, diagnosis and treatment of canine cognitive dysfunction to improve the well-being of senior dogs
Discusses the welfare problems faced by pedigreed dogs as a result of the quest for adherence to breed standards.
Considers how dog breed and therefore morphology, may influence trainability.
Looks at studies that show the need for improvement in public education and dog behavioural assessment, in order to reduce the euthanasia death toll in dog shelters.