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Published articles: Behaviour and welfare - the dog


Andics, A., Gacsi, M., Farago, T., Kis, A. & Miklosi, A. (2014). Voice-sensitive regions in the dog and human brain are revealed by comparative fMRI. Current Biology, 24 (5), 574–578.Link


Beck, A. M. (1973). The ecology of stray dogs: a study of free-ranging urban animals. Purdue University Press.


Bergamasco, L., Osella, M. C., Savarino, P., Larosa, G., Ozella, L., Manassero, M., Badino, P., Odore, R., Barbero, R. & Re, G. (2010). Heart rate variability and  saliva cortisol assessment in shelter dog: Human-animal interaction effects. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 125 (1), 56–68.Link


Berns, G. S., Brooks, A. M. & Spivak, M. (2012). Functional MRI in awake unrestrained dogs. PloS One, 7 (5), e38027. Link


Blackwell, E.-J., Bodnariu, A., Tyson, J., Bradshaw, J. W. S. & Casey, R. A. (2010). Rapid shaping of behaviour associated with high urinary cortisol in domestic dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 124 (3), 113-120.Link


Bradshaw, J. (2011). In defence of dogs. London: Penguin UK.Link


Burman, O., McGowan, R., Mendl, M., Norling, Y., Paul, E., Rehn, T. & Keeling, L. (2011). Using judgement bias to measure positive affective state in dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 132 (3), 160–168.Link


Coppola, C. L., Grandin, T. & Enns, R. M. (2006). Human interaction and cortisol: Can human contact reduce stress for shelter dogs? Physiology & Behavior, 87 (3), 537–541. Link


Fox, M. & Stelzner, D. (1966). Behavioural effects of differential early experience in the dog. Animal Behaviour, 14 (2), 273-281.Link


Freedman, A. H., Gronau, I., Schweizer, R. M., Ortega-Del Vecchyo, D., Han, E., Silva, P. M., Galaverni, M., Fan, Z., Marx, P.,  Lorente-Galdos, B., Beale, H., Ramirez,  O., Hormozdiari, F., Alka, C., Vil, C., Squire, K., Geffen, E., Kusak, J., Boyko, A., Freedman, A. H., Gronau, I., Schweizer, R. M., Ortega-Del Vecchyo, D., Han, E., Silva, P. M., ... & Beale, H. (2014). Genome sequencing highlights the dynamic early history of dogs. PLoS Genetics, e1004016.Link


Gazzano, A., Mariti, C., Notari, L., Sighieri, C. & McBride, E. A. (2008).  Effects of early gentling and early environment on emotional development of puppies. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 110 (3), 294–304.Link


Fallani, G., Prato Previde, E. & Valsecchi, P. (2007). Behavioral and physiological responses of guide dogs to a situation of emotional distress. Physiology & Behavior, 90 (4), 648–655.Link


Jones, A. (2007). Sensory development in puppies (Canis lupus f. familiaris): Implications for improving canine welfare. Animal Welfare, 319-329.Link


Hennessy, M., Voith, V., Hawke, J., Young, T., Centrone, J., McDowell, A., Linden, F.    & Davenport, G. (2002). Effects of a program of human interaction and alterations in diet composition on activity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in dogs housed in a public animal shelter. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 221 (1), 65-71.Link


Hiby, E., Rooney, N. & Bradshaw, J. (2004). Dog training methods: Their use, effectiveness and interaction with behaviour and welfare. Animal Welfare, 13 (1), 63-69.Link


Meek, P. D. (1999). The movement, roaming behaviour and home range of free-roaming domestic dogs, Canis lupus familiaris, in coastal New South Wales. Wildlife Research, 26 (6), 847–855.Link


Mertens, P. A. & Unshelm, J. (1996). Effects of group and individual housing on the behavior of kennelled dogs in animal shelters. Anthrozoos, 9 (1), 40–51.Link


Odendaal, J. & Meintjes, R. (2003). Neurophysiological correlates of affiliative behaviour between humans and dogs. The Veterinary Journal, 165 (3), 296–301. Link


Schipper,  L. L.,  Vinke,  C. M.,  Schilder,  M. B. & Spruijt,  B. M.  (2008).  The effect   of feeding enrichment toys on the behaviour of kennelled dogs (Canis familiaris). Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 114 (1), 182-195.Link


Scott, J. P. (1965). Genetics and the social behavior of the dog. University of Chicago Press.Link


Scott, J. P. & Fuller, J. L.  (1974).  Dog behavior.  University Press.


Serpell, J. (1995). The domestic dog: its evolution, behaviour and interactions with people.   Cambridge  University Press. Link


Siniscalchi, M., Quaranta, A. & Rogers, L. J. (2008). Hemispheric specialization in dogs for processing different acoustic stimuli. PLoS One, 3 (10), e3349.Link


Siniscalchi, M., Sasso, R., Pepe, A. M., Dimatteo, S., Vallortigara, G. & Quaranta, A. (2011). Sniffing with the right nostril: lateralization of response to odour stimuli by dogs. Animal Behaviour, 82 (2), 399–404.Link


Siniscalchi, M., Sasso, R., Pepe, A. M., Vallortigara, G. & Quaranta, A. (2010). Dogs turn left to emotional stimuli. Behavioural Brain Research, 208 (2), 516–521.Link


Spotte, S. (2012). Societies of wolves and free-ranging dogs. Cambridge  University  Press.Link


Starkey, M. P., Scase, T. J., Mellersh, C. S. & Murphy, S. (2005). Dogs really are man’s best friend - canine genomics has applications in veterinary and human medicine! Briefings in Functional Genomics & Proteomics, 4 (2), 112-128.Link


Taylor, K. & Mills, D. (2007a). The effect of the kennel environment on canine welfare: A critical review of experimental studies. Animal Welfare, 16 (4), 435-447.Link


Thalmann, O., Shapiro, B., Cui, P., Schuenemann, V., Sawyer, S., Greenfield, D., Germonpré, M., Sablin, M., López-Giráldez, F., Domingo-Roura, X. et al. (2013). Complete mitochondrial genomes of ancient canids suggest a european origin of domestic dogs. Science,  342 (6160), 871–874.Link


Vilà, C., Savolainen, P., Maldonado, J. E., Amorim, I. R., Rice, J. E., Honeycutt, R. L., Crandall, K. A., Lundeberg, J. & Wayne, R. K. (1997).  Multiple and ancient  origins of the domestic dog. Science, 276 (5319), 1687–1689.Link


Wells, D. (2004). The influence of toys on the behaviour and welfare of kennelled  dogs.Animal Welfare, 13 (3), 367-373.Link


Wells, D. (2004). A review of environmental enrichment for kennelled dogs, Canis familiaris. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 85 (3-4), 307-317.Link


Wilsson, E. & Sundgren, P.-E. (1998). Behaviour test for eight-week old puppies: heritablities of tested behaviour traits and its correspondence to later behaviour. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 58 (1), 151–162.Link