Classification of behavior problems in dogs: Distributions of age, breed, sex and reproductive status

Short Synopsis: In dogs referred for behavior management, the most common behavior problems were aggression and stimulus activity. Many additional factors were considered including breed, sex, and neutered/spayed vs. intact. (Mixed breeds were the most common of the sample size, with sporting and mixed breeds presenting most frequently for behavior problems. Intact males were the most common to present with …

Aggressive behavior in adopted dogs that passed a temperament test

Title: Aggressive behavior in adopted dogs that passed a temperament test Short Synopsis: Temperament testing done by shelters cannot reliably illustrate aggressive tendencies that dogs exhibit in the home. This is likely due to situations that are not mimicked on temperament testing that occurs in the home motivating territorial and predatory aggression. Authors: E Christensen, J Scarlett, M Campagna, K …