Research Review: Dogs Prefer Petting to Vocal Praise

Research Paper Review: Dogs prefer petting to vocal praise A recent issue of Behavioural Processes was devoted entirely to studies of canine behavior. Here I summarize one publication within that issue. For complete issue access, visit http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/03766357/110. Feuerbacher, E. N., & Wynne, C.D.L. (2015). Shut up and pet me!...

Continue reading

A Different Perspective on the Human-Animal Bond

In this blog post from Psychology Today’s Decoding your Pet series, Dr. Carlo Siracusa discusses how humans can use empathy and an understanding of species-specific communication to build healthy relationships with our dogs and cats and avoid common cross-species communicative pitfalls. http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/decoding-your-pet/201412/different-perspective-the-human-animal-bond

Continue reading

©2019 The American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior. All rights reserved. | Website design by  Joshua Paul Design

Log in with your credentials

Forgot your details?