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tag: Applied Animal Behaviour Science

Do Stressed Dogs Live Shorter Lives?

Now that I have an aging senior dog, all of his behaviors seem to be magnified. With every change, I ask myself, is this the end? It's also hard to identify whether ailments are related to behavior or…

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Are Large Dogs Better Behaved than Small Ones?

Most of the dogs I've had in my adult years have been of the large breed, Labradors and Goldens. But, when I was in graduate school, I adopted Yodel, a dog who weighed  less than 10 pounds. Yodel was …

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Are Some Dog Breeds More Aggressive?

A neighbor was warning me to stay away from a Pit Bull down the street because he was a "bad dog" who growled when he walked by. I tried to explain to him that there is no such thing as a "bad dog." T…

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