WORKING DOGS IN THE SPOTLIGHT
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Important Insights Discovered
SWEDISH RESEARCHERS LEARN LOTS ABOUT WORKING DOGS
Dogs are engaged in a wide variety of
"jobs" as we've seen in this WDW News feature over the last few years. As
a result, dog breeders and trainers want better methods of finding the best working pups
in a litter -- or at least the best working dog among a group of yearlings.
Unfortunately, many puppy temperament tests don't work as well as expected.
Now, researchers in Sweden and Denmark
have done the most extensive study ever conducted on dog behavior. Over three years,
a standard behavior test was given to 15,329 dogs representing 164 breeds by the Swedish
Working Dogs Association. Five basic traits seen in all dog breeds were defined as
follows: "playfulness, curiosity/fearlessness, chase-proneness... sociability
A spectrum from boldness to shyness was
seen, and that measure plays a key role in determining dogs that will typically be easier
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