Letícia M. Souza - Dantas

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The dog was acquired from a reputable breeder at 5 months of age. The environment at the breeding facility was reportedly ideal; the puppy was raised in contact with people, its littermates, and the sire and dam until it was adopted by the owners. The breeders kept the dogs in a large house with a substantial fenced-in yard; the space was clean, and the(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the presence of a dominance rank in a group of cats and the relation between agonistic behavior and the use of resources, including environmental enrichment, in these cats. DESIGN Observational analytic study. ANIMALS 27 neutered cats in a shelter in Sao Paulo, Brazil. PROCEDURES The cats were video recorded for 4 consecutive(More)
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