Barking in domestic dogs: context specificity and individual identification

@article{Yin2004BarkingID,
  title={Barking in domestic dogs: context specificity and individual identification},
  author={Sophia Yin and Brenda McCowan},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={2004},
  volume={68},
  pages={343-355}
}
In this study we sought to determine whether dog barks could be divided into subtypes based on context. We recorded barking from 10 adult dogs, Canis familiaris, of six breeds in three different test situations: (1) a disturbance situation in which a stranger rang the doorbell, (2) an isolation situation in which the dog was locked outside or in a room isolated from its owner and (3) a play situation in which either two dogs or a human and a dog played together. We analysed spectrograms of 4672… Expand
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