Effects of early gentling and early environment on emotional development of puppies

@article{Gazzano2008EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of early gentling and early environment on emotional development of puppies},
  author={A. Gazzano and C. Mariti and L. Notari and C. Sighieri and E. A. McBride},
  journal={Applied Animal Behaviour Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={110},
  pages={294-304}
}
In recent years much interest has been focused on early experiences and numerous studies have been carried out in order to understand their effects on the behaviour of adult animals. The aim of this preliminary study was to assess the effects of early gentling and early environment on the emotional stability of puppies. Forty-three dogs (16 females and 27 males) from seven litters were used. Four of these litters (in total 23 puppies) were raised in a professional breeding kennel, while the… Expand
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