Personality dimensions that emerge in companion canines

  title={Personality dimensions that emerge in companion canines},
  author={Jacqueline Mary Ley and P. Bennett and G. Coleman},
  journal={Applied Animal Behaviour Science},
  • Jacqueline Mary Ley, P. Bennett, G. Coleman
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • Applied Animal Behaviour Science
  • Studies of dog personality have shown that personality concepts can be applied to dogs but suggest that canine personalities may notfall intothesame dimensionsas dohuman personalities.Toinvestigate this, the structure of canine personality was explored using a method previously used to characterize human personality. A large number of adjectives believed by experts and companion dog owners to potentially describe canine personality traits were examined by the members of two focus groups, who… CONTINUE READING
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