The relationship between training methods and the occurrence of behavior problems, as reported by owners, in a population of domestic dogs

@article{Blackwell2008TheRB,
  title={The relationship between training methods and the occurrence of behavior problems, as reported by owners, in a population of domestic dogs},
  author={Emily Jayne Blackwell and Caroline Twells and Anne Seawright and Rachel A. Casey},
  journal={Journal of Veterinary Behavior-clinical Applications and Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={3},
  pages={207-217}
}

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