Effects of breed, sex, and neuter status on trainability in dogs

James A. Serpell, Yuying Hsu

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摘要

In a previous study of canine temperament (Hsu and Serpell 2003), a distinct "trainability" factor was identified, characterized by a dog's willingness to attend to its owner and obey simple commands, combined with a high "fetch" motivation, and low levels of distractibility and/or resistance to correction. This paper explores the distribution of this trait in a large sample of dogs in relation to breed, sex and neuter status. The owners of 1,563 dogs belonging to 11 common breeds were invited to assess them for "trainability" using a standardized questionnaire (C-BARQ

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)196-207
頁數12
期刊Anthrozoos
18
發行號3
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2005 十二月 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Anthropology
  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • veterinary (miscalleneous)
  • Sociology and Political Science

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