Essays about: "Border collie"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the words Border collie.

  1. 1. Kroppsvikt hos svenska rashundar under åren 2007–2016

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry

    Author : Frida Pettersson; [2019]
    Keywords : hund; vikt; viktutveckling; övervikt; undervikt;

    Abstract : Övervikt rapporteras allt oftare hos sällskapshundar. Det kan leda till en hel del hälsorelaterade problem och kan även bidra till att förkorta hundarnas livslängd. Även undervikt kan medföra problem och påverka hälsan negativt. READ MORE

  2. 2. Does Lifestyle Affect the Attachment between Dogs, Canis familiaris, and Their Owner?

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Biologi

    Author : Ida Fischer; [2018]
    Keywords : Attachment; dog-human bond; lifestyle; breed differences; sex differences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate if the dog’s behaviour and the interactions between the dog and the owner   differ depending on lifestyle, breed or sex of the dog. For this we employed the Strange Situation Procedure, a test inspired from Mary Ainsworth´s study,   which investigated the attachment of human infants to their mothers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aktivering av Border collie : vallningens betydelse för en välmående hund

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Sandra Rosshagen; [2017]
    Keywords : Border collie; problembeteende; tillfredsställd; välmående;

    Abstract : The dog has evolved from the wolf which is the most common species among the predators. The domestication and selection have resulted in different breeds of dogs, which include changed characteristics and personalities. With time, dogs have become more common to have as a pet for different purposes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Does coat color affect cortisol levels in Border collie dogs?

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Biologi

    Author : Linnéa Rosén; [2016]
    Keywords : Hair cortisol; dog; coat color; stress; welfare; canis;

    Abstract : Cortisol is a stress hormone which is released from the adrenals in the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) axis and plays a major role in animal stress response. Cortisol is used as a stress marker and can be sampled using different methods. A good non-invasive method and a good measure of chronic stress is to measure cortisol through hair. READ MORE

  5. 5. Behaviour and heart rate in sheep when herded by Border collies with different background

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Ida Andersson; [2015]
    Keywords : behaviour; border collie; herding; sheep; sheepdog;

    Abstract : Sheepdogs have been used for a long time as a tool in the management of the sheep. However in recent years, the interest in herding has increased as a hobby which led to a debate which resulted in the Swedish Sheepdog Society issued guidelines on how the training of the dogs should be conducted with respect to the welfare of the sheep. READ MORE