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Genetics and the social behaviour of the dog

John Paul Scott

Genetics and the social behaviour of the dog

by John Paul Scott

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Published by Univ.Chicago P. .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn Paul Scott and John L. Fuller.
ContributionsFuller, John L.
The Physical Object
Pagination488p. :
Number of Pages488
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14968361M
ISBN 100226743357

"This book investigates the influence of domestication, genetics, and environment in the development of an animal’s behavior This book will be of interest and value to students studying animal or veterinary sciences, especially those unfamiliar with the differences in animal behaviors among various species." The classic study of dog behavior gathered into one volume. Based on twenty years of research at the Jackson Laboratory, this is the single most important and comprehensive reference work on the behavior of dogs ever complied. "Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog is one of the most important texts on canine behavior published to date.

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Previous studies have looked for variation in genes that could account for differences in behavior in a group of dogs. The strength of the association between genetics and a trait is indicated by a statistic called "heritability", and in most studies of behavioral traits in dogs of a particular breed, the heritability was found to be low; i.e., variations in behavior were not associated with. You are here: Dog Behaviour: Genetics And The Social Behavior Of The Dog.


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-Mark Derr, The Atlantic Monthly "Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog is essential reading for anyone involved in the breeding of dogs.

No breeder can afford to ignore the principles of proper socialization first discovered and articulated in this landmark study."-The Monks of New Skete, authors of How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend and the video series Raising Your Dog Cited by: Genetics and the Social Behaviour Genetics and the social behaviour of the dog book the Dog Hardcover – May 1, by John Paul Scott (Author), John L.

Fuller (Author) out of 5 stars 34 ratings See all formats and editions/5(35). The classic study of dog behavior gathered into one volume. Based on twenty years of research at the Jackson Laboratory, this is the single most important and comprehensive reference work on the behavior of dogs ever complied.

"Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog is one of the most important texts on canine behavior published to date/5. "Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog is one of the most important texts on canine behavior published to date.

Anyone interested in breeding, training, or canine behavior must own this book."—Wayne Hunthausen, D.V.M., Director of Animal Behavior Consultations.

Originally published as Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog. "Authoritative information on the behavior of the dog, based on nearly twenty years of research at the Jackson Laboratory. [The authors] have assembled information on rearing methods, the origin and history of dog breeds, basic behavior patterns, and a detailed description of the physiological and.

"Genetics and the Social Behavior of Mammals." The results of that project are now summarized in this book, which is primarily an account of an experiment lasting some thirteen years and involving intensive and extensive measurements on the behavior of hundreds of purebred and hybrid dogs, studied from birth to one year.

Central to the book is the role heredity plays in the development of behavior. Giving puppies an environment designed on the principles of a well-run school, Scott and Fuller tested five breeds representing the major dog groups and carried out a Mendelian experiment with two of the most different breeds: The basenji and the cocker spaniel.

Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog Paperback – 15 January by John Paul Scott (Author), John L. Fuller (Author), John L. Scott, John Paul; Fuller (Author) out of 5 stars 32 ratings See all formats and editions/5(32). Scott JP & JL Fuller Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog. Univ of Chicago Press.

This is a massive experiment carried out over 13 years at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine in the 's and 's. (Jackson Laboratory is now one of the largest producers of purpose-bred mice and rats for research in the world.).

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Michael Fox, Senior Advisor to the President, The /5(32). Behavior in Hybrids: Complex Behavior ; Development of Physical Differences and their Relation to Behavior ; The Effects of Heredity upon the Behavior of Dogs ; Part IV. General Implications ; Implications for the Art of Dog Breeding ; The Evolution of Dogs and Men ; Toward a Science of Social Genetics ; Bibliography.

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"What does heredity do to behaviour. " was the question a research team under the leadership of Dr J. Scott set out to answer nearly 20 years ago at the Jackson Laboratory in Maine. That the dog was chosen for study-because, like man, it shows a high degree of individual variability in behaviour-was indeed fortunate for dog breeders and trainers, as has been shown in practice Cited by:.

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