Thursday, 23 April 2015

Myth of tolerant dogs and aggressive wolves refuted

Date:
April 21, 2015

Source:
Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wien

Summary:
The good relationship between humans and dogs was certainly influenced by domestication. For long, it was assumed that humans preferred particularly tolerant animals for breeding. Thus, cooperative and less aggressive dogs could develop. Recently, however, it was suggested that these qualities were not only specific for human-dog interactions, but characterize also dog-dog interactions.

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