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Let me sniff! Nosework induces positive judgment bias in pet dogs

Lagt inn: 3. februar 2019 kl. 11.51
av NinaV
Highlights
• Nosework reduced dogs' latencies to reach an ambiguous pot in a cognitive bias test.

• Nosework increases dogs’ positive judgment bias or "optimism".

• Practicing nosework allows dogs to express a natural behavior and be more autonomous.

• Behaving naturally and making active choices are two key factors in animal welfare.

• Olfaction-based activities contribute to dogs’ welfare.

Link til abstrakt: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/a ... wLvruw0b7Q (hvis noen er interessert i å lese hele artikkelen kan jeg prøve å laste opp en pdf. i morgen når jeg er tilknyttet skolens nettverk).