Recommended readings


Abrantes, R. (2005) The Evolution of Canine Social Behaviour. Wakan Tanka Publishers, USA.

Beerda, B., Schilder, M. B. H., Van Hooff, J. A. R. A. M., De Vries, H. W. and Mol, J. A. (1999) Chronic stress in dogs subjected to social and spatial restriction. I: Behavioral responses. Physiology and Behavior 66 (2) 233–242.

Bekoff, M. (1977) Social Communication in Canids: Evidence for the Evolution of a Stereotyped Mammalian Display. Science Vol. 197 pp. 1097-1099.

Bradshaw, J.W.S. and Lea, A.M. (1992) Dyadic interactions between domestic dogs. Anthrozoos 5 (4): 245-253.

Bradshaw, J.W.S. and Nott, H.M.R. (1995) Social and communication behaviour of companion dogs In Serpell, J. (Ed.) “The Domestic Dog: Its Behaviour, and Interactions with People”. New York, Cambridge University Press, pp. 115-130.

Coppinger, R. andCoppinger, L. (2002) Dogs: A New Understanding of Canine Origin, Behavior and Evolution. Chicago University Press.
Eaton, B. (2005) Dominance: Fact or Fiction? Barry Eaton.

Fatjó, J., Feddersen-Petersen, D., Ruiz de la Torre, J., Amat, M., Mets, M., Braus, B. and Manteca, X. (2006) Ambivalent signals during agonistic interactions in a captive wolf pack. Applied Animal Behaviour Science. In Press []

Mech, L.D. (1981) TheWolf: The Ecology and Behaviour of an Endangered Species. University of Minnesota Press.

Miklosi, A., Kubinyi, E., Topal, J., Gacsi, M., Viranyi, Z. and Csanyi, V. (2003) A simple reason for a big difference: wolves do not look back at humans, but dogs do. Current Biology, 13 (9): 763-766.

Miklosi, A., Pongracz, N., Lakatos, G., Topal, J. and Csanyi, V. (2005) A Comparative study of visual communicative signals in interactions between dogs (Canis familiaris) and humans and cats (Felis catus) and humans. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 119 (2): 179-186.

Rugaas, T (1997) On talking terms with dogs: calming signals. Legacy By Mail, Inc. Carlsborg.

Semyonova, A. (2003) The social organization of the domestic dog; a longitudinal study of domestic canine behavior and the ontogeny of domestic canine social systems, The Carriage House Foundation, The Hague, , version 2006.

Serpell, J and Jagoe, J.A. (1995) Early Experiment and the Development of Behaviour in The Domestic Dog In Serpell, J. (Ed.) “The Domestic Dog: Its Behaviour, and Interactions with People.” New York, Cambridge University Press, pp. 115-130.

Sherman Simpson, B. (1997) Canine Communication. Veterinary Clinics of North-America: Small Animal Practice Vol. 27, no. 3.

Vas, J., Topál, J., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, A. and Csányi, V. (2005) A friend or an enemy? Dogs’ reaction to an unfamiliar person showing behavioural cues of threat and friendliness at different times. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 94 (1-2): 99-115.
Barry Eaton: ”Dominance Fact or Fiction?” ja Turid Rugaas: What do I do.. When my dog pulls?”

Turid Rugaas: What do I do.. When my dog pulls?”