Impact of stress, temperament on working dogs to be explored in new research
A commitment to animal care and welfare—specifically in working dogs—is the driving force behind the newly funded research project. Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) has announced the research grant to Colorado State University (CSU). The pilot study aims to measure the Allostatic Load (AL) of dogs, which is understood as the ‘wear and tear’ on the body due to chronic or frequent stressors.
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