|Tuesday, 24 july, Wednesday, 25 july, thursday, 26 july, friday 27 july, Assistance Dogs International Conference 2012, posters
|TUESDAY, 24 JULY
WEDNESDAY, 25 JULY
Dr J. Fatjó / Dr. A. Bulbena
ECOLOGICAL CONFLICTS BETWEEN
HUMANS AND WOLVES
Dr. Olof Liberg
Interactions between wolves and livestock guarding dogs on a French alpine pasture.
(Institute for the Promotion and Research on guarding Animals, Switzerland) Ref. CSF 62
Genetic support from a zoo population can nearly double the genetic variation of an isolated, highly inbred wild wolf population.
M. Jansson & L. Laikre
(Stockholm University) Ref. CSF 114
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
Do dogs detect distress as we humans do? A cortisol study on humans and dogs.
M. H. Yong
(University of Otago) Ref. CSF 21
Visual perception in domestic dogs (Canis familiaris): global or local preference of stimulus encoding.
(Università degli Studi di Padova) Ref. CSF 32
Visual event-related potentials of dogs recorded with fully non-invasive electroencephalography.
(University of Helsinki) Ref. CSF 34
13:20-15:00 Lunch break & poster session
EVOLUTION OF WILD AND DOMESTIC CANIDS
Dr. Carles Vilà
Guidelines for Endophenotyping in Behavior Genetics Studies.
(University of Alaska) Ref. CSF 22
Genetic evaluation of temperament traits in the Rough Collie. P. Arvelius
(Swedish Univ. of Agricultural Sciences) CSF 28
Immune gene diversity in grey wolves (Canis lupus)-
A. K. Niskanen
(University of Oulu, Finland) Ref. CSF 39
17:20-17:55 Coffee break & poster session
What makes a dog to spin? An integrated analysis of genetic and environmental factors affecting tail chasing in four dog breeds.
K. Tiira & O. Hakosalo
(University of Helsinki) Ref. CSF 58
Analysis of Y-chromosome DNA suggests a multiple-region origin of domestic dog.
(Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) Ref. CSF 124
Analysis of intraspecific attachment in dogs (Canis familiaris): preliminary results.
(Università di Pisa) Ref. CSF 17
Social Play Behavior in Dogs and Their Wild Relatives: What we know and don't know and directions for future research.
(University of Colorado) Ref. CSF 25
19:30-20:30 Wine Tasting
20:30-21:30 Evening talk
WOLVES, DOGS AND THE HUMAN PSYCHE: FROM FREUD TO THE ROLE OF CANIDS IN SOCIETY
Professor Antoni Bulbena
THURSDAY, 26 JULY
PHYSIOLOGICAL CORRELATES OF CANINE BEHAVIOR WITH AGE
Dr. Elizabeth Head
Influence of social relationships on leadership behaviour in free-ranging dogs.
(University of Parma) Ref. CSF 38
Dominance and its behavioural measures in a pack of domestic dogs.
J. A. M. van der Borg
(Wageningen University) Ref. 52
11:00-11:30 Coffee break & poster session
Stress during certification testing in prison drug detection dogs and their handlers.
N. A. Dreschel
(Pennsylvania State University) Ref. CSF 54
Age effects on interspecific communicative abilities of domestic dogs.
(University of Vienna) Ref. CSF 57
Personality, social behaviour, and cortisol in dogs: Personality predicts behaviour in a dog park, while cortisol is unrelated to personality or behaviour.
(Memorial University of Newfoundland) Ref. CSF 61
Are you growling to me? – Assessment of inner state and context recognition from dog growls by human listeners.
(Eötvös Loránd University) Ref. CSF 67
Clinical characterisation of noise sensitivity in dogs.
(The Royal Veterinary College). Ref. CSF 73
Automated identification of behaviour in freely moving dogs by accelerometer and gyroscope.
(Eötvös Loránd University) Ref. CSF 80
13:30-15:00 Lunch break & poster session
MEASURING ATTACHMENT AND OTHER ASPECTS OF AFFILIATIVE BEHAVIOUR IN THE DOMESTIC DOG
Dr. Marta Gácsi
Dog’s attention to connectivity: spontaneous performance and learning in novel string-pulling tasks.
(University of Vienna) Ref. CSF 43
Sensitivity to Unequal Rewards in the Domestic Dog: Fair is Fine, but More is Better.
(Columbia University) Ref. CSF 86
17:00-17:30 Coffee break & poster session
Matching pictures with the appropriate sound: results from an eye-tracking study of dogs and 14-month-old infants.
(Eötvös Loránd University) Ref. CSF 82
Persistence and elaboration of communicative signals about inaccessible food in dogs.
(Federal University of São Paulo) Ref. CSF 98
Referential communication in dogs (Canis familiaris).
(Federal University of São Paulo) Ref. CSF 101
Behavioral differences between dogs acquired from pet stores and those obtained from noncommercial breeders.
J. A. Serpell
(Best Friends Animal Society) Ref. CSF 105
The role of oxytocin in shelter dogs’ ability to bond to humans.
(Monash University) Ref. CSF 27
21:00 Gala Dinner
FRIDAY, 27 JULY
Canine Brain Aging and Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome: Lessons Learnt from Alzheimer’s Disease.
(University of Toronto) Ref. CSF 49
Does training experience affect dogs performance in a problem solving task?
(Eötvös Loránd University) Ref. CSF 91
Recognition of familiar human faces in domestic dogs: use of internal or external facial features?.
(University of Vienna) Ref. CSF 99
Physical prompts to anthropomorphism of the domestic dog (Canis familiaris).
(Columbia University) Ref. CSF 83
10:50-11:30 Coffee break & poster session
ANIMAL ABUSE: EXPLORING DYSFUNCTIONAL PET OWNERSHIP
Dr. Frank R. Ascione
Dogs as ‘natural’ models for human psychiatric conditions: information gained from purely behavioral or physiological studies, versus studies that combine both approaches.
K. L. Overall & A. E. Dunham
(University of Pennsilvania, Philadelphia) Ref. CSF 10
Social Referencing in dog – human interactions.
(Università di Milano) Ref. CSF 20
Can dogs relax? Work-related salivary cortisol levels vary in dogs during animal-assisted interventions.
L. M. Glenk
(Research Institute for Pain Treatment and Neurorehabilitation. University of Vienna) Ref. CSF 115
Barking up the right tree: developing education resources that work in remote indigenous contexts.
(Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities) Ref. CSF 59
Humans attribute emotions to a robot that shows simple behavioural patterns borrowed from dog behaviour.
(Eötvös Loránd University) Ref. CSF 63
14:00-14:30 CSF summation
Dr Jaume Fatjó / Dr. Bulbena
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|Program, Assistance Dogs International Conference 2012
Welcome to Joint session of ADI and CSF
Increasing awareness of the value of dogs in society
Prof. Daniel Mills
University of Lincoln, UK
The benefits of scientific research for assistance dogs organizations
Dogs for the Disabled UK, President Assistance Dogs International
Publishing scientific data
Dr Karen Overall
University of Pennsylvania,USA
Companion animals and the health system
Dr Jaume Fatjó
Department of Psychiatry and Legal Medicine, School of Medicine, Universitat AutÒnoma de Barcelona, Spain
National Director of Canine Programs at Canine Companions for Independence
Close and Drinks Reception
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|WEDNESDAY 25 TH OF JULY
- Who is more tolerant? Cofeeding in pairs of pack-living dogs (Canis familiaris) and wolves (Canis lupus). C. Ritter (Wolf Science Center, Ernstbrunn, Austria) Ref. CSF 30
- The effect of social factors on object exploration in captive wolf packs. M. Hentrup (Wolf Science Center, Ernstbrunn, Austria) Ref. CSF 68
- Leash walking as a cooperation paradigm in wolves (Canis lupus occidentalis) and dogs (Canis lupus familiaris). K. Kotrschal (Wolf Science Centre, Ernstbrunn, Austria) Ref. CSF 89
- Dogs and wolves looking back to humans: species difference already at 2 months?. C. Passalacqua (University of Milan) Ref. CSF 97
- The crucial information in social learning tasks: differences between wolves and dogs. F. Range (Messerli Research Institute. University of Vienna) Ref. CSF 123
- The relationship between stress response of guide dogs and their temperament traits in peripubatal period. K. Mogi (Labotatory of Companion Animal Research. Azabu University, Japan) Ref. CSF 4
- Reciprocal communication and neuroendocrine response in human-dog interactions. M. Nagasawa (Azabu University, Japan) Ref. CSF 5
- The effect of castrating male dogs on their use of the vomeronasal organ when investigating conspecific urine deposits. D. Berthoud (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge) Ref. CSF 53
- Heart rate of dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) during physical and mental activities. K. Kortekaas (Wolf Science Centre. University of Vienna) Ref. CSF 55
- Heart rate and heart rate variability in owners and their dogs. I. Schöberl (Konrad Lorenz Research Station Grünau. University of Vienna) Ref. CSF 104
- Do cortisol and testosterone levels covary with social role in domestic dogs?. M. Castro (Memorial University of Newfoundland) Ref. CSF 118
- Ability of scent identification dogs to detect individual human odors, previously exposed to high temperatures. S. Milena (Canine Behavior Research Center. Czech University) Ref. CSF 120
- Inherited Osteosarcoma in a Family of Irish Wolfhounds. G. Griffin (University of Bristol) Ref. CSF 12
- Teaching dead dogs new tricks: Right censored data in canine lifespan studies. S. Urfer (University of Washington Medicine Pathology) Ref. CSF 14
- Evolution of copy number variants in wolf-like canids. Ó. Ramírez (Institut de Biologia Evolutiva UPF-CSIC) Ref. CSF 100
- Dogs show right facial lateralization to stressful stimuli. N. Tsuchihashi (Azabu University, Japan) Ref. CSF 6
- DO.C: A behavioural test for evaluating dogs’ suitability for working in the classroom. B. Carlone (Università di Pisa) Ref. CSF 15
- Problem solving games as a tool to reduce fear in dogs: preliminary results. M. Zilocchi (Università di Pisa) Ref. CSF 23
- Montessori- method for dogs. B. Horvath (University of Vienna) Ref. CSF 26
- Dogs hunting bears - what do they really hunt?. B. Forkman (University of Copenhagen) Ref. CSF 37
- Beware, I am big and non-dangerous” – Dogs communicate themselves bigger than real size in their play-growls. A. Bálint (Eötvös Loránd University) Ref. CSF 41
- Developing a simple behaviour test battery for family dogs (FIDO). I. Brúder (Eötvös Loránd University,) Ref. CSF 42
- Visual communication with humans in Japanese Akita Inu. A. Konno (University of Tokyo) Ref. CSF 66
- Fake hands, true bites? A. Capra (Università degli Studi di Parma) Ref. CSF 70
- Ethological study of Labrador Retrievers’ water interaction and relative preference. S. Tavares & G.Pereira (Universidade do Porto) Ref. CSF 76
- Evaluation of a diet supplement on anxiety signs on dog. S. Cannas (Associazione per la Ricerca e lo Studio dell’Etologia e del Benessere Animale-Uomo, Milano) Ref. CSF 77
Analysis of behaviour changes in 65 pet dogs after gonadectomy. S. Cannas (University of Milano) Ref. CSF 126
- Effects of owners’ attachment style and personality on their dogs’ separation-related disorder. V. Konok (Eötvös Loránd University) Ref. CSF 88
- Development and implementation of a unique online portal for collecting data from a standardized behavior evaluation with shelter dogs. A. Marder (Center for Shelter Dogs, Animal Rescue League of Boston) Ref. CSF 92
- Attention to social and non-social stimuli in family dogs. P. Mongillo (Università degli Studi di Padova) Ref. CSF 94
- Assessing dogs’ adaptive capacities at the vet. A. Ortolani (Utrecht University) Ref. CSF 96
- The relationship between age, sensory problems and behavioural changes in dogs: an online survey study. D. Szabó (Eötvös Lóránd University) Ref. CSF 107
- Dependent dog is ready to starve. B. Turcsán (Eötvös Loránd University) Ref. CSF 112
- Breed differences in the expression of ‘Boldness’, a personality super-trait. M. Starling (University of Sydney) Ref. CSF 121
- Imitation recognition and its effect on subsequent interactions between pet dogs (Canis familiaris). T. Marmota (Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa) Ref. CSF 8
- Can dogs use a mirror to find hidden food? T. Howell (Monash University) Ref. CSF 11
- Hemispheric Specialization in Dogs for Processing of Acoustic Stimuli. M. Trojan (University of Warsaw) Ref. CSF 18
- Do dogs discriminate between pro-social and anti-social human behavior? M. Trojan (University of Warsaw) Ref. CSF 19
- The Mirror Project: a dog training method based on social learning. S. Ghidelli (Scuola Cinofila BJ, Lipomo) Ref. CSF 24
- Effect of inhibitory control on problem solving in dogs. C. A. Müller (University of Vienna) Ref. CSF 29
- Why does the dog choose the less amount of food reward? The priming effect of pre-sensitization with social stimuli. J. Topál (Associazione per la Ricerca e lo Studio dell’Etologia e del Benessere Animale-Uomo) Ref. CSF 110
THURSDAY 26 TH OF JULY
- Dogs (Canis familiaris) evaluate humans on the basis of direct experiences only. M. Nitzschner (Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology) Ref. CSF 31
- Eye-tracking the gaze of dogs and humans in a pointing gesture study. A. Rossi (Indiana University) Ref. CSF 33
- Social referencing: Dogs’ use of emotional signals from an unfamiliar person. M. H. Yong (University of Otago) Ref. CSF 36
- Application of Cognitive Neuropsychiatric Testing of Senior Dogs for the Development and Validation of Therapeutic Agents for Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome. G. Landsberg & J. Araujo (CanCog Technologies Inc., Toronto) Ref. CSF 48
- Delayed Reinforcement – Does It Affect Learning? C. M. Browne (University of Waikato) Ref. CSF 50
- Can Dogs Count? K. Macpherson (University of Western Ontario) Ref. CSF 65
- Title: Is the Clever Hans effect in dogs a myth or fact? Results of a pointing study. T. Schmidjell (University of Vienna) Ref. CSF 69
- Incidental memory in dogs: adaptive behavioral solution at an unexpected memory test. K. Fujita (Kyoto University) Ref. CSF 71
- Factors affecting drugs and explosives detection by dogs in experimental tests. T. Jezierski (Institute of Genetics and Animals Breeding of Polish Academy of Sciences) Ref. CSF 78
- The role of facility dogs in the treatment of cynophobia: a case report. P. Calvo (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) Ref. CSF 75
- Deferred imitation of novel and known actions in domestic dogs. C. Fugazza (Eötvös Loránd University) Ref. CSF 79
- What are you or who are you? The emergence of social interaction between dog and self-propelled objects. A. Gergely (Eötvös Loránd University) Ref. CSF 81
- Behavioral assessment and owner perceptions of behaviors associated with guilt in dogs. J. Hetch (Columbia University) Ref. CSF 84
- The need for transparency in methodological design: A new web-based tool for sharing protocols and data. A. Miklosi (Eötvös Loránd University) Ref. CSF 93
- Do dogs rely on human emotional expressions in a three-way choice test? B. Turcsán (Eötvös Loránd University) Ref. CSF 111
- A comparative study of recognition of their body size in dogs and cats. H. Chijiiwa (Kyoto University) Ref. CSF 116
- Do dogs prefer pointing gestures by trustworthy person? A. Takaoka (Kyoto University) Ref. CSF 117
- Ability of dogs to respond to the pointing gestures of a human and movements of a dummy. K. Dagmar (Czech University of Life Sciences) Ref. CSF 119
- How dogs process familiar and inverted faces, an eye movement study. S. Somppi, H. Törnqvist (University of Helsinki, Finland) Ref. CSF 125
- CSF 1- Title: Social perception of a dog shelter and its functioning in the neighbourhood. Case study. J. Stefanska (University of Warsaw) Ref. CSF 1
- Canine Facilitated Human Learning: Taking canine-human interactions to another level. G. Squirrell (Royal Society of Arts) Ref. CSF 2
- Is dog ownership related to a reduced anxiety in human mothers?. A. Gazzano (Università di Pisa) Ref. CSF 7
- The relation between empathy and the interpretation of dog (Canis familiaris) behaviour” I. Meyer (University of Copenhagen) Ref. CSF 13
- Dogs travelling with people: how owners take care of their dogs during car transportation in Italy. E. Ricci (Università di Pisa) Ref. CSF 16
- Dogs in Animal Assisted Interventions: better with the owner C. Muro (Asociación de Perros de Asistencia AEPA Euskadi ) Ref. CSF 35
- Animal Assisted Therapy for autistic children: a pilot study of the evolution of dog/child relationship. M. B. Ciari (Universidade de São Paulo) Ref. CSF 40
- Leaving the Dogs Alone: The Evolution and Purpose of Doggy Daycares. T. Patel (University of Doglando) Ref. CSF 44
- How Varying Societies View the Human-dog Relationship. T. Patel (University of Doglando) Ref. CSF 45
- Shelters and Rescues: Are We Running out of Good Dogs?. T. Patel (University of Doglando) Ref. CSF 47
- What Dog Owners Read: A Review Of Best-selling Books. C. M. Browne (University of Waikato) Ref. CSF 51
- The Australian Working Dog Survey. M. Cobb (Animal Welfare Science Centre. Monash University) Ref. CSF 60
- A plausible way for analysing interspecific interactions: Owner-dog dyads as units. A. Kis (Eötvös Loránd University) Ref. CSF 64
- Is dog ownership the same for men and women, parents and non-parents? J. Fatjó (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) Ref. CSF 74
- Experimental analysis of dog-human relationship in the family-network. G. Lakatos (Eötvös Loránd University) Ref. CSF 90
- Correlation between assessment, selection and training outcomes of a puppy to be used as a diabetic alert dog. N. Bondarenko (Surrey) Ref. CSF 95
- Shelter dogs in online adoption adverts - The Bold and the Beautiful versus Les Misérables. J. Stefanska (University of Warsaw) Ref. CSF 106
- The role of gender differences in the adoption process of shelter dogs. G. Braun (Shelter of Vienna) Ref. CSF 108
- Factors that influence adopters’ preference of shelter dog. J. M. Thorn (Knox College) Ref. CSF 109
- Cross-cultural differences in domestic dogs’ interactions with humans – preliminary results from Ainsworth’s Strange Situation Test. L. Horn (University of Vienna) Ref. CSF 85
- Yawn contagion in dogs as a possible expression of empathy. T. Romero. (University of Tokyo). Ref. CSF 103
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