Monday, May 28, 2012

Test for Aggression

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Hart (1976) describes a form of idiopathic aggression, which is a form of aggression that is not provoked, but is unpredictable and unexplainable. Dogs that show this kind of aggression are often very friendly and loveable pets for the rest of the time.  . . . . The expectation is that the latter form of aggression can not be provoked in a behavioural test, because of its unpredictability.

Behavioural testing for aggression in the domestic dog.
Doreen J. U. Planta, Willem J. Netto.

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