Michael Hennessey, PhD

Reducing Stress of Dogs in Shelters

Dogs entering animal shelters are confronted with an array of psychological stressors (e.g., novelty, uncertainty, separation from attachment figures). Indeed, upon admittance to a shelter, circulating levels of the primary stress hormone, cortisol, are about three times higher than observed in pet dogs sampled in their owner’s homes...

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