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How mothers matter: The influence of early maternal interaction on offspring behavior and development

CE Event Information

  • Description:
    Join us in this 1-hour webinar and learn about the ways in which maternal style, experienced over the first few weeks of life, has a long-lasting impact on later offspring development.

    Included in this discussion:
    - The association between maternal behavior and later offspring temperament and cognition
    - The association between maternal behavior and later success of the offspring as a guide dog
    - The nuances of maternal behavior and how small amounts of stress in early life likely lead to resilience
    - Ongoing research to investigate the influence of mothering across other types of working dogs

    Registration compliments of our Sponsor.
  • Date: May 15, 2019
  • Time: 8:00 PM US/Eastern
  • Sponsor: AKC Canine Health Foundation
  • Presenter(s): Emily Bray, PhD


Featured Publications


The following journal articles or textbook chapters have been selected as Supplements to this event. You can elect to purchase them as part of a discounted seminar package fee.
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  • Nature and nurture - How different conditions affect the behavior of dogs

    Journal of Veterinary Behavior, Vol 16, 2016, pp 45-52. Author: Erik Wilsson Member fee: $9.95 (Login to purchase)
  • Measuring dog-owner relationships: Crossing boundaries between animal behaviour and human psychology

    Applied Animal Behaviour Science, Volume 183, October 2016, Pages 1-9. Authors: Therese Rehn, Linda J. Keeling Member Fee: $9.95 - Login to Purchase
  • Helping Pet Owners Change Pet Behaviors: An Overview of the Science

    Vet Clin No Amer: Small Anim Pract, Vol 48, 2018, pp 419–431. Author: Beth Groetzinger Strickler Member fee: $9.95 - Login to purchase