Here you can find scientific papers about modern canine science - more follows.
Blackwell, E.J., Bolster, C., Richards, G., Loftus, B.A. & Casey, R.A. (2012). The use of electronic collars for training domestic dogs: estimated prevalence, reasons and risk factors for use, and owner perceived success as compared to other training methods. BMC Veterinary Research, 8, 93.
Blackwell, E.J., Twells, C., Seawright, A. & Casey, R.A. (2008). The relationship between training methods and the occurrence of behaviour problems in a population of domestic dogs. Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 3, 207-217.
Casey, R.A., Loftus, B., Bolster, B., Richards, G.J. & Blackwell, E. J. (2014). Human directed aggression in domestic dogs (Canis familiaris): Occurence in different contexts and risk factors. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 152, 52-63.
Casey, R.A., Naj-Oleari, M., Cambell, S., Mendl, M., Blackwell, E.J. (2021). Dogs are more pessimistic if their owners use two or more aversive training methods. Scientific Reports, 11:19023.
China, L., Mills, D. S. & Cooper, J. J. (2020) Efficacy of Dog Training with and without remote electronic collars vs. a focus on positive reinforcement. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 22. July 2020
De Castro Vieira, A.C., Fuchs, D., Munhoz Morello, G., Pastur, S. & de Sousa, L. (2020). Does training method matter? Evidence for the negative impact of aversive-based methods on companion dog welfare. PlosOne, Dec 16
Deldalle, S. & Gaunet, F. (2013). Effects of 2 training methods on stress-related behaviors of the dog (Canis familiaris) and on the dog–owner relationship. Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 9, 58-65.
Grohmann, K., Dickomeit, M. J., Schmidt, M. J. & Kramer, M. (2013). Severe brain damage after punitive training technique
with a choke chain collar in a German shepherd dog. Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 8, 180-184.
Haverbecke, A., Laporte, B., Depiereux, E., Giffroy, J-M. & Diederich, C. (2008). Training methods of military dog handlers and their effects on the team's performances. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 113, 110-122.
Herron, M. E., Shofer, F. S. & Reisner, I. R. (2009). Survey of the use and outcome of confrontational and non-confrontational training methods in client-owned dogs showing undesired behaviors. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 117, 47– 54.
Hiby, E. F., Rooney, N. J. & Bradshaw, J. W. S. (2004). Dog Training methods: their use, effectiveness and interaction with behavior and welfare. Animal Welfare, 13 , 63– 69.
Kwan, J.Y. & Bain, M. J. (2013). Owner Attachment and Problem Behaviors Related to Relinquishment and Training Techniques of Dogs. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 16, 168-183.
Luescher, U.A. & Reisner, I.R. (2008). Canine aggression to people—a new look at an old problem. The veterinary clinics of North America: small animal practice, 38 (5), 1107– 1130.
Rooney, N. J. & Cowan, S. (2011). Training methods and owner–dog interactions: Links with dog behaviour and learning ability. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 132, 169–177.
Vierra de Castro, A. C., Barrett, J., de Sousa, L., Olsson, A.S. (2019). Carrots versus sticks: The relationship between animal training methods and dog-owner attachment. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, in press, corrected proof, available online 31 July 2019.
Vieira de Castro A.C., Fuchs D., Morello G.M., Pastur S, de Sousa L, Olsson I.A.S. (2020). Does training method matter? Evidence for the negative impact of aversive-based methods on companion dog welfare. PLoS ONE 15(12): e0225023.
Ziv. G. (2017). The effects of using aversive training methods in dogs - A review. Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 19, 50-60.
Review of dog training methods: learning ability, welfare and current standards.
British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals,
Author: IJ. Makowska, M.Sc, Ph.D. (December 2018)
Jules Howard - What Science can tell us about dogs
Noa Szefler: What every person can learn from dog training
Some very competent scientist talk about the danger of aversive dog training
Dog training Science - Webinar of the British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Boitani, L., Francisci, F., Ciucci, P. & Andreoli, G. (1995). Population biology and ecology of feral dogs in central italy. In J. Serpell (Ed.), The domestic dog. Its evolution, behavior and interaction with people (pp. 218– 244). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Bradshaw, J. W., Blackwell, E. J. & Casey, R. A. (2009). Dominance in domestic dogs – useful construct or bad habit? Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 4 , 135– 144.
An article in a blog about John Bradshaw can be found here.
Mech, L. D. (1999). Alpha status, dominance, and division of labor in wolf packs. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 77 , 1196–1203.
Semyonova, A. 2003, The social organization of the domestic dog; a longitudinal study of domestic canine behavior and the ontogeny of domestic canine social systems, The Carriage House Foundation, The Hague www.nonlineardogs.com version 2006
Van Kerkhove, W. (2004). A fresh look at the wolf-pack theory of companion-animal dog social behavior. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 7, 279– 285.
Yin, S. (2007). Dominance versus leadership in dog training. Compendiumvet.com, July 2007, 414– 417.
Yin, S. (2009). Dominance vs. unruly behavior. In D. Yin (Hrsg.), Low Stress Handling, Restraint and Behavior Modification of Dogs and Cats (pp. 52–73). Davis, Calif.: CattleDog Publishing.
Dr. Sophia Yin and various other professionals about dominance and dog training
Dr. David Mech about the term "alpha" wolf
Dr. Gregory Berns: How dogs love us - MRI Study
Berns, G.S., Brooks, A.M. & Spivak, M. (2015). Scent of the familiar: An fMRI study of canine brain responses tofamiliar and unfamiliar human and dog odors. Behavioural Processes, 110, 37-46.
Blog article about this study can be found here.
Dr. Jaak Panksepp: The Science of Emotions
Prof Daniel S. Mills about how Canine Science works: