February 25, 2020
Audience: Executive Leadership, Shelter/Rescue Staff & Volunteers, Veterinary Team
Organization: SPCA of Texas
Investigator(s): Kellie Snider
Grant Amount: $25,000.00
Project Type: Basic Research
Project Status: Research In Progress
This study from SPCA of Texas aims to evaluate if classical conditioning (in this case, testing withdrawal of human presence and reinforcing brave behavior) in a foster setting will result in greater socialization of dogs from hoarding cases than the same procedures in a shelter setting.