Socialization Procedures for Dogs from Hoarding Cases

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

Project Summary

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.

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