Search for dissertations about: "dog"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 158 swedish dissertations containing the word dog.

  1. 1. Dog behaviour Intricate picture of genetics, epigenetics, and human-dog relations

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ann-Sofie Sundman; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Dogs, Canis familiaris, share the lives of humans all over the world. That dogs, and the behavior of dogs, are of interest to many is therefore no surprise. In this thesis, the main aim has been to identify factors that affect dogs’ behaviours.The dog, Canis familiaris, is our first domesticated animal. READ MORE

  2. 2. Detecting Signatures of Selection within the Dog Genome

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Abhirami Ratnakumar; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; dog; evolution; domestication; PRDM9; recombination; positive selection; selective sweep;

    Abstract : Deciphering the genetic basis of phenotypic diversity is one of the central aims of biological research. Domestic animals provide a unique opportunity for making substantial progress towards this goal. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dog Ownership and Cardiovascular Disease

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mwenya Mubanga; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dog ownership; cardiovascular risk; cardiovascular disease; pet ownership; Epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : The relationship between pet ownership and human health has been studied extensively; however, the effect of dog ownership on human health has had conflicting results. The overall aim of this research project was to investigate the impact of dog ownership, and the death of the dog, on human cardiovascular health and all-cause mortality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Early Experience, Maternal Care and Behavioural Test Design Effects on the Temperament of Military Working Dogs

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Pernilla Foyer; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Försvarshögskolan.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Early experience; Maternal care; Dog; Military Working Dog; Behaviour; Temperament test; Stress; Försvarssystem; Military Technology;

    Abstract : För över 15 000 år sedan började våra anfäder avla på vargar och lade då grunden för den uppsjö av olika hundraser vi ser idag. Exakt hur den här processen såg ut, när eller vart den startade vet vi faktiskt inte med säkerhet, men att vargen/hunden var det första djur att påbörja en sådan förändring, det vet vi. READ MORE

  5. 5. Analysis of the origin and spread of the domestic dog using Y-chromosome DNA and mtDNA sequence data

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Mattias Oskarsson; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; mtDNA; domestication; Y-chromosome; SNP; ASY; dog; dingo;

    Abstract : The domestic dog was probably the first domesticated animal, and the only one to spread to all continents in ancient times. The dog is one of the most phenotypically diverse animals, a result of human selection throughout dog history. READ MORE