Go Dogo was founded by scientists and we base our decisions on how to develop our product on scientific research which is available in the field of dog psychology to create the best product possible.
In our blog posts, we try to make the latest scientific findings easy to understand, but if you would like to take a deep dive into the latest research papers, you can find a list of studies we read and found interesting in this section.
We always want to learn more, so if you have published something groundbreaking in the field of dog psychology - or know someone who did, please let us know.
Does training method matter? Evidence for the negative impact of aversive-based methods on companion dog welfare
Authors: Ana Catarina Vieira de Castro, Danielle Fuchs, Gabriela Munhoz Morello, Stefania Pastur, Liliana de Sousa, I. Anna S. Olsson
Plos One, December 2020
Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome A Disease of Canine and Feline Brain Aging
Authors: Gary M Landsberg, Joseph A Araujo, Jeff Nichol
Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice, July 2012
Position Statement on Humane Dog Training
American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior, August 2021
Clinical signs and management of anxiety, sleeplessness, and cognitive dysfunction in the senior pet
Authors: Gary M Landsberg, Theresa Deporter, Joseph A Araujo
Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice, May 2011
Acquisition and long-term memory of object names in a sample of Gifted Word Learner dogs
Authors: Shany Dror, Ádám Miklósi, Andrea Sommese, Andrea Temesi & Claudia Fugazza.
Royal Society Open Science, October 2021.
Dogs are more pessimistic if their owners use two or more aversive training methods
Authors: Rachel A. Casey, Maria Naj-Oleari, Sarah Campbell, Michael Mendl & Emily J. Blackwell
Nature Scientific Reports, September 2021
Report by Kinship Reveals Modern Pet Parents’ Concerns and Expectations
This report by Kinship touches upon how pets have a positive impact on their humans. With a focus on modern pet parents, COVID-19 impact and an overview of general concerns and expectations when it comes to a pet’s happiness.
BusinessWire, February 2021
A framework for understanding how activities associated with dog ownership relate to human well-being
Authors: Ana Maria Barcelos, Niko Kargas, John Maltby, Sophie Hall & Daniel S. Mills
Scientific Reports, July 2020
The Role of Oxytocin in the Dog–Owner Relationship
Authors: Sarah Marshall-Pescini, Franka S. Schaebs, Alina Gaugg, Anne Meinert, Tobias Deschner & Friederike Range
Animals (Basel), October 2019
Bestial boredom: a biological perspective on animal boredom and suggestions for its scientific investigation
Author: Charlotte C. Burn
Animal Behavior, August 2017
How Dogs Love Us: A Neuroscientist and His Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain
Author: Gregory Berns
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013