Published articles citing use of the C-BARQ

  1. Arata, S., Takeuchi, Y., Inoue, M. & Mori, Y. 2014. “Reactivity to stimuli” is a temperamental factor contributing to canine aggression. PLOS ONE, 9(6): e100767.
  2. Arvelius, P., Asp, H.E., Fikse, W.F., Strandberg, E. & Nilsson, K. 2014. Genetic analysis of a temperament test as a tool to select against everyday life fearfulness in Rough Collie. Journal of Animal Science, 92: 4843-4855.
  3. Asp, H.E., Fiske, W.F., Nilsson, K. & Strandberg, E. 2015. Breed differences in everyday behavior of dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 169: 69-77.
  4. Barnard, S., Siracusa, C., Reisner, I., Valsecchi, P. and Serpell, J.A. 2012. Validity of model devices used to assess canine temperament in behavioral tests. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 138: 79-87.
  5. Bennett, S.L., Litster, A., Weng, H-Y., Walker, S.L. & Leuscher, A.U. 2012. Investigating behavior assessment instruments to predict aggression in dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 141: 139-148.
  6. Bosch, G., Beerda, B., Beynen, A.C., van der Borg, J.A.M., van der Poel, A.F.B. and Hendriks, W.H. 2009. Dietary tryptophan supplementation in privately owned mildly anxious dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 121: 197-205.
  7. Cook, P.F., Spivak, M. & Berns, G.S. 2014. One pair of hands is not like another: Caudate BOLD response in dogs depends on signal source and canine temperament. PeerJ, 2:e596; DOI: 10.7717/peerj.596.
  8. Chung, T., Park, C., Kwon, Y., Yeon, S. 2016. Prevalence of canine behavior problems related to dog-human relationship in South Korea—a pilot study. Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 11: 26-30.
  9. Dalla Villa, P., Barnard, S., Di Nardo, A., Ianetti, L., Podaliri-Vulpiani, M., Trentini, R., Serpell, J.A. & Siracusa, C. 2016. Validation of the Socially Acceptable Behaviour (SAB) test in a central Italy pet dog population. Veterinaria Italiana, DOI: 10.12834/VetIt.321.1283.3.
  10. De Meester, R., De Bacquer, D., Peremens, K., Vermeire, S., Planta, D.J., Coopman, F. and Audenaert, K. 2008. A preliminary study on the use of the Socially Acceptable Behaviour Test as a test for shyness/confidence in the temperament of dogs. Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 3: 161-170.
  11. Dodman, N.H., Brown, D.C. and Serpell, J.A. 2018. Associations between owner personality and psychological status and the prevalence of canine behavior problems. PLOS ONE, 13(2): e0192846. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192846
  12. Dreschel, N.A. 2010. The effects of fear and anxiety on health and lifespan in pet dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 125: 157-162.
  13. Dreschel, N.A. and Granger, D.A. 2005. Physiological and behavioral reactivity to stress in thunder storm-phobic dogs and their caregivers. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 95: 153-168.
  14. Duffy, D.L. and Serpell, J.A. 2008. Behavioral assessment of guide and service dogs. Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 3: 186-188 (Abstract).
  15. Duffy, D.L., Hsu, Y. and Serpell, J.A. 2008. Breed differences in canine aggression. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 114: 441-460.
  16. Duffy, D.L. & Serpell, J.A. 2012. Predictive validity of a method for evaluating temperament in young guide and service dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 138: 99-109.
  17. Duffy, D.L., Kruger, K. & Serpell, J.A. 2014. Evaluation of a behavioral assessment tool for dogs relinquished to shelters. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 117: 601-609.
  18. Farhoody, P., Mallawaarachchi, I., Tarwater, P.M., Serpell, J.A., Duffy, D.L. and Zink, C. 2018. Aggression toward familiar people, strangers, and conspecifics in gonadectomized and intact dogs. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, DOI: 10.3389/fvets.2018.00018.
  19. Farmer-Dougan, V., Quick, A., Harper, K., Schmidt, K. & Campbell, D. (2014). Behavior of hearing or vision impaired and normal hearing and vision dogs (Canis lupus familiaris): Not the same, but not that different. Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 9: 316-323.
  20. Flint, H.E., Coe, J.B., Serpell, J.A., Pearl, D.L. & Niel, L. 2017. Risk factors associated with stranger-directed aggression in domestic dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 197: 45-54.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2017.08.007
  21. Foyer, P., Bjallerhag, N., Wilsson, E. & Jensen, P. 2014. Behavior and experiences of dogs during the first year of life predict the outcome in a later temperament test. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 155: 93-100.
  22. González-Ramírez, M., Quezada-Berumen, L. and Landero-Hernández, R. 2017. Assessment of canine behaviors using C-BARQ in a sample from northern Mexico. Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 20: 52-58.
  23. Ghirlanda, S., Acerbi, A., Herzog, H. and Serpell, J.A. 2013. Fashion vs. function in cultural evolution: The case of dog breed popularity. PLOS ONE, 8(9): e74770
  24. Grigg, E.K., Nibblet, B.M., Sacks, B.N., Hack, R., Serpell, J.A. & Hart, L.A. 2016. Genetic and behavioral characteristics of the St. Kitts ‘island dog.’ Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 178: 88-95.
  25. Hoffman, C.L., Chen, P., Serpell, J.A. and Jacobson, K.C. 2013. Do dog characteristics predict the quality of the relationship between dogs and their owners? Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin, 1: 20-37.
  26. Hoffman, C.L. and Suchak, M. 2017. Dog rivalry impacts following behavior in a decision-making task involving food. Animal Cognition, DOI 10.1007/s10071-017-1091-9.
  27. Hsu, Y. & Serpell, J.A. 2003. Development and validation of a questionnaire for measuring behavior and temperament traits in pet dogs. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 223:1293-1300.
  28. Hsu, Y. and Sun, L. 2010. Factors associated with aggressive responses in pet dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 123: 108-123.
  29. Hunt, M., Otto, C.M., Serpell, J.A. and Alvarez, J. 2012. Interactions between handler well-being and canine health and behavior in search and rescue teams. Anthrozoös, 25: 323-335.
  30. Ilska, J., Haskell, M.J., Blott, S.C., Sanchez-Molano, E., Polgar, Z., Lofgren, S.E., Clements, D.N. and Wiener, P. 2017. Genetic characterization of dog personality traits. Genetics, 206: 1101-1111.
  31. Jakuba T, Polcova Z, Fedakova D, Kottferova J, Marekova J, Fejsakova M, Ondrasovicova O and Ondrasovic M. (2013) Differences in evaluation of a dog's temperament by individual members of the same household. Society & Animals, 21: 582-589.
  32. Jancovcevic, A., Mustaca, A. and Bentosela, M. 2012. Do more sociable dogs gaze longer to the human face than less sociable ones? Behavioural Processes, 90: 217-222.
  33. Kaneko, F., Arata, S., Takeuchi, Y. & Mori, Y. 2013. Analysis of associations between behavioral traits and four types of aggression in Shiba Inu. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 75: 1297-1301, doi: 10.1292/jvms.13-0082
  34. Kato, M., Miyaji, K., Ohtani, N. and Ohta, M. 2012. Effects of prescription diet on dealing with stressful situations and performance of anxiety-related behaviors in privately owned anxious dogs. Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 7: 21-26.
  35. Kutsumi, A., Nagasawa, M., Ohta, M. & Ohtani, N. (2013). Importance of puppy training for future behavior of the dog. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 75: 141-149.
  36. Le Brech, S., Koscinczuk, P., Rossner, M.V. 2008. Canine aggression problems. Preliminary study in the cities of Corrientes and Resistencia, Argentina. Revista Veterinaria, 19: 50-53. 
  37. Le Brech, S., Amat, M., Mariotti, V.M., Ruiz de la Torre, J.L. and Manteca, X. 2009.  Evaluation of behavioral characteristics of dogs with owner-directed aggression through the C-BARQ. Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 5: 54 (Abstract).
  38. Liinamo, A-E., Van den Berg, L., Schilder, M.B.H., Leegwater, P.A.J., van Arendonk, J.A.M. & van Oost, B.A. 2007. Genetic variation in aggression-related traits in Golden Retriever dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 104: 95-106.
  39. Lofgren, S.E., Wiener, P., Blott, S.S., Sanchez-Molano, E., Woolliams, J.A., Clements, D.N. and Haskell, M.J. 2014. Management and personality of Labrador retriever dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 156: 44-53.
  40. MacLean, E.L., Guesquiere, L.R., Gee, N.R., Levy, K., Martin W.L. and Carter, C.S. 2017. Endogenous oxytocine, vasopressin, and aggression in domestic dogs. Frontiers in Psychology, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01613.
  41. MacLean, E.L., Guesquiere, L.R., Gruen, M.E., Sherman, B.L., Martin W.L. and Carter, C.S. 2017. Effects of affiliative human-animal interaction on dog salivary and plasma oxytocin and vasopression. Frontiers in Psychology, 8: 1606. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01606.
  42. Marshall-Pescini, S. Valsecchi, P., Petak, I., Accorsi, P.A. and Prato Previde, E. 2008. Does training make you smarter? The effects of training on dogs’ performance in a problem-solving task. Behavioral Processes, 78: 449-454.
  43. Matos, R.E., Jakuba, T., Mino, I., Fejsakova, M., Demeova, A., Kottferova, J., 2015. Characteristics and risk factors of dog aggression in the Slovak Republic. Vet. Med. (Praha), 60: 432–445.
  44. McGreevy, P.D., Georgevsky, D., Carrasco, J., Valenzuela, M., Duffy, D.L. and Serpell, J.A. (2013) Dog behavior co-varies with height, bodyweight and skull shape. PLOS ONE 8(12): e80529. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0080529
  45. McMillan, F.D., Duffy, D.L. & Serpell, J.A. 2011. Mental health of dogs formerly used as ‘breeding stock’ in commercial breeding establishments. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 135: 86-94.
  46. McMillan, F.D., Serpell, J.A., Duffy, D.L., Masaoud, E. and Dohoo, I.R. 2013. Differences in behavioral and psychological characteristics between dogs obtained as puppies from pet stores and those obtained from noncommercial breeders. JAVMA, 242 (10): 1359-1363.
  47. McMillan, F.D., Duffy, D.L., Stephen L. Zawistowski & Serpell, J.A. 2015. Behavioral and psychological characteristics of canine victims of abuse. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 18: 92-111.
  48. McMillan, F.D., Vanderstichel, R., Stryhn, H., Yu, J. and Serpell, J.A. 2016. Differences in behavioral characteristics between dogs removed from hoarding situations and a convenience sample of pet dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 178: 69-79.
  49. Nagasawa, M., Tsujimura, A., Tateishi, K., Mogi, K., Ohta, M., Serpell, J.A. & Kikusui, T. 2011. Assessment of the factorial structure of the C-BARQ in Japan. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 73: 869-875.
  50. Nagasawa, M., Mogi, K. & Kikusui, T. 2012. Continued distress among abandoned dogs in Fukushima. Scientific Reports, 2: 724, DOI: 10.1038/srep00724.
  51. Nagasawa, M., Kanbayashi, S., Mogi, K., Serpell, J.A. & Kikusui, T. 2015. Comparison of behavioral characteristics of dogs in the United States and Japan. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, DOI:10.1292/jvms.15-0253.
  52. Otto, C.M., Downend, A.B., Serpell, J.A., Ziemer, L.S. & Saunders, H.M. 2004. Medical and behavioral surveillance of dogs deployed to the World Trade Center and the Pentagon from October 2001 to June 2002. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 225(6): 861-867.
  53. Packer, R.M.A., Law, T.H., Davies, E., Zanghi, B., Pan, Y. & Volk, H.A. 2016. Effects of ketogenic diet on ADHD-like behavior in dogs with idiopathic epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior, 55: 62-68.
  54. Packer, R.M., De Risio, L., and Volk, H.A. 2017. Investigating the potential of the anti-epileptic drug imepitoin as a treatment for co-morbid anxiety in dogs with idiopathic epilepsy. BMC Vet. Res.,13: 90
  55. Paroz, C., Gebhardt-Heinrich, S.G. & Steiger, A. 2008. Reliability and validity of behaviour tests in Hovawart dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 115: 67-81.
  56. Rosa, S.A., Jarrel, L., Soares, G.M. & Paixão, R.L. 2017. Translating and validating a canine behavioral assessment questionnaire (C-BARQ) to Brazilian Portuguese. Archives of Veterinary Science, 22:10-17 (in Portuguese w/ English Abstract).
  57. Rutherford, L., Wessman, A., Rusbridge, C., McGonnell, I., Abeyesinghe, S., Bum, C. and Volk, H. 2012. Questionnaire-based behaviour analysis of Cavalier King Charles spaniels with neuropathic pain due to Chiari-like malformation and syringomyelia. Veterinary Journal, 194(3): 294-298.
  58. Schneider, L.A., Delfabbro, P.H. and Burns, N.R. 2013. Temperament and lateralization in the domestic dog (Canis familiaris). Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 8: 124-134.
  59. Segurson, S., Serpell, J.A. & Hart, B.L. 2005. Evaluation of a behavioral assessment questionnaire for use in the characterization of behavioral problems in dogs relinquished to animal shelters, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 227(11):1755-1761.
  60. Serpell, J.A. and Hsu, Y. 2005. Effects of breed, sex, and neuter status on trainability in dogs. Anthrozoös, 18: 196-207.
  61. Serpell, J.A. & Duffy, D.L. 2014. Dog breeds and their behavior. In Domestic Dog Cognition and Behavior, ed. A. Horowitz. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, pp. 31-57.
  62. Serpell, J.A. & Duffy, D.L. 2016. Aspects of juvenile and adolescent environment predict aggression and fear in 12 month-old guide dogs. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 3:49. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2016.00049
  63. Siniscalchi, M., d’Ingeo, S., Fornelli, S. and Quaranta, A. 2018. Laterilized behavior and cardiac activity of dogs in response to human emotional vocalizations. Nature Scientific Reports, 8: 77. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-18417-4
  64. Siracusa, C., Di Nardo, A., Serpell, J., Iannetti, L., Podaliri, M., Trentini, R., & Dalla Villa, P. 2010. A comparison between a direct and an indirect method for assessing aggressiveness in dogs, Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 5: 55 (Abstract)
  65. Smith, B.P., Browne, M. & Serpell, J.A. 2017. Owner-reported behavioral characteristics of dingoes (Canis dingo) living as companion animals: A comparison to ‘modern’ and ‘ancient’ dog breeds. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 187: 77-84.
  66. Svartberg, K. 2005. A comparison of behaviour in test and in everyday life: Evidence of three consistent boldness-related personality traits in dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 91: 103-128.
  67. Tamimi, N., Jamshidi, S., Serpell, J.A., Mousavi, S. & Ghasempourabadi, Z. 2015. Assessment of the C-BARQ for evaluating dog behavior in Iran. Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 10: 36-40.
  68. Tonoike, A., Nagasawa, M., Mogi, K., Serpell, J.A., Ohtsuki, H. and Kikusui, T. 2015. Comparison of owner-reported behavioral characteristics among genetically clustered breeds of dog (Canis familiaris). Scientific Reports, 5: 17710 | DOI: 10.1038/srep17710.
  69. Van den Berg, L., Schilder, M.B.H., de Vries, H., Leegwater, P.A.J. & van Oost, B.A. 2006. Phenotyping of aggressive behavior in golden retriever dogs with a questionnaire. Behavior Genetics, 36: 882-902.
  70. Van den Berg, L., Vos-Loohuis, M., Schilder, M.B.H., van Oost, B.A., Hazewinkel, H.A.W., Wade, C.M., Karlsson, E.K., Lindblad-Toh, K. Liinamo, A.E. & Leegwater, P.A.J. 2008. Evaluation of the serotonergic genes htr1A, htr1B, htr2A and slc6A4 in aggressive behavior of golden retriever dogs. Behavior Genetics, 38: 55-66.
  71. Van den Berg, S.M., Heuven, H.C.M., Van den Berg, L., Duffy, D.L. and Serpell, J.A. 2010. Evaluation of the C-BARQ as a measure of stranger-directed aggression in three common dog breeds. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 124: 136-141.
  72. Van der Borg, J.A.M. , Beerda, B. , Ooms, M. , de Souza, A.S. , van Hagen, M. , Kemp, B. 2010. Evaluation of behaviour testing for human directed aggression in dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 128 (1-4), pp. 78-90.
  73. Van der Borg, J.A.M., Graat, E.A.M. and Beerda, B. 2017. Behavioral testing based breeding policy reduces the prevalence of fear and aggression related behavior in Rottweilers. Applied Animal Behaviour Sciencehttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2017.06.004
  74. Van Rooy, D., Arnott, E.R., Thompson, P.C., McGreevy , P.D. & and Wade, C.M. 2018. Using an owner-based questionnaire to phenotype dogs with separation-related distress: Do owners know what their dogs do when they are absent. Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 23: 58-65.
  75. Vermeire, S., Audenaert, K., Dobbeleir, A., De Meester, R., Vandermeulen, E., Waelbers, T. and Peremens, K. 2009. Regional cerebral blood flow changes in dogs with anxiety disorders, measured with SPECT. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 3: 342-349.
  76. Vermeire, S., Audenaert, K., Dobbeleir, A., De Meester, R., De Vos, P.J. and Peremens, K. 2009. Evaluation of the brain 5-HT2A receptor binding index in dogs with anxiety disorders, measured with 123I-51-R91150 and SPECT. Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 50: 284-289.
  77. Vermeire, S. et al. 2011. Neuro-imaging the serotonin 2A receptor as a valid biomarker for canine behavioural disorders. Research in Veterinary Science, 91: 465-472.
  78. Vermeire, S., Audenaert, K., de Meester, R., Vandermeulen, E., Waelbers, T., De Spiegeleer, B., Eersels, J., Dobbeleir, A. and Peremens, K. 2012. Serotonin 2A receptor, serotonin transporter and dopamine transporter alterations in dogs with compulsive behavior as a promising model for human obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 201: 78-87.
  79. Zapata, I., Serpell, J.A. & Alvarez, C.E. 2016. Genetic mapping of canine fear and aggression. BMC Genomics, 17:572. DOI:10.1186/s12864-016-2936-3

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