Well-socialized and obedient dogs are easier to handle and may make better research models. The authors describe the program they have implemented at the NIH, which has benefited both the animals and their caretakers.
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Adams, K., Navarro, A., Hutchinson, E. et al. A Canine Socialization and Training Program at the National Institutes of Health. Lab Anim 33, 32–36 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1038/laban0104-32
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