Operant conditioning: effectiveness and welfare implications

Australia has one of the highest dog ownership rates in the world, with many dog owners reporting one or more problem behaviours in their dogs.  Although classical conditioning is utilised in dog training, trainers primarily use operant conditioning.  Operant conditioning is the acqui

Injuries in Victorian racing greyhounds

This project aims to review the data collected at greyhound race tracks across Victoria during 2006-2011 to determine the prevalence of injuries sustained by greyhounds during racing. Analysis will identify possible factors that may increase or decrease the likelihood of a greyhound s