Anxiety: The Whole Story
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Genetic influence on behavior is not like an on-off switch - it is more like a chaotic weather system with lots of little pushes
There are breed differences in behavior, but how much is genetic?
In breeding for the "ideal" personality, we have to make tradeoff
Intelligence may correlate with anxiety.
We can breed for tameness and resilience - but currently that's not our priorit
Puppies get information from their parents about the environment they should expect to live in (not just from genetics
Mild stress in early life can be positive for developing a resilient adult - but not too much
Anxiety can affect lifespan
Anxiety can be affected by chronic pain
International Canine Behaviourists