Results from the behavioural analysis
A Principal Component Analysis was conducted and four components were retained for further analysis. They were labelled, Warning, Neutral, Search and Fear, based on behaviours with loadings over 0.5. It was found that approved dogs displayed more of the Warning and Search behaviours while non-approved dogs displayed more of the Neutral behaviours.
Results from the cortisol analysis
No significant difference in cortisol concentrations was found between the pre-test and the post-test. Neither was there found a significant difference in cortisol concentrations between approved and non-approved dogs.
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