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Using classical music to keep dogs calm

A summary of an investigation into the effects of playing classical and other types of music to dogs.

Year of Publication2009

Barking is a concern in dog rehoming centres, causing stress to dogs and workers. This report summarises a study by Harper Adams University College concluding that playing classical music to dogs had a calming effect on them.

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small animalsveterinary nursingdog careanimal behaviourdog behaviour
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Supporting the development of the national rural economy.

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