Method for Determining Stress Sensitivity of Service Dogs

Abstract

Recently, with the development of the dog expert service of the Interior Ministry the issue of the use and application of service dogs is always important, which creates urgency of the issue about selection of dogs for official use. One of the criteria for selection should be the resistance to stresses, and thus the stability of the nervous system. In this article the question of creating a method for evaluating the stress sensitivity, which is taken as a basis the principle of local adaptation syndrome. Also, one of the main objectives of the article is to compare the quality and degree of manifestation of adaptation syndrome with one of the signs of the body’s stress response – eosinopenia.

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