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Dr Emily Blackwell

Research keywords

  • dog behaviour
  • cat behaviour
  • welfare assessment
  • Separation-related behaviour in dogs

Research findings

Specific research interests include:

  • Development of social behaviour in puppies, particularly the influence of early environment on adult behaviour
  • Welfare of dogs and cats in rehoming organisations
  • Development and treatment of problematic behaviours such as noise fears, aggressive behavior, inappropriate elimination and separation-related behavior in companion animals
  • Investigating the effects of different training methods used to train dogs
  • Developing methods for assessing the quality of life of companion animals