Faggruppe etologi og dyrevelferd

The section has expertise in behavior and welfare of domestic animals (production and pet animals, on land and in water) and domestic animal environment

About the section

We have broad expertise in ethology and livestock environment and in most species of livestock, as well as dogs, cats and horses.

The research is mainly related to animal welfare and the creation of knowledge to understand the behavior of farm animals in relation to the physical and social environment, as well as in relation to humans.

Within dogs, cats and horses, there are onging work on interactions between animals and people, training methods, heritability of behavior and behavior testing for specific purposes. The specialist group provides continuing education courses for behavior consultants on dogs, cats and horses.

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Research projects

Both projects we lead and those we are involved in