Guest talk – “Fruits of Ethology” series

In the framework of the “Fruits of Ethology” guest talk series we will have the pleasure to welcome our next guest speaker, Tiffani Howell, La Trobe University, Australia. Date: 20th June, Monday, 10.15 am Location: ELTE, Department of Ethology – South Building, Pázmány Péter sétány 1/c, 6th floor Title: The La Trobe University Anthrozoology Research […]

New grant award for FDP researchers

New grant award for FDP researchers

Researchers of the FDP are awarded with a grant by the APDT Foundation for a research project entitled How do dogs learn new tasks? Dogs use flexibly different learning strategies in social learning situations. The researchers want to discover if dogs modify their learning strategy according to the information provided by the demonstrator in a […]

Guest speaker, Bonita M. “Bonnie” Bergin

Guest speaker, Bonita M. “Bonnie” Bergin

Title: Advancing the human-canine partnership through research and education Dr. Bonita Bergin invented the concept of the Service Dog to assist people with mobility impairments in 1975. At that time she founded Canine Companions for Independence (CCI), the first nonprofit to train and place Service Dogs. After leaving CCI In 1991, Dr. Bergin founded the […]