Research from Wolf Park: Assessment of Attachment Behavior to Human Caregivers in Wolf Pups


Researchers from the University of Florida Canine Cognition and Behavior Lab, working along with Wolf Park’s human “puppy mothers” during the hand-raising of Wolf Park’s litters of new pups over multiple years, have demonstrated that wolf pups, like dog pups, show signs of attachment to their human caregivers.  Like all research done at Wolf Park, this research was non-invasive and did not bother the puppies in any way.  The article has been published in the journal Behavioural Processes.

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