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Critical periods of socialization and impact on temperament of the dog – presentation by Jane Russenberger

Presentation of data analysis between groups of dogs in which socialization has been interrupted. When are the critical periods and how much of an impact does it make?

This presentation incorporates the preliminary research of Dr Kathrine Lord PhD who has kindly allowed Jane to share her research.

Jane Russenberger-  BS   Quinnipiac University Hamden CT,  Laboratory Animal Technology

As a member of the International Working Dog Registry (IWDR) development and support team, Jane Russenberger continues her passion for helping working dog organizations produce healthier, more behaviorally appropriate dogs year after year. Jane also volunteers with project management for Guiding Eyes for the Blind, where she work ed for 33 years as Director of Canine Development, Breeding. and Genetics. In those roles, Jane oversaw production of about 450 Labrador Retriever and German Shepherd puppies each year, with many of them destined for careers as guide dogs. Retiring from Guiding Eyes has enabled Jane to share what she learned over 37 years.

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