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Family Dog Project

Main Project Information
Presented By Department of Ethology at the Eötvös Loránd University
Goal Investigate the foundations of dog-human relationships
Task Fill various questionnaires about dogs
Where Global, anywhere on the planet

The Family Dog Project was founded in 1994 to study the behavioral and cognitive aspects of the dog-human relationship. It is currently the largest dog research group in the world.

Assist in research investigating the evolutionary and ethological foundations of dog-human relationship by taking one of our online surveys.

How to Join

Participate in one of our projects by scrolling through this page

Or access our questionnaires directly:

Dog's vocalization questionnaire:

Senior Family Dog survey:

Emotional Load of Calls survey.

Emotional Load of Sounds:

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Ideal Age Group Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors
Ideal Frequency Just once
Average Time Less than an hour
Spend the Time indoors
Type of Activity Exclusively online
Tags canine, dog, emotion, human, vocalization
Project Updated 08/21/2017