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- Fukimoto, Naila; Howat-Rodrigues, Anna Beatriz; Mendonça-Furtado, Olívia
- Applied animal behaviour science 2019 v.215 pp. 61-67
- animal behavior; animal rescue shelters; animal welfare; cats; cluster analysis; cognition; factor analysis; females; males; personality; pets; variance; Brazil
- ... Personality in animals is a promising area dedicated to studies of temporally stable patterns of affect, cognition and behaviour. Regarding companion animals, personality assessments can promote successful adoptions relying on more than just the subjects’ physical appearance. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)1 has implemented a program called Meet your Match® (M ...