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- Menchetti, Laura, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Applied animal behaviour science 2017 v.191 pp. 67-77
- animal behavior; disasters; dogs; locomotion; odds ratio; snow; space and time; teams
- ... Avalanche search dogs are valuable resources in the event of environmental disasters. The aim of this study was to determine whether dog search strategies and dynamics of interaction with his handler influence team performance during a simulated avalanche search trial. This consisted in discovering a warm scented article, buried under the snow (−20cm), within a specific space and time frame (10min ...