Table 2:

Mean proportion of time spent in a given behavioural state for all experimental (pair-housed) (A) and control (solitary-housed) dogs (B) in the baseline and treatment periods, and results of the Wilcoxon signed-rank analyses of proportions in the baseline versus treatment time periods

BehaviournMean±se (baseline period)Mean±se (treatment period)P value
A. Experimental (pair-housed) dogsBarking60.042±0.0170.010±0.0030.09
Jumping20.096±0.0720.053±0.0460.4
Pacing60.082±0.0330.042±0.0240.09
Resting80.605±0.0780.445±0.0910.1
Spinning20.006±0.0050.003±0.0021.0
Vigilance80.396±0.0840.287±0.0890.2
B. Control (solitary) dogsBarking40.014±0.0040.013±0.0040.6
Jumping30.009±0.0040.005±0.0030.4
Pacing30.014±0.0080.010±0.0021.0
Resting40.788±0.0250.822±0.0410.6
Spinning20.002±0.0010.001±0.00081.0
Vigilance40.259±0.0560.168±0.0280.2