Table 3:

Proportion of scans recording a given behavioural category 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) dogsBarking80.028±0.0170.024±0.0100.8
Motion80.072±0.0270.206±0.0640.1
Socialise 8 0.000±0.000 0.226±0.039 0.01
Vigilance80.056±0.1060.491±0.1070.4
B. Control (solitary-housed) dogsBarking40.009±0.0050.017±0.0070.6
Motion40.059±0.0280.033±0.0150.6
Socialise40.000±0.0000.004±0.0081.0
Vigilance40.262±0.0370.179±0.0350.1
  • Significant difference is shown in bold.