Reproductive behavior of small animals

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Abstract

Normal and abnormal reproductive behavior of dogs and cats, and known and proposed hormonal bases for these behaviors are addressed. Emerging information includes use of oxytocin to promote pair-bonding between dam and offspring and the possible effect of prolactin in inhibiting sexual behaviors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)734-746
Number of pages13
JournalTheriogenology
Volume64
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2005

Keywords

  • Breeding
  • Cat
  • Dog
  • Mothering
  • Sexual behavior

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