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Environmental Effects on Compulsive Tail Chasing in Dogs

  • Katriina Tiira,

    Affiliations: Research Programs Unit, Molecular Medicine, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, The Folkhälsan Research Center, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Osmo Hakosalo,

    Affiliations: Research Programs Unit, Molecular Medicine, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, The Folkhälsan Research Center, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Lauri Kareinen,

    Affiliations: Research Programs Unit, Molecular Medicine, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, The Folkhälsan Research Center, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Anne Thomas,

    Affiliation: Antagene, Animal Genetics Laboratory, Lyon, France

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  • Anna Hielm-Björkman,

    Affiliation: Department of Equine and Small Animal Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Catherine Escriou,

    Affiliation: National Veterinary School of Lyon, Lyon, France

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  • Paul Arnold,

    Affiliation: Program in Genetics and Genomic Biology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Hannes Lohi mail

    hannes.lohi@helsinki.fi

    Affiliations: Research Programs Unit, Molecular Medicine, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, The Folkhälsan Research Center, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Published: July 26, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0041684

About the Authors

Katriina Tiira, Osmo Hakosalo, Lauri Kareinen, Hannes Lohi
Research Programs Unit, Molecular Medicine, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Katriina Tiira, Osmo Hakosalo, Lauri Kareinen, Hannes Lohi
The Folkhälsan Research Center, Helsinki, Finland
Anne Thomas
Antagene, Animal Genetics Laboratory, Lyon, France
Anna Hielm-Björkman
Department of Equine and Small Animal Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Catherine Escriou
National Veterinary School of Lyon, Lyon, France
Paul Arnold
Program in Genetics and Genomic Biology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Corresponding Author

Email: hannes.lohi@helsinki.fi

Competing Interests

AT works in a private Antagene company. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. The other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KT HL. Performed the experiments: KT OH LK AT. Analyzed the data: KT OH AH-B. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HL AT PA CE. Wrote the paper: KT HL.