Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-01-13
Received: 7 September 2017
Revised: 14 December 2017
Accepted: 3 January 2018
First Online: 13 January 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
: Ethical approval was granted by the delegated authority within the School of life Sciences of the ethics committee of the University of Lincoln. All procedures complied with the ethical guidance for the use of animals produced by the International Society for Applied Ethology. Prior to the study, written informed consent was obtained from the dogs’ owners and human models whose body movements were sampled as the stimuli.