Dr. Iris Schöberl

“Stress coping in human-dog relationships”

Among other things, personality, interaction with and attachment to social partners influence dyadic stress coping. Within this talk Iris Schöberl presents actual results from her doctoral thesis, including data on physiological and behavioral reactions of owners and dogs to various challenging situations. The relevance for dog training and daily life will be discussed.

Mag. Iris Schöberl, PhD (www.beratungungtraining.at) is Behavioral Biologist specialist on human-dog relationships and stress coping. Iris Schöberl also works as self-employed dog behavior consultant, systemic coach and family consultant. She is lecturer with the goal to present actual scientific results and their practical implications to a broad audience of private dog owners as well as dog trainers.