Dogs as mediators of conservation conflicts

Kurt VerCauteren, Michael Lavelle, Thomas M. Gehring, Jean Marc Landry, Laurie Marker

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This chapter reviews the past and present use of dogs in mediating the conflict between wildlife and humans. It highlights other uses of dogs and needed research for more effective and extensive use of dogs to address conservation conflicts. It also aims to determine how dogs can be employed broadly and specifically to contribute in resolving wildlife-human conflict.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFree-Ranging Dogs and Wildlife Conservation
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780191810183
ISBN (Print)9780199663217
StatePublished - May 8 2015


  • Conservation conflicts
  • Dog conservation
  • Dog mortality
  • Uses of dogs
  • Wildlife-human conflict


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