, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp 66–68 | Cite as

Dog behaviour as related to spinal cord temperature

  • M. Cormarèche-Leydier
  • M. Cabanac


3 dogs could behaviourally modify their own spinal cord temperature (Tspin. cord). In a hot environment, 2 dogs did not cool their spinal cord, 1 dog warmed it. The higher the environmental temperature, the higher the chosen Tspin. cord. These results seem to imply that this latter dog tended, in warm environment, to behaviourally reduce: Ts>Tspin. cord (Ts mean skin temperature). Data obtained previously support this explanation.


Spinal Cord Skin Temperature Environmental Temperature Warm Environment Spinal Cord Temperature 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Cormarèche-Leydier
    • 1
  • M. Cabanac
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de PhysiologieUniversité Claude Bernard, Faculté de Médecine Lyon Sud-OuestOullins(France)

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