Claudia Fugazza, Ph.D. (“Do As I Do,” Social Learning, Imitation) May 2015 Pro Q&A Expert

Claudia has produced a DVD and a book on the topic of socially facilitating learning. Her book came out in 2014 from Dogwise: DO AS I DO: USING SOCIAL LEARNING TO TRAIN DOGS BOOK (WITH INSTRUCTIONAL DVD). She also has a seminar DVD, DO AS I DO: A NEW TRAINING METHOD BASED ON SOCIAL LEARNING, which was produced in 2013 by Tawzer Dog. Click to view her website or her YouTube channel. There is also a good article on a Do as I Do research study.

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Publications:

Fugazza C. “DO AS I DO il cane impara guardandoci” (DO AS I DO dogs learn by observing us) – Ed. Haqihana (Milano) Fugazza C. “social intelligence: a comparison between wolf and dog” Thesis dissertation of the Post Graduated Master in dog training. University of Pisa 2009

Fugazza C. “social learning in dogs as a training technique” Thesis dissertation of the 3 year Degree in dog breeding and dog training. University of Pisa 2011

Fugazza C. “Ethological analysis of imitation” Thesis dissertation of the Post Graduated Master in Ethology of companion animals. University of Pisa 2011