Unstimulated urinary oxytocin and cortisol metabolite concentrations in pack-living dogs and wolves

Published: 26 November 2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/dt5ydg2r4m.1
Gwendolyn Wirobski,
Friederike Range,
Franka Schaebs,
Rupert Palme,
Tobias Deschner,
Sarah Marshall-Pescini


Dataset used for statistical analyses of unstimulated (baseline, resting) urinary oxytocin and glucocorticoid (cortisol) metabolite concentrations in hand-raised, pack-living dogs and wolves housed at the Wolf Science Center Austria. Description of hypotheses, detailed methods, and results published in Hormones and Behavior (Wirobski et al., 2021). Full reference to article: Wirobski, G., Range, F., Schaebs, F.S., Palme, R., Deschner, T., Marshall-Pescini, S., 2021. Endocrine changes related to dog domestication: Comparing urinary cortisol and oxytocin in hand-raised, pack-living dogs and wolves. Horm. Behav. 128, 104901. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yhbeh.2020.104901



Canine Endocrinology, Animal Domestication, Behavioral Endocrinology