Vol. 1 No. 3 (2015)
Review Articles

Tryptophan effect on dog behavior: a review.

Published 2015-12-11


  • tryptophan,
  • dog,
  • behavior,
  • diet,


In recent years the attention of researchers has increasingly focused on the possible effects that diet can have on behavior (e.g. Gatta et al., 2012). Following these studies numerous food supplements and complete feed for dogs were produced, with the aim of modifying their behavior and reducing the stress as perceived by the owners (Mariti et al., 2012).