Resources for Researchers - Dog Personality

Positive and Negative Activation Scale (PANAS)

PANAS - blank questionnaire

PANAS - scoring

The validation of scales designed to measure scales of positive and negative activation in dogs

The development of a psychometric scale for the evaluation of emotional predispositions of pet dogs

Dog Impulsivity Assessment Scale (DIAS)

DIAS - blank questionnaire

DIAS - scoring

Behavioural and physiological correlates of impulsivity in the domestic dog

Impulsive for Life? The nature of long term impulsivity in domestic dogs

Please get in touch if you would like to use these scales as part of your research; we are happy to provide benchmark data. Contact Professor Daniel Mills ( for more information.