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Owner complaints about canine and feline behaviour

, : Owner complaints about canine and feline behaviour. Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association 49(5): 337-341

In a survey of 100 dog and 100 cat owners, 82% of dog owners cited 187 problems including destruction (17.1%), barking (16.0%), aggression towards people (15.0%) and house soiling (13.9%), and 83% of cat owners cited 169 problems including scratching (34.9%), inappropriate appetites (19.5%), inter-cat aggression (13.0%) and house soiling (11.8%). 72% and 45.8% of dog and cat owners, respectively, wanted behavioural therapy for their pets.

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