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Declawing has no effect on biting behavior but does affect adoption outcomes for domestic cats in an animal shelter

By Saethra Jade Fritscher, James Ha

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Abstract

Opponents of declawing contend that it causes behavioral problems, whereas others, including the American Veterinary Medical Association, state that because destructive scratching is a risk factor for relinquishment and euthanasia, declawing is a reasonable alternative. If declawing causes...

Date 2016
Publication Title Applied Animal Behaviour Science
Volume 180
Pages 107-113
Publisher Elsevier
DOI 10.1016/j.applanim.2016.04.023
URL https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0168159116301277
Language English
Additional Language English
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  • Fritscher, Saethra Jade; Ha, James (2018), "Declawing has no effect on biting behavior but does affect adoption outcomes for domestic cats in an animal shelter," https://habricentral.org/resources/62756.

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  1. Adoption
  2. Bites and stings
  3. Declawing
  4. Euthanasia