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Attitudes towards dogs and other "pets" in Roseau, Dominica

By K. Alie, B. W. Davis, W. J. Fielding, F. Galindo Maldonado

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This paper reports on the findings of interviews on attitudes towards pet care with 241 heads of households in Roseau, the capital of The Commonwealth of Dominica. Parrots and dogs were the two most preferred animals, and snakes were least liked; however, few respondents (0.8

Date 2007
Publication Title Anthrozoos
Volume 20
Issue 2
Pages 143-154
ISBN/ISSN 0892-7936
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.2752/175303707X207936
Language English
Author Address Wildlife and Habitat Program, International Fund for Animal Welfare, 31 Workshop Road, South Yarmouth, MA 02664, USA.kalie@ifaw.org
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  1. ACP Countries
  2. Animal rights
  3. Animal welfare
  4. Anthrozoology
  5. Attitudes
  6. Birds
  7. Caribbean
  8. Commonwealth of Nations
  9. Developed countries
  10. Dogs
  11. Dominica
  12. Education
  13. Islands
  14. Mammals
  15. peer-reviewed
  16. Pets and companion animals
  17. Reptiles
  18. Snakes
  19. Social psychology and social anthropology
  20. United States of America
  21. West Indies
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