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  1. Pet (dog and cat) overpopulation in the United States

    Contributor(s):: Olson, P. N., Moulton, C.

  2. Companion animal demographics and sterilization status: results from a survey in four Massachusetts towns

    Contributor(s):: Manning, A. M., Rowan, A. N.

    A survey was conducted in four Massachusetts communities to determine levels of pet ownership and the sterilization status of those pets, to analyze the impact of sterilization on pet overpopulation, to identify major reasons owners do or do not sterilize their animals, and to assess the impact...

  3. Companion animal demographics for communities and shelters

    Contributor(s):: Rowan, Andrew N., Patronek, Gary J.

  4. A survey of dog populations in urban and rural areas of Yucatan, Mexico

    Contributor(s):: Ortega-Pacheco, A., Rodriguez-Buenfil, J. C., Bolio-Gonzalez, M. E., Sauri-Arceo, C. H., Jimenez-Coello, M., Forsberg, C. L.

    A survey in a major Mexican city (Merida) and three rural communities was conducted to generate information regarding the size and structure of the owned-dog populations and people's opinions about the dogs and how they took care of them. Household characteristics and dog population size, health...

  5. Development of a model for estimating the size and dynamics of the pet dog population

    Contributor(s):: Patronek, G. J., Glickman, L. T.

    A conceptual model was developed to describe the dynamics of the pet dog population. The model synthesizes existing data collected for a variety of purposes to estimate the size of the various components of the pet dog population in Washington and Iowa during 1991. The total population mortality...