Free-Roaming Dogs in Nepal: Demographics, Health and Public Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices.

@article{Massei2017FreeRoamingDI,
  title={Free-Roaming Dogs in Nepal: Demographics, Health and Public Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices.},
  author={Giovanna Massei and Anthony R Fooks and D L Horton and Rebecca Callaby and Kalpana Sharma and Ishwari Prasad Dhakal and Uday Dahal},
  journal={Zoonoses and public health},
  year={2017},
  volume={64 1},
  pages={
          29-40
        }
}
In Nepal, most dogs are free to roam and may transmit diseases to humans and animals. These dogs often suffer from malnutrition and lack basic health care. Minimal information is available about their demographics and about public attitudes concerning dogs and diseases. We carried out a study in Chitwan District (central Nepal), to collect baseline data on free-roaming owned dog demographics, assess knowledge, attitudes and practices of dog owners concerning dogs and rabies, evaluate rabies… CONTINUE READING
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