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Flashcards in Stray Dogs Deck (11):
1

Cause of excess of dogs

Breeding
Irresponsible owner
Change in owner circumstance
Legal changes

2

Issues of excess dogs/cats

Bites
Zoonoses
Fouling
Traffic accident
Noise
Bad relationships
Wildlife disease
Economic strain to treat/capture

3

Welfare issues of free roaming

Disease
Access to all 5 freedoms?
Reproductive exhaustion
Parasite
Trade

4

Types of dogs

Restricted
Pet
Community
Unrestricted
Feral

5

What is welfare

Subjective animal experience of life
Quality of life

6

What is ethics

What WE think is right

7

Methods of pop control

Responsible pet ownership
TNR
Shelters
Resource restriction
Selective euthanasia
Sterilisation
Cull

8

Hiw does responsible ownership help

Less roaming of dogs
Less indiscriminate breeding
Correct vacc
Neutered?

9

Quality of life scale

HHHHHMM

10

General principles of poo control programmes

Owner ed
Reproductive focus
General welfare
Humane capture:handling
Desexing?
Euthanasia

11

Indicators of pop control success

Absolute dog pop size
Rel indexes of abundance/density
Ratios
% puppies/lactating bitches
Ages
Estimates mortality, etc