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Table 2 Reasons given by dog owners against the sterilization of their dogs

From: Development of a high number, high coverage dog rabies vaccination programme in Sri Lanka

ReasonFrequencyProportion (%)
The procedure is unnecessary131442.6
No answer100232.5
I plan on breeding the dog41313.4
The procedure is sinful1605.2
It will change the dog’s behaviour1414.6
The dog should be able to mate220.7
The procedure is inconvenient / a time loss160.5