Latest research: Demographics of dogs, cats, and rabbits attending veterinary practices in Great Britain as recorded in their electronic health records

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Our latest paper entitled 'Demographics of dogs, cats, and rabbits attending veterinary practices in Great Britain as recorded in their electronic health records' has been published in BMC Veterinary Research.

  • Dogs made up 64.8% of the veterinary-visiting population
  • Neutering was more common in cats (77.0%) compared to dogs (57.1%) and rabbits (45.8%)
  • The insurance and microchipping relative frequency was highest in dogs (27.9 and 53.1%, respectively)
  • Dogs and to a lesser ectent cats from the least-deprived areas of Great Britain were more likely to be purebred, neutered, insured and microchipped

Access the paper here.