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A Choice Experiment Analysis of the Management of the Stray Dog Population in the UK

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  • Siettou, Christina
  • Fraser, Iain
  • Fraser, Rob

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In this paper we present the results of a pilot study investigating the public’s view on the pet overpopulation problem. The Choice Experiment aims to understand the UK public’s awareness of the issue, its views and its willingness to participate and pay for a reduction in the rate of animals being “put to sleep”. Our preliminary results indicate that the public are willing to pay to keep healthy stray dogs alive for longer in Local Authority kennels beyond the current seven day statutory period.

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  • Siettou, Christina & Fraser, Iain & Fraser, Rob, 2013. "A Choice Experiment Analysis of the Management of the Stray Dog Population in the UK," 87th Annual Conference, April 8-10, 2013, Warwick University, Coventry, UK 158695, Agricultural Economics Society.
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