‘Undesirable behaviour’ largest cause of death in dogs under three

New research has found “undesirable behaviour” as the highest cause of death in dogs living in England that die under the age of three.

It is estimated that 24% of households in the UK own a dog, however a recent VetCompass study of dogs under the care of primary-care veterinary practices in England that died before three years of age showed more than a third died because of “undesirable behaviour”.

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