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Table 8 Canine questionnaire results

From: Survey of European pet owners quantifying endoparasitic infection risk and implications for deworming recommendations

Country France Germany Spain Sweden UK Average
> 6 months of age (%) 97 97 96 98 98 97
Contact with children/elderly (%) 75 91 91 81 81 84
Garden only access (%) 39 22 20 16 11 22
If goes outside garden - off lead (%) 29 76 20 70 73 54
Contact with other dogs, snails or prey (%) 83 89 75 93 82 84
Eats slugs, snails, grass or digs in garden (%) 68 67 33 54 33 51
Catch prey animals (%) 22 19 14 14 13 16
Fed raw meat (of those that do not hunt) (%) 13 39 5 28 12 19
Dewormings per year 2.3 2.1 3.1 1 3.1 2.3