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Table 1 Reasons for euthanasia of dogs with CanL

From: Latest trends in L. infantum infection in dogs in Spain, Part II: current clinical management and control according to a national survey of veterinary practitioners

ReasonOwner request (%)Prescribed by veterinarian (%)
Children at home90.29.8
Elderly at home87.212.8
Immunosuppressed persons at home66.733.3
Living with other dogs88.611.4
Living in shelters or refugees with other dogs79.320.7
Treatment intolerance28.971.1
Chronic renal disease20.878.8
Other concomitant diseases17.083.0