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Research Article

Demographic and Ecological Survey of Dog Population in Aba, Abia State, Nigeria

Table 1

Household information on dog ecology obtained from respondents in 500 households in Aba North and Aba South LGA of Abia state (from April to June 2013).

VariableFrequencyPercentage (%)

Enclosure of home
 No fence6613.2
 Fence/wall, but does not restrain dogs11523.0
 Fence/wall, completely restrain dogs31963.8
Housing of dogs
 Specially constructed house/cage36873.6
 On house passage way/corridor10521.0
 Anywhere on the premises275.4
Control of dog(s) movement
 Never allowed to leave premises46492.8
 Allow to roam freely367.2
Do you observe stray dogs on your street
 Yes11222.4
 No38877.6
Has any member of the household been
bitten by stray dog in the last 12 months
 Yes6312.6
 No43787.4
Do dogs other than yours eat at your
home
 Yes295.8
 No47194.2
Total500100