Over 60% of Romanian against euthanasia of stray dogs, only 7% would adopt a dog
A newspaper article caught our attention. The information is taken from ziare.com
"Over 60 percent of Romanians disagree with euthanasia of stray dogs, while 28 percent support this solution, but only 7 percent are indeed willing to adopt a stray dog, and 64 percent are not willing, according to a study by Vier Pfoten Mercury request.
Regarding euthanasia as a solution to the problem of stray dogs, 50 percent of respondents said they strongly disagree, 12 percent, disagreed, 10 percent were undecided, 8 percent said they were agreed, and 20 percent strongly agree.
Those polled were also asked of the votes in this subject, and most - 66 percent - said they would not vote for a party that supports euthanasia, while 25 percent would vote for a accompanied by such formation .
Also, more than half of respondents - 58 percent - said they do not agree that the municipality to fund euthanasia, but 33 percent being agreed.
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Most respondents - 62 percent - believe that Romania's image will suffer because of euthanizing stray dogs, a quarter of respondents considering that not.
And more Romanians than those who declare themselves against euthanasia argue other solutions that capture and keep stray dogs in shelters (63 percent - strongly agree, 21 percent - agree, 5 percent - undecided, 4 percent - in disagree, 7 percent - in total disagreement) and sterilization, identification and return in the territory (49 percent - strongly agree, 23 percent - agree, 8 percent undecided, 7 percent - disagreed, 13 percent - in total disagreement).
Only 7% would adopt a dog: Most willing to take home a stray dog - young
But adoption is supported by only 7 percent of the Romanians, who are largely willing to adopt a stray dog, while 11 percent are willing to some extent, 10 percent - undecided, 8 percent - ln a small degree, and 64 percent are not willing to do so.
Most are young people willing to take between 18 and 24 years old and the less willing are people over 54 years. Also, those who have children are less willing to adopt than those who did not.
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The majority further states for tougher penalties for cruelty to animals (74 percent - agree, 16 percent disagree) effective punishment by the authorities abuse to animals (80 percent - agree, 11 percent do not agree) and implementing programs to educate / inform owners of animals that have the responsibility (83 percent - agree, 8 percent disagree).
The study was conducted in April 2014 by Mercury Research on a sample of 1,242 people over 18 who were interviewed at home, on your computer. The sample is nationally representative, being interviewed 823 people in urban areas in the capital, cities large, medium and small, and mediulrural 419 people from all over the country. "