Maltreatment of pet animals

Other Names:
Maltreatment of companion animals

Time magazine claimed in 1994 that a quarter of all pedigree dogs suffer from a genetic disorder (almost exclusively due to selective breeding). Almost all breeds have their own problems, eg the eye problems such as cataracts or specifically of Dobermanns (inflamammed), chows (turned-in eyelids).

Narrower Problems:
Feral cats
Unwanted pet animals
Caring for animals
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST