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Companion animal economics: the economic impact of companion animals in the UK. Research report.

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The aim of this report is to raise awareness of the importance of research concerning the economic impact of companion animals on society. This report was inspired by the seminal Council for Science and Society (CSS) report Companion Animals in Society (1988), and updates and extends its evaluation of the value that companion animals bring to society. Data available from the UK are used as example...

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Chapter 4 (Page no: 19)

Updates on the economic impact of companion animals to the UK.

The current status of the companion animal-keeping phenomenon and subsequent pet care industry in the UK is described, with emphasis on some of the possible benefits and costs to certain economies that are associated with companion animals.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Hall, S. Dolling, L. Bristow, K. Fuller, T. Mills, D.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 3) Methodology. Author(s): Hall, S. Dolling, L. Bristow, K. Fuller, T. Mills, D.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 13) Key features of the Council for Science and Society (CSS) report 1988. Author(s): Hall, S. Dolling, L. Bristow, K. Fuller, T. Mills, D.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 31) Indirect costs: extending the scope of economic value. Author(s): Hall, S. Dolling, L. Bristow, K. Fuller, T. Mills, D.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 57) Conclusion: illustrating the perceived economic impact of companion animals. Author(s): Hall, S. Dolling, L. Bristow, K. Fuller, T. Mills, D.