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Disease epidemiology and economics (2)

African Horse sickness: An assessment of the socio-economic impact of control measures that would be triggered by an outbreak of AHS in UK. Of particular importance was the likely impact of movement controls on the use of horses for both sport and pleasure. (Horse Trust)

Dog registration and licensing in UK: A study commissioned in the light of an apparent increases in the number of stray dogs impounded and the proportion being euthanized, and the potential costs of dog borne zoonotic diseases and dog attacks on humans.

This included a comparison of numbers of dogs and strays and associated regulations in the UK with information from 3 case-study locations (Germany, Pescara province of Italy and Victoria State of Australia) Also a review of the expected costs and benefits of alternative schemes for dog registration and licensing in Britain. (RSPCA)

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