E3S Web Conf.
Volume 151, 2020The 1st International Conference on Veterinary, Animal, and Environmental Sciences (ICVAES 2019)
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|Published online||14 February 2020|
Survey to Investigate the Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice of Pet Owners on Animal Health Control in the City of Banda Aceh
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Aceh, Indonesia
2 Centre for Tropical Veterinary Studies of Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
This study was aimed to obtain information on pet owners understanding towards animal health control in the City of Banda Aceh. The survey was conducted by interview pet owners those visited Veterinary clinics in the City of Banda Aceh. A number of 51 pet owners were included as respondent in this study. The interview was conducted using a structure questionnaire, which contained both open and closed questions. The pet owners were interviewed for the knowledge, attitude, and practice toward animal health control. Data obtained in this study were analysed descriptively, continued with chi-square test. The results showed that most of the owners interviewed in three animal clinics in the City of Banda Aceh were keeping cats as their pet animals (98.04%), and a few proportion of them were the owner of dogs. At proportion of 60.78% of the pet owners were women, and men only 39.22%. Statistical analysis showed that there were significant association (p<0.05) between knowledge, attitude, and practice towards animal health control of the owners those visited the three clinics in the City of Banda Aceh. Based on the results of this study it is concluded that most of the pet owners those visited veterinary clinics in Banda Aceh have good knowledge, attitude, and practice towards animal health control.
Key words: knowledge / attitude / practice / animal health control / pets / owners
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