Most people who are against doghanterov, lives in Moscow (84%) and cities with over a million (80%), but also in small towns and villages, more than half of the population adhere to the same view – 67% and 63%, respectively . Only 9% of the population approve of killing or poisoning of stray dogs.
According to the poll, in all communities, in addition to Moscow, many stray dogs – so says half of the respondents as a whole. More often than not talking about it in cities with populations of 250,000 to one million (70%) and from 50 to 250 thousand (60%). More than half of the respondents in these communities believe that the stray dogs threaten the safety of people. Only in Moscow this opinion is shared by 23% of the population, and the reverse – 43%.
Of the respondents, or their friends being attacked by stray dogs 24%, do not face similar – 74%.
Those who approve of doghanterov believe that stray dogs threaten the health and lives of people (5%) or are carriers of disease (2%). Among those who disapprove of such actions, 25% love animals, 23% considered an attack against them cruelty, 8% say that this activity is illegal and there are other ways to solve the problem.
Thus, most of the population believes that dogs should be put into foster care and look for them the owners (62%). Their offer to include nurseries (44%) or sterilized (34%).
Reported doghanterah periodically appear in the media. So, the other day on the Internet spread information that a group of activists going to the evening on January 25 in Moscow to arrange a massive roundup of stray dogs. Particular attention they are going to give residential districts of the city. The police were going to do everything to stop the action.