Public opinion survey on roaming dogs issues among citizens of Sarajevo Canton and City of Istočno Sarajevo

64.5% of the citizens of the Sarajevo Canton and the City of Istočno Sarajevo have heard about the free neutering/spaying campaign for owned and roaming dogs carried out by Dogs Trust in BiH. Citizens of the Sarajevo Canton and the City of Istočno Sarajevo see shelters (41%) and neutering/spaying (22%) as the best solutions to the problem of stray dogs in BiH.More than half of the citizens of the Sarajevo Canton and the City of Istočno Sarajevo believe the government to be most responsible for the problem of stray dogs due to its failure to implement the Law on Animal Protection and WelfareWhen asked whether they would rather adopt a dog or buy from a breeder, 68% of the respondents said they were not considering getting a dog, 18% said they would buy from a breeder, and only 12% would adopt a dog from the street or the shelter. Respondents from the Sarajevo Canton and Istočno Sarajevo mostly responded in the negative (59%) to the question “Would you consider volunteering in an animal welfare project?”. 36% of the respondents expressed their readiness to volunteer in such projects, while 5% were not sure whether they would volunteer.