Inappropriate defecation

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Inappropriate defecation is often considered to be a behavioural problem. However, it can also occur for other reasons which this chapter investigates together with diagnostic approach.

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5.20.1 Careful questioning of the owner is required regarding sites of inappropriate defecation. When faeces are deposited adjacent to the provided facilities, it usually indicates an aversion to the litter tray or substrate, rather than to the location. (Courtesy of Vicky Halls)
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