Received: 6 June 2019
Accepted: 16 September 2019
First Online: 4 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was carried out using stored faecal samples which had been collected with the agreement of the dog owners for clinical and laboratory purposes independent of the study. As stored faecal samples were used, no separate ethical approval was required for the study. All efforts were made to minimise the discomfort of the animals during sampling.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.