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Received: 2 May 2018
Accepted: 30 July 2018
First Online: 7 August 2018
: Data were obtained under a data sharing contract. No live animals were used in this study and medical records were not examined. All transaction records were blinded as to the clinic identity, pet owner’s identity and home address.
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: RL, RA and FB are employees of MSD Animal Health. KT is an employee of Merck, Inc.
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