Funding for this research was provided by:
Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Científico, Tecnológico y de Innovación Tecnológica (grant contract Nº 041-2016-FONDECYT)
Received: 5 May 2020
Revised: 31 May 2020
Accepted: 18 June 2020
First Online: 29 June 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Dogs used in this study were treated according to the Spanish (Real Decreto 53/2013) and European Community legislation for the care of experimental animals, and all procedures dealing with animal care, handling, and sampling were approved by the ethical committee of our institution (approval no. 08/2017). In addition, the dog owners signed an informed consent form accepting this treatment.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare they have no competing interests.