Quality of Life for Pets with Skin Disease & their Owners

This questionnaire deals with the impact of your pet’s disease on its quality of life and on that of the owners or the hosting family in the last week.

Please read the questions carefully and check the answer that applies.

1. How severe and disturbing has your pet’s disease been?
not at alla littlequite a bitvery much
2. What was the impact of your pet’s disease on its behaviour and/or mood? (More lazy, nervous, and/or aggressive, etc)
not at alla littlequite a bitvery much
3. How much was your pet’s sleeping patterns disturbed by the disease?
not at alla littlequite a bitvery much
4. How much were your pet’s meals disturbed by the disease? (It has no appetite, it scratches during meals, it does not like special food,etc)
not at alla littlequite a bitvery much
5. How much was your pet’s playing or working activities disturbed by the disease? (It is more lazy, nervous, itchy)
not at alla littlequite a bitvery much
6. What was the impact of your pet’s disease on its relationship to you, other family members, or other pets? (Due to mood changes, presence of skin lesions,etc)
not at alla littlequite a bitvery much
7. How much has your pet’s disease changed its usual habits? (Change in place where he is allowed to sleep, live, eat, way in which it is walked, etc)
not at alla littlequite a bitvery much
8. How much was the pet disturbed by the administration of therapies? (Shampoos, sprays, oral medications, injections, ear medications, etc)
not at alla littlequite a bitvery much
9. How much time did you lose for your pet’s disease? (Administration of therapies, shampooing, home cleaning, cooking, veterinary consultations, etc)
not at alla littlequite a bitvery much
10. How much time did you lose for your pet’s disease on your tiredness? (Extra cleaning, cooking, shampooing, etc)
not at alla littlequite a bitvery much
11. How much were your usual activities and/or those of your family disturbed by your pet’s disease? (Leisure, vacation, walks, work, hunting, etc)
not at alla littlequite a bitvery much
12. How much impact did your pet’s disease have on your expenditure? (Cost of treatment, veterinarian, etc)
not at alla littlequite a bitvery much
13. How much effect did your pet’s disease have on causing emotional distress (Feelings of guilt, powerlessness, sorrow, regret, anxiety, nuisance, disgust, anger, frustration, etc)
not at alla littlequite a bitvery much
14. How much physical uneasiness/discomfort did you experience due to your pet’s disease (Offending odour, feeling of dirtiness at home, aesthetic nuisance, etc)
not at alla littlequite a bitvery much
15. How much impact did your pet’s disease have on the relationship between family members? (Between spouses, parents and children, relatives and friends, etc)
not at alla littlequite a bitvery much

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