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Table 2 Study schedule of events for the clinical and control groups

From: Dogs with separation-related problems show a “less pessimistic” cognitive bias during treatment with fluoxetine (Reconcile™) and a behaviour modification plan

Time and action Pre-enrolment visit Baseline +2 weeks +4 weeks +6 weeks +8 weeks
Clinical group Pre-screening for SRP CB1 CB2 Telephone FoU-1 CB3 Telephone FoU-2
   3-part Question. 3-part Question. 3-part Question. 3-part Question. 3-part Question.
   Review of dog’s diary     Review of dog’s diary
Control group Not required CB1 CB2 Not required CB3 Not required
   3-part Question.    3-part Question.  
   Pre-screening for SRP    Post-screening for SRP  
  Enrolment period Treatment Period
  1. SRP: Separation related problems, CB: Cognitive Bias test, Question: Questionnaire, FoU: Follow-up.