Vol. 6, Issue 5 (2017)
Incidence of hepatobiliary disorders in dogs
K Lakshmi, K Padmaja, P Nagaraj, A Gopala Reddy and M Gnana Prakash
A study on incidence of hepatobiliary disorders in dogs was conducted among the cases that were presented to Veterinary Hospital, Bhoiguda, Hyderabad, Telangana state. A total of 45,368 dogs were screened, of which 254 dogs were suspected to be suffering from hepatobiliary disorders based on history which were further screened. Out of which 140 dogs were diagnosed with hepatobiliary disorders forming an incidence of 55.12%. Breed - wise incidence showed highest incidence in Labrador (22.86 %) and the lowest in Doberman and Rottweiler (0.71 %) each. Among different age groups, 4 to 8 years age group was found to be more affected (45%) followed by more than 8 years age group (32.14%) and less than 4 years age group (22.86%). Sex - wise incidence of hepatobiliary disorders showed highest incidence in males (58.57%).
How to cite this article:
K Lakshmi, K Padmaja, P Nagaraj, A Gopala Reddy, M Gnana Prakash. Incidence of hepatobiliary disorders in dogs. Pharma Innovation 2017;6(5):70-72.