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Vol. 9, Issue 2 (2020)

A prevalence study on dogs suffering from gastroenteritis

Author(s):
Deepika Kataria, Divya Agnihotri, VK Jain and Tarun Kumar
Abstract:
The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of gastroenteritis in dogs respective of age, breed, sex, and vaccination status and season wise distribution. The study period was taken for one year from March’ 2018 to February’ 2019 which included a total of four thousand eight hundred and forty seven dogs. These dogs were registered to VCC, LUVAS, Hisar for different clinical disease conditions. Gastroenteritis is characterized by various clinical signs such as diarrhoea, vomition with or without blood, inappetence, lethargy, fever, anaemia and dehydration affecting different breeds, sex and age groups in dogs. Maximum numbers of dogs suffering from gastroenteritis were found during winter months from December’ 2018 to February’ 2019. Unvaccinated, non-dewormed, mixed breeds, male dogs, less than one year of age were found to be affected more with gastroenteritis infection.
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How to cite this article:
Deepika Kataria, Divya Agnihotri, VK Jain, Tarun Kumar. A prevalence study on dogs suffering from gastroenteritis. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(2):176-179.

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