A study on different clinical manifestations of geriatric dogs
Author(s): Srikala D, Ansar Kamran, Nalini Kumari K, Ramesh PT, Suguna Rao and Yathiraj S
Abstract: There is a growing interest in health care and wellness of elderly dogs. initial clinical signs are vague and difficult to recognize for the owner or discarded as not important or “normal for his age. A total of 528 geriatric dogs including 82 male and 74 female that were presented to SVVU Super Speciality Veterinary Hospital, Visakhapatnam, with different ailments. most prominent clinical signs observed in geriatric dogs at presentation were white hair, calluses, loss of body weight, dehydration, hair loss, dull, dry hair coat, dental tartar, loss of tooth, panting, broken tooth, scaly skin etc., The clinical approach is an important tool to achieve effective intervention and better health management.
Srikala D, Ansar Kamran, Nalini Kumari K, Ramesh PT, Suguna Rao and Yathiraj S. A study on different clinical manifestations of geriatric dogs. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2020; 9(9S): 206-210. DOI: 10.22271/tpi.2020.v9.i9Se.5263