A study of diseases in geriatric dogs

DOI: 10.18805/ijar.7053    | Article Id: B-2754 | Page : 866-868
Citation :- A study of diseases in geriatric dogs .Indian Journal of Animal Research.2015.(49):866-868

Sanjeeta Jain*, P.R. Patel and S.K. Raval

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Department of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, College of Veterinary Medicine, AAU, Anand-388 110, India


This study on aspect of the prevalence of disease in geriatric (10 years old) dogs was undertaken in Veterinary College Hospital Anand. A total of 156 geriatric dogs including 82 male and 74 female were selected. Among all, prevalence of gastrointestinal problems (16.66%) was higher followed by wound (14.10%), eye problems (14.10 %) and tumour (12.17%). The prevalence rate of ear infection, dental problem, respiratory infection, behavior abnormalities, renal problems and liver problems were 4.48 %, 7.6%, 5.12%, 7.06%, 3.84% and 4.48% respectively. 


Dogs Geriatric Prevalence.


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