Hospital Prevalence of Infectious and Non-Infectious Diseases of Dog at Khulna, Bangladesh
Asian Journal of Research in Animal and Veterinary Sciences,
Aims: The study was conducted to investigate the hospital prevalence of different infectious and non-infectious diseases of dog.
Place and Duration of Study: Data was collected from Khulna sadar upazilla veterinary hospital, Khulna pet clinic, Daulotpur veterinary hospital, Khulna between August 2022 and January, 2023.
Methodology: The study examines the prevalence of infectious (caused by pathogens) and non-infectious (caused by factors such as genetics, malnutrition, environment etc.) diseases of dog according to their sex, breed and age.
Results: A total number of 122 dogs were found during the investigation in which prevalence of infectious disease (65.57%) was higher than non-infectious disease (34.43%). The higher prevalence was found in female (54.10%) than male (45.9%) with no significance. According to breed, the highest prevalence was observed in Local breed (69.67%) followed by German shepherd (18.86%), Doberman (7.38%) and Labrador (4.10%). Age-wise prevalence was highest in 7-36 months (47.54%) age followed by >36 months (27.87%) and less than 6 months (24.60%). Age, sex, Breed showed a significant association with diseases with a p-value <0.05 in the study.
- infectious disease
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