Prevalence of Clinical Diseases Reported at Central Veterinary Hospital (CVH), Dhaka

M. Taslima

Department of Surgery and Theriogenology, Faculty of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh.

H. Hossain

Department of Surgery and Theriogenology, Faculty of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh.

M. R. Islam *

Department of Surgery and Theriogenology, Faculty of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

A retrospective study was conducted at Central Veterinary Hospital (CVH), Dhaka to estimate the prevalence of clinical conditions in pet animals and birds from 15 March to 21 August 2021. A total of 450 clinical cases, 90 (20%) dogs, 204 (45.33%) cats, goats 78 (17.33%), rabbits 13 (2.89%), calf 5 (1.11%), sheep 2 (0.44%), horse 2 (0.44%) and birds 56 (12.45%) were examined with different clinical conditions. Prevalence of clinical conditions was analyzed on the basis of age, sex and breed. It was revealed that highest number of dogs 66 (73.33%), cats 126 (61.76%) and goats 56 (71.8%) occupied in medicinal cases followed by surgical cases 13 (14.44%) in dogs, 41 (20.11%) in cats and 6 (7.69%) goats. Vaccination, deworming and health checkup was observed 11 (12.22%) in dogs, 37 (18.14%) in cats and 12 (15.38%) goats. Among of the medicinal cases parasitic diseases occupied highest prevalence 18 (20%) in dogs and 25 (12.25%) in cats. Viral disease (PPR) prevalence was highest in goats 15 (19.23%).Male dogs, cats and goats was higher in number than female. People prefer to rear male animals. Disease prevalence was higher in local breeds in both dogs and cats. In dogs, adult animals of 7-24 months were more diseased. But in cats, young aged 0-6 months were more susceptible to different clinical diseases and conditions.

Keywords: Prevalence, animals, diseases, capital city


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Taslima, M., Hossain, H., & Islam, M. R. (2024). Prevalence of Clinical Diseases Reported at Central Veterinary Hospital (CVH), Dhaka. Asian Journal of Research in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 7(1), 1–8. Retrieved from https://journalajravs.com/index.php/AJRAVS/article/view/279

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