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The Prevalence of Clinical Diseases in Dogs of Sylhet Sadar, Bangladesh – Dr. Suman Kumar Singh*, Prof. Dr. Md. Rafiqul Islam and Dr. Md. Tanvir Hasan.

The Prevalence of Clinical Diseases in Dogs of Sylhet Sadar, Bangladesh

Dr. Suman Kumar Singh1,*, Prof. Dr. Md. Rafiqul Islam2 and Dr. Md. Tanvir Hasan3

1,*Department of Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Science, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh. Email : modern_suman@yahool.com

2Chairman, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Science, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh.

3Department of Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Science, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh.

 

A case control study is conducted to ascertain the prevalence of Dog diseases of 511 pet dogs presented to the Sylhet Veterinary Hospital and Veterinary clinics of Sylhet Agricultural University, during the one year period from June 2013 – June 2014. 7 categories were recorded in these pet dogs and their variation in prevalence was analyzed on the basis of age and sex. Age wise prevalence included, at the age of 0-6 months Canine Parvovirus Infection/Canine Parvovirus Enteritis (CPV) (33.33%), Canine Distemper or Hard Pad Disease (CD) (5.69%), Rabies (4.88%), Infectious canine hepatitis (ICH) (5.69%), Tetanus (4.06%), Skin Diseases (35.77%), Gastro Intestinal Parasites (8.94%). At 7-12 months CPV (37.67%), CD (6.16%), Rabies (5.48%), ICH (4.11%), Tetanus (4.79%), Skin Diseases (31.50%), Gastro Intestinal Parasites (8.22%). At the age above 12 months CPV (11.16%), CD (5.37%), Rabies (19.00%), ICH (10.33%), Tetanus (7.02%), Skin Diseases (9.50%), Gastro Intestinal Parasites (14.46%). Sex wise prevalence included, in female disease prevalence of CPV (21.39%), CD (6.47%), Rabies (7.46%), ICH (6.97%), Tetanus (5.47%), Skin Diseases (22.88%), Gastro Intestinal Parasites (13.93%) and, in male disease prevalence of CPV (25.80%), CD (5.16%), Rabies (14.51%), ICH (7.74%), Tetanus (5.80%), Skin Diseases (21.61%), Gastro Intestinal Parasites (9.68%). The prevalence of the diseases of one year study period from high to low rates included- CPV (24.07%), Skin Diseases (22.11%), Rabies (11.74%), Gastro Intestinal Parasites (11.35%), ICH (7.44%), CD (5.67%) and Tetanus (5.67%).

Keywords: Canine Parvovirus Infection/Canine Parvovirus Enteritis (CPV), Canine Distemper or Hard Pad Disease (CD), Infectious canine hepatitis (ICH).

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