A Preliminary Study on Prevalence of Hepatic Disorders in Dogs in Indore District (M.P.)

Yogesh Kumbhkar, R. K. Bagherwal, H. K. Mehta, Pooja Badsar


A study was carried out on 1082 dogs presented to department of Veterinary Medicine, Teaching
Veterinary Clinical Complex (T.V.C.C.) college of Veterinary Science and A.H. Mhow .The dogs were
examined clinically and haemato-biochemically in order to assess the hepatic disorders. The
prevalence of hepatic disorders among screened dogs was found to be 3.51%. The highest (36.84%)
prevalence was observed between 4 to 8 years of age. Sex wise prevalence showed that females
were more (57.89%) susceptible than males (42.11%) among all breeds. The most affected breed
was Labrador Retriever (21.06%) followed by Pomeranian, Non-descript, German Shepherd,
Crossbreed, Rottweiler, Great Dane, Saint Bernard and Golden retriever.


Dog, Hepatic disorders, Prevalence, Alanine Aminotransferase, Aspartate, Aminotransferase

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21887/ijvsbt.v13i03.10617


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