Incidence of Eye Affections in Dogs

Priyanka Pandey, A. Shahi, D. Kumar, M. K. Shukla

Abstract


A total of 8760 cases of dogs registered at TVCC of college of veterinary science and A.H. Jabalpur during the period of 9 months (August, 2015 to April, 2016) were screened. Out of these 3872 (44.20%) cases were referred to Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, of which 122 (1.39%) dogs were suffering with various eye affections. Majority of the animals were affected with cataract (38.52%), followed by corneal ulcer (13.11%). The incidence of rest of the eye affections was less. Majority of animals were non-descript (38.62%), between 6 to 10 years (47.54%) of age. Sex wise incidence was higher in male (70.49%) dogs.

Keywords


Dogs, Eye affections, Incidence, Cataract, Corneal ulce

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21887/.v13i04.11561

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