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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(2): 1622-1624
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.802.190


Rabies: An Important Zoonotic Disease with Special Reference Knowledge of Dog Owners, Gujarat, India
Heli S. Raval1*, Jitendra B. Nayak2 and Narendrasinh B. Chauhan3
1Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension
2Department of Veterinary Public Health
3Department of Extension, BACA, AAU, Anand, India India College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Anand Agricultural University, Anand-388001, Gujarat, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Rabies has terrified men since antiquity. Present study was carried out from randomly selected population of 120 dog- owner respondents from 3 urbancities of Gujarat state (India), viz., Ahmadabad, Anand and Vadodarato report percentage analysis of dog-owners on their knowledge level for prevention of rabies in dogs. Highest percentage (94.16%) of respondents possessed knowledge about rabies to animals can be caused by bite of rabid dog while lowest percentage of respondents (40.00%) were aware about the celebration of the world rabies day. Details of the survey have been mentioned in this research note. The data would provide new insights to know present status and to create awareness in urban areas of Gujaratstate regarding this potential zoonotic disease.


Keywords: Rabies, Knowledge level, Dog-owners, Urban area, Gujarat
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Heli S. Raval, Jitendra B. Nayak and Narendrasinh B. Chauhan. 2019. Rabies: An Important Zoonotic Disease with Special Reference Knowledge of Dog Owners, Gujarat, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(2): 1622-1624. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.802.190