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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(9): 1097-1100
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.909.137


Clinical Epidemiology of Fractures in Dogs: A Retrospective Study
M. Usadadiya, R. H. Bhatt*, A. R. Bhadaniya, V. D. Dodia and K. S. Gameti
Department of Veterinary Surgery & Radiology, College of Veterinary Science & A. H., Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was carried out to determine the clinical epidemiology of bone fracture in dogs based on three years data of Veterinary Clinical Complex, College of Veterinary Science & A. H., Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh, Gujarat. During study, signalment and clinical details of three years (April, 2017 – March, 2020) cases were analyzed that revealed a total number of 9556 dogs presented for various ailments, in which 2289 (23.95%) cases were of surgical affections. Out of these, 275 (12.01%) cases were of orthopaedic affections. During the study period, higher incidence of fracture was seen in femur followed by tibia-fibula, radius-ulna and humerus. Dogs in the age group of 1-6 months showed highest occurrence in comparison to other age group. Breed wise incidences of fracture was higher in non-descript breed followed by German shepherd, Labrador, Spitz and others while sex wise male was more affected then female. In this study, incidence of right hindlimb fracture was found higher followed by fracture of left hindlimb, right forelimb and left forelimb.


Keywords: Fractures in dogs, Clinical epidemiology
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Usadadiya, P. M., R. H. Bhatt, A. R. Bhadaniya, V. D. Dodia and Gameti, K. S. 2020. Clinical Epidemiology of Fractures in Dogs: A Retrospective Study.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(9): 1097-1100. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.909.137