Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Kintamani Dog

  • Deborah Bianti Purwanto
  • Ni Nyoman Werdi Susari
  • I Ketut Puja

Abstract

Kintamani dog is the emerging breed of dog from Bali Indonesia. The study was conducted to determinethe prevalence of the type of musculoskeletal disorders in Kintamani dogs based on the data presented atmany veterinary clinics in Bali during a period of five years from January 2009 to December 2013. A totalof 475 samples was obtained and their variations in prevalence were analyzed on the basis of age and sex.The prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in Kintamani dogs included accidental wound (3.2%), arthritis(1.3%), lameness (0.8%), nail injury (0.2%), and hip dysplasia (0.0%). Based on this study we concludedthat Kintamani dog could be expected not susceptible to musculoskeletal disorders.

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Published
2015-08-01
How to Cite
BIANTI PURWANTO, Deborah; WERDI SUSARI, Ni Nyoman; PUJA, I Ketut. Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Kintamani Dog. Veterinary Science and Medicine Journal, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 2, aug. 2015. ISSN 2302-6057. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/jikh/article/view/20532>. Date accessed: 26 feb. 2020.
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Keywords

Kintamani dogs; prevalence; musculoskeletal disorders

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