HEPATIC ENCEPHALOPATHY IN DOGS 0

HEPATIC ENCEPHALOPATHY IN DOGS

Definition             Hepatic encephalopathy is defined as the abnormal mental state associated with augmented neuronal inhibition in the central nervous system. Etiology                It is caused by the effects of toxic products that have...

Aquatic adaptation in animals 0

Aquatic adaptation in animals

Plants and animals inhabiting in aquatic habitat possess characteristic structural modifications that help them to live in fresh water or sea water as the case may be. The anatomical peculiarities that enable them to...

Management of Prolapse- Cattle 0

Management of Prolapse- Cattle

Management of Prolapse A.    Prolapse cases are on rise? Prolapse of genitalia is regarded as one of the major reproductive disorder in cattle, buffaloes, sheep and goats throughout the world causing great economic loss...

Seborea – Cattle 0

Seborea – Cattle

History A case of HF cross (4th calving) reported with skin problem as per the owner statement. White powder like lesion observed which showed crust formation on the skin Clinical signs  Llot of crusted...

Microfilaria- Cattle 0

Microfilaria- Cattle

History  Jersey cross third calving. Animal feeding normally. No other clinical signs except lot of lesion and raw wound in the dorsal region of the body Diagnosis Its a microfilaria-infected animal show no clinical...

Intestinal obstruction in Dog 0

Intestinal obstruction in Dog

Case Details A case of intestinal obstruction in a Labrador dog was reported. A Labrador dog was brought with  history of complete anorexia, vomiting after water intake, and  not passing feces. On clinical examination...

Mammary system A preview by Dr.Rajinikanth 1

Mammary system A preview by Dr.Rajinikanth

WHAT IS MAMMARY GLAND Mammary gland originate from ectoderm and it’s a glands which are modified sweat (sudoriferous) glands in classification, this skin gland located outside of abdominal cavity Note: Sudoriferous gland: The sudoriferous...

Traumatic injury management in cattle 0

Traumatic injury management in cattle

Traumatic injury of right lateral commissure of muzzle and sublingual buccal mucous rupture by horn of adjacent  buffalo. Wound was 6 days old. Lodged fodder particles were removed  and after debridement, cleaning  with Povidone ...

Suppurative arthritis in Cattle 0

Suppurative arthritis in Cattle

History Owner reported that animal calved 15 days back. Placenta removed manually by local vet. Now animal not taking feed and water. Owner reported that hind leg appeared swollen since 4 days, animal taking...

Leptospirosis in pigs 0

Leptospirosis in pigs

It is also known as infectious jaundice, Rice field workers disease. The disease is characterized by high fever, interstitial nephritis , haemolytic anaemia and abortions in 2-4 wks prior to farrowing . Etiology :-...

Snake bite- Dog 0

Snake bite- Dog

Case Details A clinical case presentation by Dr. Maninder singh M.V.Sc., Veterinary Assistant Surgeon,  Hiranagar, district Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir Location : Incidence happened at owners farm .Hiranagar, Kathua ,Jammu and Kashmir History :...

Limitations in organic livestock production 0

Limitations in organic livestock production

The people in developed countries have resources to pay for high quality organic products. Through Indian farmers are resources poor, they cannot afford to remain aloof to the changes in the global market and...

Body Condition Scoring in Dairy Cattle 0

Body Condition Scoring in Dairy Cattle

Body condition scoring is the visual assessment of the amount of fat and muscle in the body of cattle. It acts as a tool used to evaluate the nutritional and health condition of dairy...

Sulfadimidine induced alopecia 0

Sulfadimidine induced alopecia

Case Details The animal was treated for diarrhoea 4 days back using Sulfadimidine. Soon after the treatment cycle  Alopecia was noticed probably due to the due to antithyroidal activity of Sulfadimidine. This observation might...

Foot rot in pigs 0

Foot rot in pigs

Case Details History of a farm with few ailing pigs showing lesions as shown in photo below. On examination the lesions revealed the condition as foot rot. This may be due to concrete flooring...

WHAT IS OXIDATIVE STRESS??? 0

WHAT IS OXIDATIVE STRESS???

Oxidation and production of free radicals are unavoidable part of aerobic metabolism. Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are formed inside the cells as a result of normal physiological functions like electron transport chain with in...

Tetanus in Dog ? 0

Tetanus in Dog ?

Case Details Four month old Labrador pup showing difficulty in moving, stiff neck (lock jaw like) and erect tail.  Temp of 105 deg. F temp. Lower jaw movement  absent. Stiffness  of all 4 limbs...

Demonstration of Tail Amputation- Cattle 0

Demonstration of Tail Amputation- Cattle

Case Details History of a cattle bitten by a bandicoot at the tail region. Clinical observation revealed setting up of gangrene. Surgery was initiated. Tourniquet was applied, epidural Anesthesia was given, ‘V’ shaped skin...

Post parturient infection 0

Post parturient infection

Case Details Heifer just calved but showed inflammation and swelling of external genital organ. Fever 105 degree F. Gradually the swelling extended to the udder,  followed by ventral body. Suspecting ascending infection from placenta...

NATIONAL LIVESTOCK POLICY 2013 0

NATIONAL LIVESTOCK POLICY 2013

Livestock production systems in India are mostly based on traditional knowledge, low cost agricultural residues and agro-byproducts leading to lower productivity. There is an urgent need to have a national policy in place, to ensure...

Chronic Renal Failure Dog ? 0

Chronic Renal Failure Dog ?

Case Details A dog (Breed Labrador) on clinical examination showed yellow coloration of mucous  membranes and skin.  The animal is 8yr old. Lab findings  was suggestive  of Chronic Renal Failure and Jaundice.  LFT appears...

Demonstration of bone plating in Dog 0

Demonstration of bone plating in Dog

Case Details Humerus over riding fracture. Bone plating done. Demonstrated Below. Images       Dr. COHEART @ Vets Weekly Desk The use of bone plates and screws is a common and effective treatment modality...

Nasal granuloma in a bullock ? 0

Nasal granuloma in a bullock ?

Case Details A case of nasal granuloma in a bullock. Operated under xylazine sedation. The animals showed chronic irritation of the rope used for its control. Small granulated growths can be treated (with anthiomaline)...

Total Uterine prolapse- Cattle 0

Total Uterine prolapse- Cattle

Case Details Owner reported that animal calved (4th calving) normally and placenta was shed in time. On examination it was observed that the uterus was prolapsed Treatment Inj.lignocaine, 2% epidural 5-10ml. Prolapsed portion was...

Fetal maceration in Cats 0

Fetal maceration in Cats

Case Details Fetal maceration results when abortion or parturition fails to occur following fetal death and Corpus Luteum regression. A queen (female cat) of One and half years old was presented to the clinic...

Climate Change and Emerging Zoonoses 0

Climate Change and Emerging Zoonoses

Zoonotic diseases are those diseases or infections which are naturally transmitted between human and animals. Many of these zoonotic diseases are found to infect humans by way of arthropod vectors. Climate plays a vital...

Know about Chameleon 1

Know about Chameleon

There are approximately 160 species of chameleon which come in a range of colors, including pink, blue, red, orange, turquoise, yellow and green. They are distinguished by their zygodactylous feet; their separately mobile, stereoscopic...

Egg bound condition in a Rose Ringed Parakeet 0

Egg bound condition in a Rose Ringed Parakeet

Case details A female Rose Ringed Parakeet aged 7 years was brought to clinic with a history of anorexia, distress, tail bobbing and occasional straining for past 2 days. Though it was tentatively diagnosed...

Contracted tendons- Calf 0

Contracted tendons- Calf

Case Details Newborn calves can sometimes have leg deformities that range from mild to severe. The most common deformity is contracted tendons and results in the calf being unable to properly extend its legs...

Cyanide toxicity in Cattle 0

Cyanide toxicity in Cattle

Case Details In a herd of 6-7 animals,  one animal showed symptoms of Ruminal impaction, constipation, hypothermia, convulsions and recumbency. Suspected of cyanide poisoning. Feed and blood sample was sent to laboratory for diagnosis...

Urinary  calculi in Dog 0

Urinary calculi in Dog

Case Details Urinary  calculi was observed  in a 6 yr old pug dog. Case history revealed that the animal fed with ready-made  feeds with high protein  contents and  water intake was less which could...

Sole Ulcer in Cattle 0

Sole Ulcer in Cattle

Case Details Animal showing lameness. History revealed frequently shifting of the weight from one leg to another while standing. Case diagnosed as Sole ulcer, which is a circumscribed lesion affecting the sole or sole-heal...

Hard Milker 0

Hard Milker

About the condition In this condition (hard milker), milk come out in small streams and milking time is prolonged due to contraction of sphincter muscle.  This condition is mainly caused by over developed sphincter...

Lipoma in Dogs 0

Lipoma in Dogs

A fatty tumor (or lipoma) in dogs is one of several different types of skin tumors. It is a slow-growing collection of fat cells usually found just under the skin. Fatty tumors are different than normal...

Understanding vector borne zoonoses 0

Understanding vector borne zoonoses

There is a need to understand the epidemiology of vector borne zoonoses at the community level and provide improved diagnostic facilities which should be rapid, specific, simple and affordable.  Emerging vector borne zoonotic diseases...

Preen gland – a special feature in birds 0

Preen gland – a special feature in birds

A characteristic feature of avian skin is the absence of sweat glands and sparse distribution of sebaceous glands. Preen gland or uropygeal gland or oil gland is a sebaceous gland situated between the tail...

Anoxia due to cardio-respiratory arrest- PM Lesions 0

Anoxia due to cardio-respiratory arrest- PM Lesions

Postmortem findings recorded in a buffalo died after vaccination “X” vaccine was administered to a pregnant heifer buffalo in the neck area. Behavior of the buffalo was very furious. After injecting the vaccine, buffalo...

Tabanus fly bite allergy- Buffalo ? 0

Tabanus fly bite allergy- Buffalo ?

Case Details Eruptions (as shown below) seen in buffaloes.  In the herd of four, only one animal was affected. “Suspect Tabanus fly bite allergy. Though only one animal affected, Individual variation will be there....

Tumor in the perineum region- Dog 0

Tumor in the perineum region- Dog

Male (Shih Tzu) 8 years old on going heart failure grade 2 murmer,  presented with a bleeding tumor in the perineum region. Owner agreed for chemotherapy, vincristine 2 shots at 10 days apart was...

Demodex and Sarcoptes scabei- Dog 0

Demodex and Sarcoptes scabei- Dog

Case Details Skin scrapings showed Demodex canis and Sarcoptes scabei positive. Treated with Inj. Neomac and tab. Neomac and tab lixen-600 mg 21 days: Marked improvement. Hair growth. Mild demodex infestation persist Vets Tips...

Accident Injury- Pup 0

Accident Injury- Pup

Case Details An non-descriptive puppy of age 35 days was crushed injured by vehicle accident. On examination there was no evidence of bruises or tear on the skin as it was intact and no...

Dog Epulis 0

Dog Epulis

Case Details 10 year old, Non descript dog with history of swollen mass on gums. All other parameters are normal. Diagnosed as Epulis Treatment Case treated successfully under Ketamine +Diazepam Anesthesia surgically Images  ...

Horse racing in India- An Overview 0

Horse racing in India- An Overview

Horse racing in India is over 200 years old. The first racecourse in the country was set up in Madras in 1777. Today, India has a very well established racing and breeding industry, and the sport is...

Testicle swelling- Dog 0

Testicle swelling- Dog

Case Details Six year old GSD. Testicle swelling noticed. Negative for Brucellosis. No pyrexia Treatment Amikacin- 500 mg and Dolonax in. Intacef-tazo 56 Image Useful tip 1. “For the testicle swelling, we need to...

Osteodystrophia fibrosa- Kid 0

Osteodystrophia fibrosa- Kid

Case Details A kid 3 Months old presented with bilateral swelling of maxilla and mandibles.  Unable to close the mouth and eat.  Mild pain on palpation. Treatment Correction of nutritional deficiency (esp. Calcium). Differentiate...

Joint ill- Calf 0

Joint ill- Calf

Joint ill is an infectious disease to new born calf in which immunity is lowered. This condition usually occurs in 1 week to 1 month age of calf. Joint ill also known as navel...

Thelitis- Cow 0

Thelitis- Cow

Case Details Inflammation of the wall of the teat. Seen due to mechanical injury of teat cistern. Wall of the teat was thickened, hard to touch and painful. It felt like a dense vertical...

Septic Arthritis due to Mastitis 0

Septic Arthritis due to Mastitis

History Owner reported that there is bilateral swelling of both front leg since last 2 days. One examination of the animal, it was observed that the heifer was 9 month pregnant. The temp was...

Buffalo allergic mammilitis ? 0

Buffalo allergic mammilitis ?

Case of Buffalo allergic mammilitis. No history of trauma. Spreading from teat to teat. Treatment suggested Asthalin spray for allergic mammilitis with parenteral steroids (suggested by Dr. Prashant) Ulcerative mammillitis Ulcerative mammillitis is an...