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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2017, Vol. 5, Issue 6
Management of zinc responsive dermatitis in dogs

S. A. Beigh, R. Iqbal, A. M. Bhat, A Ishfaq

This paper presents the zinc responsive dermatitis and its successful management in dogs. The study included 9 dogs of various breeds, presented to the hospital with the history of erythema lips, crust lesions, hypotrichosis on lips, chin, around the nose and in the interdigital area and 6 healthy animals as a control. The Hb, PCV, TEC, Albumin, glucose and plasma zinc were significantly (p<0.05) decreased whereas TLC; globulin and copper were significantly (p<0.05) increased. All the animals were treated with zinc sulphate @10mg/kg orally, daily for 14 days and the animals revealed a marked improvement in clinical signs and hemato-biochemical parameters.
Pages : 2569-2571 | 481 Views | 20 Downloads
How to cite this article:
S. A. Beigh, R. Iqbal, A. M. Bhat, A Ishfaq. Management of zinc responsive dermatitis in dogs. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(6):2569-2571.
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