Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 4

Zoonoses Associated with the Canines in India

Deepali G Kalambhe*, Lokesh KM and JPS Gill

Centre for One Health, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

*Corresponding Author:Deepali G Kalambhe, Centre for One Health, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

Received: January 17, 2022; Published: March 28, 2022


India has approximately 6.2 cores of community dog population and it is estimated that the population of pet dogs will be around 31 million by the end of year 2023. Despite this huge dog numbers in India, the knowledge regarding the zoonoses transmissible from dogs to human is highly lacking. Moreover, the climatic conditions in India are also very much conducive for a wide variety of zoonotic pathogens and for most of them canines including community and pet dogs serve as the reservoir host. This literature reviews some of the important zoonotic diseases prevalent in dogs of India that can be passed to humans.

Keywords: Canine, Zoonoses; Dogs, Rabies; India; Campylobacter; Cryptosporidosis; Lyme; Dipylidiasis; Giardiasis; Ancylostomiasis; Echinococcosis; Ringworm; Toxocara Canis; Scabies; Dirofilariasis; Leptospirosis


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Citation: Deepali G Kalambhe., et al. “Zoonoses Associated with the Canines in India".Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.4 (2022): 149-156.


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