Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 4

Morphometric Characterization of Caravan Dog

SM Devale*, GR Channa, KN Pawankar, VB Dongre, NV Khode, CI Madnurkar and SS Gond

Department of Livestock Production and Management, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Udgir, India

*Corresponding Author: SM Devale, Department of Livestock Production and M anagement, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Udgir, India.

Received: February 03, 2023; Published: March 17, 2023

Abstract

In present study, total 400 Caravan dogs from different districts i.e., Latur, Osmanabad, Nanded, Parbhani of Marathwada region were surveyed for morphometric body characterization. The total Caravan dog population was classified as male, female and polled (Male + Female) with different age groups i.e., 6 to 12, 13 to 24, 25 to 36 and 37 months and above and as per body coat colour pattern. In present study, total 19 morphometric body measurements of Caravan dogs were studied. It was observed that, most of the studied body characters were found to be significantly higher in male Caravan than female Caravan dog. Out of observed six coat coloured Caravan dogs, most of the body measurements were found to be higher in fawn coat coloured Caravan dogs and lowest in brindle coat coloured Caravan dogs. As the Caravan dog is a hound breed of dog, their streamline body posture was specially designed for racing and hounding so that they can run faster and with the help of their long snout they can grasp their prey within short time period.

Keywords: Morphometric; Coat Colour; Measurements

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Citation

Citation: SM Devale., et al. “Morphometric Characterization of Caravan Dog".Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 5.4 (2023): 33-39.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 SM Devale., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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