DOG REARING PRACTICES IN AKOLA CITY OF VIDARBHA REGION

Article Id: ARCC1610 | Page : 226-227
Citation :- DOG REARING PRACTICES IN AKOLA CITY OF VIDARBHA REGION.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2009.(43):226-227
M.R. Hedge, Prajakta Kuralkar, Saleha Nuzhat and A.A. Raja
Address : Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding Post Graduate Institute of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Akola- 444 104, India.

Abstract

The German Shepherd and Pomerian which are medium and small breeds of dog,
respectively are mostly preferred in Akola city of Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.
About fifty percent dog keepers preferred young male dogs of 2-4 years of age. Majority
of the owners offered mixed ( Veg + Non-veg) feed to their dogs. The results will
help the dog breeders to plan their future breeding strategies.

Keywords

Dog rearing.

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