A descriptive study of the canine population in a rural town in southern Africa.

@article{Rautenbach1991ADS,
  title={A descriptive study of the canine population in a rural town in southern Africa.},
  author={G H Rautenbach and Joop D F Boomker and I L de Villiers},
  journal={Journal of the South African Veterinary Association},
  year={1991},
  volume={62 4},
  pages={158-62}
}
The health status of a population of dogs (n = 220) from a rural southern African town is described. A cross sectional survey was done to collect the necessary information. All animals examined were mongrels with a mean condition score of 1.93. The oldest dog found in the population was 8 years old. Rhipicephalus sanguineus was the dominant tick species… CONTINUE READING