Starvation Due To Neglect: A Canine Case SeriesAdam W. Stern*
Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, University of Illinois, Urbana, USA
- *Corresponding Author:
- Adam W. Stern, DVM, CMI-IV, CFC, Diplomate ACVP
Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
University of Illinois, Urbana
IL 61802-217-333- 1620, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: December 31, 2012; Accepted date: January 30, 2013; Published date: February 01, 2013
Citation: Stern AW (2013) Starvation Due To Neglect: A Canine Case Series. J Veterinar Sci Technol 4:131. doi:10.4172/2157-7579.1000131
Copyright: © 2013 Stern AW. 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.
Identification of emaciated animals is a straight-forward. Occasionally, the cause of the emaciated condition is not natural, and neglect is suspected. In this report, several cases of starvation due to neglect are described and the diagnosis of neglect due to starvation will be discussed.