Journal of
Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health

  • Abbreviation: J. Vet. Med. Anim. Health
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2529
  • DOI: 10.5897/JVMAH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 346

Full Length Research Paper

Common health and welfare problems of working donkeys in Addis Ababa and its surrounding area: Retrospective and questionnaire survey

Samson Terefe
  • Samson Terefe
  • Department of Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Addis Ababa University College of Veterinary Medicine, P. O. Box 34, Bishoftu, Ethiopia.
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Asnakech Ashine
  • Asnakech Ashine
  • Department of Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Addis Ababa University College of Veterinary Medicine, P. O. Box 34, Bishoftu, Ethiopia.
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Getachew Mulugeta
  • Getachew Mulugeta
  • Department of Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Addis Ababa University College of Veterinary Medicine, P. O. Box 34, Bishoftu, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 22 October 2018
  •  Accepted: 17 December 2018
  •  Published: 28 February 2019

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