Investigations of Pet Animal Breeding Trends in Sivas


  • Yusuf Ziya Oğrak Cumhuriyet University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • Abdulkadir Türkmen
  • Cumhur Yılmaz



Pet, Animal breeding, Domestic animal, Sivas, Veterinarian


The aim of the study was to determine the present situation and future trends of pet which a member of our home in central Anatolian city of Sivas. For this purpose, 100 people (73 male, 27 female) used with face to face interviews in the questionnaire aged 18-72 (mean 32.25), monthly income changed 400-5000 Turkish Liras (average 1841) and, 16 questions except for personal information were asked to participants. Participants, 51% graduated the university, 46% married, 82% lived in apartments, and 64% of the occupied own houses or belonging to their family have been identified. According to the findings, any breeders of pet in the house in Sivas rate were 31%. and, the people's income level , gender , age , marital status , educational level , having a child and the seat of the house with a garden and the lack of this on the ratio statistically not significant was observed. Highest percentage pet in species of breeding animals was the bird and, 48.4% of those pet owners did not go to the veterinarian at all and, 24.6% of non-animal‘s previously had a bad incident with animals that have been identified. As a result, in terms of veterinary importance will increase day by day with pet animal breeding priorities for the further dissemination of the determination of the current situation and problems are seen to be important and, larger-scale research to be done will be helpful.

Author Biography

Yusuf Ziya Oğrak, Cumhuriyet University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

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How to Cite

Oğrak, Y. Z., Türkmen, A., & Yılmaz, C. (2014). Investigations of Pet Animal Breeding Trends in Sivas. Turkish Journal of Agriculture - Food Science and Technology, 2(4), 171–174.



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