Journal of Canine Development & Research

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Guidelines for Publications of Articles in Journal of Canine Development & Research

The Journal of Canine Development & Research (JCDR) is published every year by the Canine Publishing House, Bikaner. JCDR covers review / research articles, general articles, clinical case reports, thesis abstract and tit bits regarding canines & felines.

Submission of Manuscript: The manuscripts are accepted on the basis of scientific importance and suitability for publication on the understanding that they have not been published, submitted or accepted for publication wholly or partly, in any language else where. The copyright of papers, accepted for publication, will belong to the Canine Publishing House, Bikaner. It is necessary that all authors of the article should be annual subscriber of the JCDR(@Rs.500/-) Further, the processing charges @ Rs. 400/- per article shall be charged,however the minimum charges will be Rs1500/-. The charges of 10 sets of reprint are optional as per number of pages.

The manuscripts should be mailed through registered post to DR. ANIL AHUJA, Editor, JCDR, Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Bikaner (Raj.) 334 001 INDIA or Canine Publishing House, PushapBhawan, B-48, SadulGanj, Bikaner (Raj.) - 334 003 INDIA.

The manuscripts should be type written, on one side of the paper ( A 4 size) with 4 cm margins and double spacing throughout, except in the abstracts, footnotes and references which should be in single spacing. It should be sent in duplicate. Each page of the manuscript should be numbered on the top right hand side corner, including the title page, references, tables, etc. All the pages should contain running title of the paper and surname of author(s) at the top. A copy of the manuscript will be required on a CD in Page Maker 6.5/7.0 or in MS Word Office, Windows. Manuscript may be sent through E-Mail :

The manuscripts should be organised in the following order in general:

  1. Title: Papers should be headed with full title, the initials and surname(s) of the author(s) and address of the institution where the work was carried out. A shortened version of the title should also be supplied for running headlines. the serial titles are not acceptable, so each paper should have an individual title.
  2. Abstract: This shoud not exceed 250 words and should outline briefly the purpose of the study, important findings and conclusions.
  3. Key words: Provide three to six key words.
  4. Introduction: This part should state briefly the nature and purpose of the work together with the important findings of previous workers.
  5. Materials and Methods: The author(s) should describe materials, methods, apparatus, experimental procedure and statistical methods in detail to allow other workers to reproduce the results. Sub-heading may be used in this part.
  6. Results: The clinical/experimental data should be presented clearly and concisely.
  7. Discussion: This should focus the interpretation of clinical/experimental findings. References in this part should be cited as follows ....... as observed by Kalraet al. (1994) or in parentheses ........were found (Kohliet al., 1994, Pathak and Arora, 1995).
  8. Acknowledgement(s): This should be short. Grants and technical help provided should be acknowledged.
  9. References: All publications cited in the text should be presented in the form of a list of references arranged alphabetically according to authors’ surnames. Don’t give serial numbers. Use the usual system for arranging the reference. The volume number and page number of the journals and those of the text citations should be essentially mentioned.
  10. Tables: These should be as few as possible and typed on separate sheets and numbered inRoman numerals. Each table should have a brief and self-explanatory title. Duplication of data in the table and text should be avoided. The processing charge of each table shall be Rs. 100/-
  11. Figures: Only good quality, unfolded and unmounted glossy prints of half-tone illustrations and clear line drawings in India ink are acceptable. The number of figure, the author’s name, top and bottom of the figure should be indicated lightly on the back side specially in the case of photographs by soft pencil. Figures should be numbered sequentially by Arabic numbers. Each illustration should have a caption. The captions to all figures should be typed on a separate sheet of manuscript. All the figures should be referred to in the text and their approximate place be indicated on the margin. A statement of the magnification of illustrations should be given wherever applicable. The author(s) are required to bear the cost of reproducton of the illustrations. Coloured illustrations are also accepted. The processing charge of each black & white and coloured photograph shall be Rs. 100/- and 500/, respectively.
  12. Footnotes: These should be used only when absolutely essential. When used, they should be numbered in text, indicated by superscript numbers and kept as short as possible.
  13. Clinical Articles Clinical case reports of interesting and rare nature are published under this heading. The article sent for publication under this head, should not contain more than three typed pages including references and illustrations and should be marked ‘Clinical Article’ at the right upper corner of the first page of manuscript. An abstract of the case is not necessary. The manuscript should contain history and important clinical observations of the case, tentative diagnosis and its confirmation, line of treatment used and fate of the case. At least, it should have a biref discussion on the line of treatment and conclusion. All these can be given in separate paragraphs sequentially and sub-heading are not required.

JCDR Journal List
Executive Editors
Advisory Cum Editorial Board

•  Prof D K Bihani
     Deptt. of Cli. Vety. Medicine

•  Prof G N Purohit
     Deptt. of ARGO

•  P.K. Arora (Faridabad)
•  A.K. Gahlot (Bikaner)
•  S.L. Gupta (Hisar)
•  Anil Kataria (Bikaner)
•  R.N. Kachwaha (Bikaner)
•  P.K. Kapoor (Hisar)
•  K.M.L. Pathak (Delhi)
•  S.K. Purohit (Jodhpur)
•  S.N. Sharma (Bikaner)
•  R.K. Tanwar (Bikaner)
•  J.P. Varshney (Surat)
•  S.B.S. Yadav (Bikaner)

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