A Rule-based Mobile Application for Diagnosing Pet Disease: Design and Implementation

Ling Li Ng - Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia
Hanayanti Hafit - Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia
Ruhaya Ab. Aziz - Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia
Nur Liesa Mohammad Azemi - Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia
Siti Hawa Anurddin - Lee Veterinary Clinic, Selangor, Malaysia

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.30630/joiv.7.2.1325


Animals kept in homes for personal enjoyment rather than for work or sustenance are typically referred to as "pets." A pet's daily schedule can include exercising its muscles and going outside to relieve stress. Pets may occasionally be drink from community water dishes that could be contaminated with other animals' bacteria, viruses, or parasites. The pets may unknowingly get infections due to this opening up their bodies to bacteria or viruses. Pet's behavior and condition need to be periodically checked. An animal's behavior is directly impacted by its health and vice versa. A pet disease diagnosis application is crucial for pet owners to receive consistent and suitable pet health care. It will help pet owners identify potential illnesses before their animals develop chronic ones. Thus, the construction of a mobile application for diagnosing pet diseases is presented in this paper. This application offers pet owners information on their animals' health and safety. Pet owners can contact veterinarians for rare cases or crises in this application's chat room. The rule-based inference is used to determine the possible diseases based on the pet's symptoms. System prototyping methodology is applied to develop this Android mobile application using Visual Studio Code and Firebase database. User acceptance testing is performed on the users to test how much further their satisfaction with the proposed pet disease diagnosis application is before the application is shifted to the production process.  


Rule-based, Veterinary, Pet disease diagnosis

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