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Table 1 Breed, age, gender and hair coat color of dogs included in the study

From: Increased prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi infections in Bernese Mountain Dogs: a possible breed predisposition

Breed number of dogs Age1 [years] Gender [number of dogs] hair coat color
   Range Median f fs m mn  
Bernese Mountain Dogs 160 1–11 4 94 21 35 10 dark
Landseer 28 1–12 5 16 2 8 2 fair
Newfoundland 12 3–8 6 9 1 2 0 dark
Flat-coated Retriever 8 1–7 1 4 0 3 1 dark
Golden Retriever 3 1–5 4 3 0 0 0 fair
Saint Bernard 2 2/5 3.5 1 1 0 0 fair
Belgian Sheppard 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 fair
Mastin de los Pirineos 1 11 11 0 0 1 0 fair
Tibetan Mastiff 1 5 5 0 0 1 0 fair
Mixed breed dogs 6 2–8 6.5 0 1 1 4 5 fair, 1 dark
Control dogs total 62 1–12 5 34 5 16 7 41 fair, 21 dark
  1. f = female, fs = female spayed, m = male, mk = male neutered
  2. 1Significant difference between Bernese Mountain Dogs and control dogs (p = 0.01).