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Table 1 Signalment of dogs

From: Novel lipoprotein density profiling in healthy dogs of various breeds, healthy miniature schnauzers, and miniature schnauzers with hyperlipidemia

Parameter Reference population, Group 1 Miniature Schnauzers
   Group 2A Group 2B
Pure Breed, n (number of breeds) 23 (19) 31 (1) 31 (1)
Mixed Breed, n 12 0 0
Males, n (castrated) 19 (16) 16 (5) 12 (12)
Females, n (spayed) 16 (15) 15 (9) 19 (16)
BCS*, Median (range) 5 (3.5 - 6.0) 5 (3.9 – 7.0) 5 (4.9 – 7.9)
Age**, Median (range) 4.4 (1.3 - 11.9) 9.3 (7 – 12) 9.5 (4.9 – 9.0)
  1. *BCS = Body Condition Score; Values can range from 1 to 9; 5 is considered ideal and 9 is considered obese.
  2. ** Age is reported in years.