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Table 2 Breed group, age, gender, weight, and diets of dogs included in the study

From: Investigating the prevalence of Salmonella in dogs within the Midlands region of the United Kingdom

Breed group Number of dogs Age (years) Gender (no. of dogs) Weight (Kg) Diet
Commercial Home prepared C&H
Range Median F Fn M Mn Range Median Wet Dry Mixed Cooked Raw
Gundog 155 0.5-14 5 48 27 21 59 6-39 25 18 66 60 9 1 1
Hound 68 2-15 4 13 16 13 26 4-32 22 1 44 22 - 1 -
Pastoral 68 1-16 6 23 8 4 33 13-38 16 7 16 36 9 - -
Terrier 39 0.4-12 3 18 0 7 14 3-28.5 15.5 2 13 24 - - -
Toy 9 1-6 3 4 0 4 1 2-7 4 - - 8 1 - -
Utility 64 0.3-13.6 3 16 15 6 27 8-36.3 12 12 29 23    
Working 14 3-8.1 5 5 2 2 5 32-48 32   1 8 3 - 2
Cross Breeds 19 1.6-14 6 7 7 2 3 13-39.1 22 1 2 13 - - 3
Total 436 0.3-16 4.5 134 75 59 168 2-48 19 41 171 194 22 2 6
  1. F female, M male, Fn female neutered, Mn male neutered, C&H commercial and home prepared