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Table 3 Characteristics of the 48 dogs of this study

From: Clinical, serological and echocardiographic examination of healthy field dogs before and after vaccination with a commercial tetravalent leptospirosis vaccine

Parameter Number of dogs Range Median 95% CIa
Age (years) 48 0.4–14 5 4.2–6.3
Body weight (kg) 48 5.5–51.2 21 18.0–25.1
Days to prior leptospirosis vaccination 47 31–1745 379 386.5–640.5
Parameter Number of dogs (%)    
Gender
 Female intact 16 (33)    
 Female castrated 16 (33)    
 Male intact 14 (29)    
 Male castrated 2 (4)    
Pedigree
 Yes 39 (81)    
 No 9 (19)    
Breed
 Barzoi 8 (17)    
 Beagle 4 (8)    
 Labrador Retriever 5 (10)    
 Jack Russel Terrier 2 (4)    
 Rhodesian Ridgeback 2 (4)    
 Shetland Sheepdog 6 (13)    
 Malinois 2 (4)    
 Whippet 2 (4)    
 Other breedsb 8 (17)    
  1. aCI, confidence interval
  2. bOther breeds comprised: Old German Shepherd Dog, Australian Kelpie, Bavarian Mountain Hound, Golden Retriever, German Wirehaired Pointer, Small Munsterlander, Poitevin, Schipperke (each n = 1)