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Table 2 Breeds

From: Estimating canine cancer incidence: findings from a population-based tumour registry in northwestern Italy

Breed Number of cases Dog-years IR 95% CI
Yorkshire terrier 19 555 3423 2061–5346
Boxer 34 1223 2781 1925–3885
Alaskan malamute 3 113 2667 548–7759
Chow chow 3 113 2667 548–7759
Pinscher 7 443 1582 635–3256
Dalmatian 5 338 1481 480–3452
English cocker spaniel 9 668 1348 616–2558
Italian pointer 3 225 1333 275–3897
Siberian husky 14 1223 1145 626–1921
Rottweiler 10 893 1120 537–2059
English setter 13 1335 974 519–1665
German shepherd dog 71 7785 912 712–1150
  1. Malignant tumour incidence rates in the most common breeds in the study population (cases per 100,000 dog-years at risk). CI denotes confidence interval, IR incidence rate. Breeds with incidence rates below 900 cases per 100,000 dog-years at risk not shown