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Table 1 All-breed annual period prevalence estimates for eight common disorders of UK dogs with evidence for breed-related status

From: Health-related welfare prioritisation of canine disorders using electronic health records in primary care practice in the UK

Disorder assessed All-breed annual period prevalence estimate (%) [95% CI] Breeds with numerical over-representation in disorder case group compared with background VetCompass population
Breed/type N (of 250 study cases) Breed-specific annual period prevalence estimate (%) 95% CI (%) Prevalence ratio (Breed-specific prevalence:All-breed prevalence)
Dental disorder 9.6 [8.5–10.8] Greyhound 9 50.0 (26.8–73.0) 5.2
CKCS 14 24.2 (13.1–35.2) 2.5
Border terrier 6 19.3 (5.4–33.1) 2.0
Bichon 7 18.6 (6.2–31.0) 1.9
Chihuahua 11 16.4 (7.5–25.1) 1.7
Cocker spaniel 14 14.9 (7.7–22.1) 1.6
Springer spaniel 9 14.1 (5.6–22.6) 1.5
Yorkshire terrier 12 13.7 (6.5–20.8) 1.4
JRT 19 12.0 (7.0–17.1) 1.3
WHWT 8 11.7 (4.1–19.3) 1.2
Overweight / obesity 5.7 [5.0–6.4] Beagle 6 17.8 (4.9–30.7) 3.1
CKCS 11 11.3 (5.0–17.6) 2.0
Labrador 34 10.6 (7.2–14.0) 1.9
Pug 5 9.7 (1.6–17.7) 1.7
Golden retriever 5 9.6 (1.6–17.5) 1.7
Border terrier 5 9.5 (1.6–17.5) 1.7
Bichon 6 9.4 (2.3–16.6) 1.7
Cocker spaniel 14 8.9 (4.4–13.3) 1.6
JRT 22 8.3 (5.0–11.6) 1.5
WHWT 9 7.8 (2.9–12.7) 1.4
Springer spaniel 8 7.4 (2.5–12.4) 1.3
Anal sac disorder 4.5 [4.0–5.0] CKCS 23 18.7 (11.8–25.6) 4.1
Bulldog 6 14.6 (3.8–25.4) 3.2
Shih-tzu 20 11.0 (6.4–15.5) 2.4
Bichon 6 7.5 (1.7–13.2) 1.7
Cocker spaniel 13 6.8 (3.2–10.3) 1.5
Lhasa Apso 5 6.0 (0.9–11.1) 1.3
WHWT 8 5.5 (1.8–9.2) 1.2
Springer spaniel 7 5.2 (1.4–8.9) 1.1
Otitis externa 4.0 [3.5–4.5] KCS 5 16.6 (3.3–29.9) 4.2
WHWT 15 8.6 (4.5–12.8) 2.2
Pug 5 8.1 (1.3–14.9) 2.1
Cocker Spaniel 17 6.6 (3.6–9.7) 1.7
Labrador 35 6.0 (4.1–8.0) 1.5
Springer Spaniel 8 6.0 (2.0–10.0) 1.5
GSD 11 5.6 (2.4–8.8) 1.4
CKCS 7 5.0 (1.4–8.5) 1.3
Dermatitis 3.6 [3.1–4.0] Bulldog 6 11.5 (2.9–20.2) 3.2
Border terrier 6 7.2 (1.6–12.7) 2.0
Bichon 7 6.9 (2.0 - 11.8) 1.9
GSD 13 6.7 (3.2–10.3) 1.9
Boxer 6 6.2 (1.4–11.0) 1.7
Pug 5 6.0 (0.9–11.2) 1.6
Labrador 26 5.1 (3.2–7.0) 1.4
WHWT 9 4.9 (1.8–8.0) 1.4
Cocker Spaniel 12 4.7 (2.1–7.4) 1.3
Springer Spaniel 8 4.6 (1.5–7.8) 1.3
Shih-tzu 10 4.3 (1.7–6.9) 1.2
Osteoarthritis 2.3 [2.1–2.6] Golden retriever 10 7.9 (3.2–12.5) 3.4
Labrador 52 6.7 (4.9–8.4) 2.8
Rottweiler 8 6.4 (2.1–10.7) 2.7
GSD 17 5.8 (3.1–8.5) 2.5
Border collie 10 3.5 (1.4–5.7) 1.5
CKCS 8 3.4 (1.1–5.7) 1.4
Conjunctivitis 2.3 [2.0–2.6] CKCS 17 7.1 (3.8–10.3) 3.1
Labrador 28 3.5 (2.3–4.8) 1.5
WHWT 10 3.5 (1.4–5.7) 1.5
Cocker spaniel 11 2.9 (1.2–4.6) 1.3
Lipoma 1.2 [1.1–1.3] Labrador 47 3.1 (2.2–4.0) 2.6
Springer spaniel 14 2.8 (1.3–4.2) 2.3
Golden retriever 6 2.4 (0.5–4.3) 2.0
Border collie 12 2.2 (1.0–3.4) 1.8
  1. Abbreviations: 95% CI 95% confidence interval, WHWT West Highland White Terrier, KCS King Charles Spaniel, CKCS Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, GSD German Shepherd dog, JRT Jack Russell terrier
  2. Within disorders breed-specific annual period prevalence estimates are listed for breeds represented by 5 or more individuals in the study group and where estimated breed-specific prevalence: all-breed prevalence ratios indicated breed over-representation compared with the VetCompass denominator population