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Table 1 Characteristics of dogs in the two study groups

From: Veterinary-prescribed physical activity promotes walking in healthy dogs and people

  Actical-only (n = 30) Whistle (n = 29)
Age (days) 2587 ± 1303 2528 ± 1430
Weight (kg) (mean ± SD) 22.6 ± 9.7 25.9 ± 12.6
BCS (1–9 scale) 5.5 ± 0.72 5.8 ± 0.75
Sex 9 male, 21 female 12 male, 17 female
Breeds Mixed breed (14), golden retriever (3), border collie (2), boxer (2), Labrador (2), Australian shepherd (1), beagle (1), Carin terrier (1), schipperke (1), shih tzu (1), standard poodle (1), toy poodle (1) Mixed breed (18), Labrador (2), Australian shepherd (1), Catahoula Leopard Dog (1), cocker spaniel (1), German shepherd (1), golden retriever (1), miniature dachshund (1), Siberian husky (1)
Staffordshire terrier (1), Yorkshire terrier (1)