Disease patterns in 32,486 insured German shepherd dogs in Sweden: 1995-2006.

@article{Vilson2013DiseasePI,
  title={Disease patterns in 32,486 insured German shepherd dogs in Sweden: 1995-2006.},
  author={{\AA}sa Vilson and B. Bonnett and Helene Hansson-Hamlin and {\AA}ke Hedhammar},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={2013},
  volume={173 5},
  pages={116}
}
The aims of this retrospective study were to describe the morbidity and mortality in German shepherd dogs (GSD) in Sweden, based on insurance data, and to test the hypothesis that GSDs are predisposed to immune-related diseases. Morbidity was defined as incidence rates and based on veterinary care events. Mortality was defined as mortality rates and based on life insurance data. The study included 445,336 dogs, 7.3 per cent GSDs, covered by both veterinary care and life insurance between 1995… CONTINUE READING
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