Longevit of British breeds of dog and its relationships with-sex, size, cardiovascular variables and disease

@article{Michell1999LongevitOB,
  title={Longevit of British breeds of dog and its relationships with-sex, size, cardiovascular variables and disease},
  author={A. Michell},
  journal={Veterinary Record},
  year={1999},
  volume={145},
  pages={625 - 629}
}
  • A. Michell
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • Veterinary Record
  • The results of a questionnaire provided data about owners' perceptions of the cause of death of over 3000 British dogs. The mean age at death (all breeds, all causes) was 11 years one month, but in dogs dying of natural causes it was 12 years eight months. Only 8 per cent of dogs lived beyond 15, and 64 per cent of dogs died of disease or were euthanased as a result of disease. Nearly 16 per cent of deaths were attributed to cancer, twice as many as to heart disease. Neutered females lived… CONTINUE READING
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