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Table 3 Summary illustration of statistically different probabilities of inherited disorders between different purebred dog categories and the mixed-breed dog population

From: Ten inherited disorders in purebred dogs by functional breed groupings

Breed category Aortic stenosis Atopy/Allergic dermatitis Gastric dilatation volvulus Early onset cataracts Dilated cardio-myopathy Elbow dysplasia Epilepsy Hypo-thyroidism IVDD Porto-systemic shunt
AKC           
Herding
Hound
Non-sporting
Sporting
Terrier
Toy
Working
Haplotype Share           
Ancient & Spitz
Herding
Mastiff-like
Retriever
Scent hound
Sight hound
Small terrier
Spaniel
Toy
Working 1
Working 2
  1. Upward arrows indicate a significant increased risk of presentation whereas downward arrows indicate a reduced risk of the condition relative to mixed-breed dogs. Double headed sideways arrows indicate no statistical difference in disorder presentation