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Table 2 Causes of mortality in French Bulldogs with a recorded cause of death under primary-care veterinary at UK practices participating in the VetCompass™ Programme from January 1st, 2013 to December 31st, 2013 (n = 84)

From: Demography and disorders of the French Bulldog population under primary veterinary care in the UK in 2013

Grouped-level disorder Count Percent Median age (years) at death
Brain disorder 10 11.9 2.1
Spinal cord disorder 8 9.5 4.0
Lower respiratory tract disorder 6 7.1 0.9
Mass lesion 6 7.1 7.0
Upper respiratory tract (URT) disorder 6 7.1 2.5
Undesirable behaviour disorder 5 6.0 2.1
Traumatic injury 5 6.0 2.6
Vertebral spinal disorder 5 6.0 5.3
Complication associated with clinical care procedure 4 4.8 2.4
Enteropathy 4 4.8 0.8
Other 25 29.8  
Total 84 100.0 3.6
  1. The median age of the overall French Bulldog population was 1.3 years