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Table 2 The MWHDs originated from 20 different countries

From: Nationwide genetic testing towards eliminating Lafora disease from Miniature Wirehaired Dachshunds in the United Kingdom

   Number of dogs Genotype frequency (%)
Country Total Clear Carrier Homozygous Clear Carrier Homozygous
Australia 17 16 1 0 94.1 5.9  
Canada 1 1 0 0 100   
Czech Republic 2 1 1 0 50.0 50.0  
Estonia 1 1 0 0 100   
Finland 6 4 2 0 66.7 33.3  
France 3 0 3 0   100  
Germany 3 3 0 0 100   
Hungary 2 1 1 0 50.0 50.0  
Ireland 2 2 0 0 100   
Italy 3 3 0 0 100   
Latvia 2 1 1 0 50.0 50.0  
Norway 1 1 0 0 100   
Poland 2 2 0 0 100   
Russia 20 20 0 0 100   
Serbia 2 2 0 0 100   
Spain 3 3 0 0 100   
Sweden 3 2 1 0 66.7 33.3  
Ukraine 1 1 0 0 100   
United Kingdom 548 316 193 39 57.7 35.2 7.1
United States 60 39 17 4 65 28.3 6.7
Unknown 51 29 14 8 56.9 27.5 15.7
Total 733 448 234 51 61.1 31.9 7.0
  1. Most of the tested dogs were from European countries, but samples were also sent from Australia, Canada and the United States. As the UK Kennel Club has promoted the LD test among the UK MWHD breeders and owners, most of the dogs included in this study originated from the UK