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Table 1 List of the 10 most common breeds in the data, their percentage in relation to all purebreds (n = 13,086), and median survival times (MST) in years with 95% confidence intervals

From: Lifespan of companion dogs seen in three independent primary care veterinary clinics in the United States

Breed N % MST (95% CI)
Labrador Retriever 1419 10.9% 14.3 (14.0–14.9)
Golden Retriever 767 5.9% 14.0 (13.6–16.7)
Greyhound 577 4.4% 14.3 (13.9-NA)
Yorkshire Terrier 497 3.8% 18.0 (17.2-NA)
Chihuahua 484 3.7% 16.0 (14.1-NA)
Shih Tzu 442 3.4% 16.5 (16.2-NA)
German Shepherd 376 2.9% 13.4 (13.0-NA)
Beagle 374 2.9% 16.1 (16.0-NA)
Dachshund 317 2.4% 16.3 (16.0-NA)
Boxer 287 2.2% 13.2 (11.8-NA)