The Scientific World Journal / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Body Condition Scores and Evaluation of Feeding Habits of Dogs and Cats at a Low Cost Veterinary Clinic and a General Practice

Table 2

Summary of dog demographic information from 229 dogs enrolled from two veterinary clinics (absolute number or mean ± SD). Only breeds reported more than 5 times were included in the table.

VariableGeneral practiceLow cost clinic value

107122
Age (yrs)0.004
Sex<0.001
 Male52 (47 castrated)58 (34 castrated)
 Female50 (49 spayed)59 (37 spayed)
Breed0.019
 Mixed breed3643
 Am. Pit Bull Terrier213
 Labrador Retriever85
 Chihuahua09
 Shih-tzu35
 Beagle52
 Golden Retriever70
 Pug24
 German Shepherd32
Body weight (kg)0.035
Body condition score0.248
Percent overweight62/107 (58%)65/122 (53%)0.230

The scale is a 1–9 scale; Am.: American.