Table 4 : Top 10 breeds with the highest percentages of dogs having diabetes
mellitus (DM) out of 102 breeds studied*.


Rank Breed Body size Number of
dogs
Number of
DM dogs
Percentage of
DM dogs, %

1 Toy Poodle Toy 453 37 8.2
2 Miniature Schnauzer Small 766 48 6.3
3 Pomeranian Toy 237 13 5.5
4 Maltese Toy 187 10 5.3
5 Labrador Retriever Large 61 3 4.9
6 Yorkshire Terrier Toy 250 12 4.8
7 Mongrel Unknown 372 17 4.6
8 Welsh Corgi Medium 100 4 4.0
9 Beagle Medium 88 2 2.3
10 Shiba Inu Small 146 3 2.1

*The Table includes only 10 breeds with more than 60 dogs.

Koketsu et al.Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences  2015 3:5DOI : 10.7243/2054-3425-3-5