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Analysis of 279 respondents

Food Eaten: Diet
Kibble/Dry Baked 32   11.47%
Kibble/Dry Regular (extruded) 21   7.53%
Kibble/Dry Premium Grade 193   69.18%
Kibble/Dry Human Grade 40   14.34%
Canned Regular 21   7.53%
Canned Premium Grade 67   24.01%
Canned Human Grade 21   7.53%
Raw 81   29.03%
Homemade / homecooked / Special 75   26.88%
Artificial Preservatives 6   2.15%
Artificial Colors 3   1.08%
Artificial Additives 4   1.43%


Food Eaten: Supplements
Overall combo (multi-vitamins) 76   27.24%
Antioxidants 47   16.85%
Skin / Coat 87   31.18%
Joint / Skeletal 100   35.84%
Digestive 53   19.00%
Muscle Enhancer / Conditioner 18   6.45%


Vaccination Not known Never yearly Every 2 yrs Every 3+ yrs Puppy Series/1yr booster
Parvo
Distemper
Rabies
Corona
Adenovirus
Bordatella
Lymes Disease
Leptospirosis
23  8.24%
20  7.17%
33  11.83%
81  29.03%
97  34.77%
66  23.66%
109  39.07%
71  25.45%
0  0.00%
0  0.00%
4  1.43%
41  14.70%
16  5.73%
62  22.22%
120  43.01%
50  17.92%
109  39.07%
113  40.50%
62  22.22%
74  26.52%
76  27.24%
83  29.75%
30  10.75%
76  27.24%
9  3.23%
12  4.30%
20  7.17%
6  2.15%
4  1.43%
12  4.30%
3  1.08%
3  1.08%
35  12.54%
39  13.98%
123  44.09%
13  4.66%
18  6.45%
13  4.66%
5  1.79%
17  6.09%
103  36.92%
95  34.05%
37  13.26%
64  22.94%
68  24.37%
43  15.41%
12  4.30%
62  22.22%
Vaccination Types: 91 said 'Not known / not sure', representing 32.62%
14 said 'Individual (2 weeks apart)', representing 5.02%
13 said 'Individual (4 weeks apart)', representing 4.66%
7 said 'Individual (4+ weeks apart)', representing 2.51%
107 said 'Five-in-one combo', representing 38.35%
47 said 'Seven-in-one combo', representing 16.85%
Titers 34 (12.19%) used titers


Health Problems during dog's life
Allergies 46   16.49%
Autoimmune disorders 16   5.73%
Bloat/Torsion 22   7.89%
Blood disorders 1   0.36%
Cancer 19   6.81%
Cardiovascular disease 2   0.72%
Cauda Equina Syndrome 2   0.72%
Circulatory disorders 0   0.00%
Diabetes 0   0.00%
DM (aka CDRM) 37   13.26%
Elbow Dysplasia 12   4.30%
Epilepsy/Seizure disorders 6   2.15%
Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI) 13   4.66%
Eye/Ear/Nose/Throat disease 10   3.58%
Gastrointestinal problems 35   12.54%
Heart diseases 4   1.43%
Hip Dysplasia 26   9.32%
Infectious/Parasitic/Fungal 10   3.58%
Kidney disease 2   0.72%
Liver disorders 1   0.36%
Lupus 0   0.00%
Lymphatic disorders 0   0.00%
Mega-Esophagus 3   1.08%
Musculoskeletal disorders 14   5.02%
Neurological disorders 9   3.23%
Pancreatic disorders 9   3.23%
Pano 29   10.39%
Pannus 6   2.15%
Perianal Fistulas 7   2.51%
Respiratory diseases 1   0.36%
Skin conditions 23   8.24%
Spondylosis 9   3.23%
Stroke 1   0.36%
Temperament problems 9   3.23%
Thyroid problems 7   2.51%
Urogenital disorders 1   0.36%
Vaccination related 2   0.72%
Other (please describe) 42   15.05%


Causes of Death
Accident 1   0.36%
Allergies 0   0.00%
Autoimmune disorders 1   0.36%
Bloat/Torsion 18   6.45%
Blood disorders 1   0.36%
Cancer 18   6.45%
Cardiac Arrest 3   1.08%
Cardiovascular disease 0   0.00%
Cauda Equina Syndrome 0   0.00%
Circulatory disorders 0   0.00%
Diabetes 0   0.00%
DM (aka CDRM) 22   7.89%
Elbow Dysplasia 0   0.00%
Epilepsy/Seizure disorders 1   0.36%
Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI) 1   0.36%
Eye/Ear/Nose/Throat disease 1   0.36%
Gastrointestinal problems 2   0.72%
Heart diseases 1   0.36%
Hip Dysplasia 3   1.08%
Infectious/Parasitic/Fungal 2   0.72%
Injury 0   0.00%
Kidney disease 1   0.36%
Liver disorders 1   0.36%
Lupus 0   0.00%
Lymphatic disorders 1   0.36%
Mega-Esophagus 2   0.72%
Musculoskeletal disorders 5   1.79%
Natural Causes 2   0.72%
Neurological disorders 5   1.79%
Pancreatic disorders 1   0.36%
Pannus 1   0.36%
Perianal Fistulas 2   0.72%
Respiratory diseases 0   0.00%
Skin Conditions 2   0.72%
Spondylosis 3   1.08%
Stroke 0   0.00%
Temperament problems 1   0.36%
Thyroid problems 0   0.00%
Urogenital disorders 0   0.00%
Vaccination Related 1   0.36%
Other (please describe) 11   3.94%
87 (31.18%) died as a result of the health problems given
81 (29.03%) were euthanised
180 (64.52%) are still alive
151 (54.12%) were males

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A huge thank you and tons of hugs to Angus Cook for volunteering his time and efforts to get the GSDBBR working. This could not have been accomplished without his help. We are most grateful for your help, Angus! :)

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Initial Idea for Project: 1998; Questionnaire Date: January 17, 2005 (last modified August 13, 2012)
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