Dog Breeds Suffering From Hip Dysplasia

Dog Hip Dysplasia - Ranking The Dog Breeds
 
Rankings of Dog Breeds Suffering From Hip Dysplasia
 
Watching a dog suffer from hip dysplasia is tough. Most people assume the German shepherd is the breed that suffers most from this health problem, but this isn't exactly true. If you are considering adding a new pup to your family or are concerned your dog may be suffering from hip problems, here's a breakdown of the top 100 breeds suffering from this problem the most. The rank is based on evaluations performed from 1974 through 2009.
 
The following list starts with the dog breeds with the highest incident of hip dysplasia followed by the number of evaluations conducted and the percent of those evaluations where dysplasia was found. The breeds that suffer from the problem more than 20 percent of the time in the cited evalutaions are highlighted. 
 
Breeds
 
  1. BULLDOG - 467 evaluations: 73.2 percent of dogs
  2. PUG - 390 evaluations: 63.8 percent of dogs
  3. DOGUE DE BORDEAUX - 341 evaluations: 56.0 percent of dogs
  4. OTTERHOUND - 349 evaluations: 52.1 percent of dogs
  5. NEAPOLITAN MASTIFF - 149 evaluations: 48.3 percent of dogs
  6. ST. BERNARD - 2036 evaluations: 46.7 percent of dogs
  7. CLUMBER SPANIEL - 777 evaluations: 45.7 percent of dogs
  8. BLACK RUSSIAN TERRIER - 323 evaluations: 43.0 percent of dogs
  9. SUSSEX SPANIEL - 241 evaluations: 41.5 percent of dogs
  10. CANE CORSO - 589 evaluations: 40.6 percent of dogs
  11. ARGENTINE DOGO - 178 evaluations: 39.3 percent of dogs
  12. BASSET HOUND - 195 evaluations: 37.4 percent of dogs
  13. BOYKIN SPANIEL - 2531 evaluations: 34.8 percent of dogs
  14. NORFOLK TERRIER - 234 evaluations: 34.2 percent of dogs
  15. PERRO DE PRESA CANARIO - 160 evaluations: 33.8 percent of dogs
  16. AMERICAN BULLDOG - 1598 evaluations: 33.1 percent of dogs
  17. FRENCH BULLDOG - 691 evaluations: 32.6 percent of dogs
  18. GLEN OF IMAAL TERRIER - 120 evaluations: 30.0 percent of dogs
  19. FILA BRASILEIRO - 588 evaluations: 29.6 percent of dogs
  20. BLOODHOUND - 2649 evaluations: 26.1 percent of dogs
  21. AMERICAN STAFFORDSHIRE TERRIER - 2708 evaluations: 25.7 percent of dogs
  22. NEWFOUNDLAND - 13955 evaluations: 25.3 percent of dogs
  23. BULLMASTIFF - 5065 evaluations: 24.5 percent of dogs
  24. MAINE COON CAT - 1024 evaluations: 24.1 percent of dogs
  25. ENGLISH SHEPHERD - 268 evaluations: 23.9 percent of dogs
  26. AMERICAN PIT BULL TERRIER - 663 evaluations: 23.5 percent of dogs
  27. LOUISIANA CATAHOULA LEOPARD - 469 evaluations: 23.0 percent of dogs
  28. CHESAPEAKE BAY RETRIEVER - 11786 evaluations: 20.8 percent of dogs
  29. SHILOH SHEPHERD - 570 evaluations: 20.4 percent of dogs
  30. ROTTWEILER - 90125 evaluations: 20.3 percent of dogs
  31. HYBRID - 872 evaluations: 20.1 percent of dogs
  32. GOLDEN RETRIEVER - 124251 evaluations: 19.9 percent of dogs
  33. CHOW CHOW - 5070 evaluations: 19.6 percent of dogs
  34. GORDON SETTER - 5732 evaluations: 19.5 percent of dogs
  35. NORWEGIAN ELKHOUND - 3625 evaluations: 19.5 percent of dogs
  36. MASTIFF - 9893 evaluations: 19.4 percent of dogs
  37. SHIH TZU - 604 evaluations: 19.4 percent of dogs
  38. GREATER SWISS MOUNTAIN DOG - 2229 evaluations: 19.1 percent of dogs
  39. CARDIGAN WELSH CORGI - 1538 evaluations: 19.1 percent of dogs
  40. GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG - 97930 evaluations: 19.1 percent of dogs
  41. FIELD SPANIEL - 854 evaluations: 18.7 percent of dogs
  42. OLD ENGLISH SHEEPDOG - 10271 evaluations: 18.7 percent of dogs
  43. KUVASZ - 1659 evaluations: 18.4 percent of dogs
  44. PEMBROKE WELSH CORGI - 9890 evaluations: 18.3 percent of dogs
  45. GIANT SCHNAUZER - 4124 evaluations: 18.1 percent of dogs
  46. CHINOOK - 500 evaluations: 18.0 percent of dogs
  47. BEAGLE - 748 evaluations: 17.8 percent of dogs
  48. STAFFORDSHIRE BULL TERRIER - 493 evaluations: 17.6 percent of dogs
  49. ENTLEBUCHER - 262 evaluations: 17.2 percent of dogs
  50. ENGLISH SETTER - 9549 evaluations: 16.5 percent of dogs
  51. POLISH LOWLAND SHEEPDOG - 423 evaluations: 16.1 percent of dogs
  52. BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG - 14801 evaluations: 16.0 percent of dogs
  53. AFFENPINSCHER - 242 evaluations: 15.7 percent of dogs
  54. SPINONE ITALIANO - 978 evaluations: 15.5 percent of dogs
  55. AUSTRALIAN CATTLE DOG - 3032 evaluations: 15.3 percent of dogs
  56. CURLY-COATED RETRIEVER - 1058 evaluations: 15.3 percent of dogs
  57. BOUVIER DES FLANDRES - 7612 evaluations: 15.1 percent of dogs
  58. BRITTANY - 16819 evaluations: 14.9 percent of dogs
  59. BLACK AND TAN COONHOUND - 649 evaluations: 14.9 percent of dogs
  60. BEAUCERON - 307 evaluations: 14.7 percent of dogs
  61. BRIARD - 2178 evaluations: 14.5 percent of dogs
  62. HARRIER - 290 evaluations: 14.5 percent of dogs
  63. ICELANDIC SHEEPDOG - 146 evaluations: 14.4 percent of dogs
  64. LEONBERGER - 1379 evaluations: 14.1 percent of dogs
  65. TIBETAN MASTIFF - 782 evaluations: 13.9 percent of dogs
  66. NORWICH TERRIER - 499 evaluations: 13.6 percent of dogs
  67. BOSTON TERRIER - 156 evaluations: 13.5 percent of dogs
  68. CHINESE SHAR-PEI - 9254 evaluations: 13.4 percent of dogs
  69. ENGLISH SPRINGER SPANIEL - 13407 evaluations: 13.3 percent of dogs
  70. PUDELPOINTER - 355 evaluations: 13.2 percent of dogs
  71. FINNISH LAPPHUND - 107 evaluations: 13.1 percent of dogs
  72. PORTUGUESE WATER DOG - 6699 evaluations: 13.0 percent of dogs
  73. AKITA - 15539 evaluations: 13.0 percent of dogs
  74. POODLE - 20239 evaluations: 12.3 percent of dogs
  75. SMOOTH FOX TERRIER - 279 evaluations: 12.2 percent of dogs
  76. KOMONDOR - 929 evaluations: 12.2 percent of dogs
  77. WELSH SPRINGER SPANIEL - 1719 evaluations: 12.2 percent of dogs
  78. CAVALIER KING CHARLES SPANIEL - 5131 evaluations: 12.1 percent of dogs
  79. IRISH SETTER - 10671 evaluations: 12.1 percent of dogs
  80. IRISH WATER SPANIEL - 1186 evaluations: 12.0 percent of dogs
  81. GREAT DANE - 11287 evaluations: 12.0 percent of dogs
  82. LABRADOR RETRIEVER - 208931 evaluations: 12.0 percent of dogs
  83. ALASKAN MALAMUTE - 13211 evaluations: 11.5 percent of dogs
  84. AIREDALE TERRIER - 5465 evaluations: 11.4 percent of dogs
  85. PETIT BASSET GRIFFONS VENDEEN - 617 evaluations: 11.3 percent of dogs
  86. SAMOYED - 14935 evaluations: 11.1 percent of dogs
  87. BOXER - 4878 evaluations: 11.1 percent of dogs
  88. SMALL MUNSTERLANDER - 118 evaluations: 11.0 percent of dogs
  89. BORDER COLLIE - 9226 evaluations: 10.9 percent of dogs
  90. SWEDISH VALLHUND - 151 evaluations: 10.6 percent of dogs
  91. WEST HIGHLAND WHITE TERRIER - 171 evaluations: 10.5 percent of dogs
  92. NORWEGIAN BUHUND - 146 evaluations: 10.3 percent of dogs
  93. ANATOLIAN SHEPHERD - 1567 evaluations: 10.2 percent of dogs
  94. PULI - 1679 evaluations: 10.1 percent of dogs
  95. HAVANESE - 2168 evaluations: 9.9 percent of dogs
  96. AKBASH DOG - 514 evaluations: 9.3 percent of dogs
  97. GREAT PYRENEES - 5548 evaluations: 9.2 percent of dogs
  98. GERMAN WIREHAIRED POINTER - 3729 evaluations: 9.1 percent of dogs
  99. AMERICAN ESKIMO DOG - 922 evaluations: 9.1 percent of dogs
  100. COTON DE TULEAR - 547 evaluations: 9.0 percent of dogs
  101. STANDARD SCHNAUZER - 3821 evaluations: 8.7 percent of dogs
  102. MINIATURE AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD - 744 evaluations: 8.6 percent of dogs
  103. WEIMARANER - 11260 evaluations: 8.6 percent of dogs
  104. FRENCH SPANIEL - 147 evaluations: 8.2 percent of dogs
  105. POINTER - 1356 evaluations: 8.1 percent of dogs
  106. TIBETAN SPANIEL - 299 evaluations: 8.0 percent of dogs
  107. WIREHAIRED POINTING GRIFFON - 1726 evaluations: 7.8 percent of dogs
  108. AUSTRALIAN KELPIE - 103 evaluations: 7.8 percent of dogs
  109. AMERICAN WATER SPANIEL - 697 evaluations: 7.7 percent of dogs
  110. VIZSLA - 12084 evaluations: 7.2 percent of dogs
  111. HAVANA SILK DOG - 100 evaluations: 7.0 percent of dogs
  112. BICHON FRISE - 3123 evaluations: 6.7 percent of dogs
  113. BULL TERRIER - 105 evaluations: 6.7 percent of dogs
  114. NOVA SCOTIA DUCKTOLLING RET. - 1423 evaluations: 6.5 percent of dogs
  115. COCKER SPANIEL - 11888 evaluations: 6.5 percent of dogs
  116. LHASA APSO - 808 evaluations: 6.4 percent of dogs
  117. KEESHOND - 4289 evaluations: 6.3 percent of dogs
  118. DOBERMAN PINSCHER - 14108 evaluations: 6.2 percent of dogs
  119. DUTCH SHEPHERD - 145 evaluations: 6.2 percent of dogs
  120. BEARDED COLLIE - 4130 evaluations: 6.1 percent of dogs
  121. FINNISH SPITZ - 310 evaluations: 6.1 percent of dogs
  122. KERRY BLUE TERRIER - 1424 evaluations: 5.9 percent of dogs
  123. TIBETAN TERRIER - 3609 evaluations: 5.8 percent of dogs
  124. AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD - 28102 evaluations: 5.8 percent of dogs
  125. AFGHAN HOUND - 6332 evaluations: 5.8 percent of dogs
  126. SCHIPPERKE - 388 evaluations: 5.7 percent of dogs
  127. SHIBA INU - 2603 evaluations: 5.7 percent of dogs
  128. HOVAWART - 108 evaluations: 5.6 percent of dogs
  129. ENGLISH COCKER SPANIEL - 6311 evaluations: 5.6 percent of dogs
  130. BELGIAN MALINOIS - 2218 evaluations: 5.5 percent of dogs
  131. IRISH WOLFHOUND - 1571 evaluations: 5.3 percent of dogs
  132. NORTH AMERICAN SHEPHERD - 335 evaluations: 5.1 percent of dogs
  133. RHODESIAN RIDGEBACK - 10002 evaluations: 5.1 percent of dogs
  134. SHETLAND SHEEPDOG - 17662 evaluations: 4.7 percent of dogs
  135. SOFT COATED WHEATEN TERRIER - 5568 evaluations: 4.7 percent of dogs
  136. DALMATIAN - 3060 evaluations: 9.7 percent of dogs
  137. IRISH RED & WHITE SETTER - 156 evaluations: 4.5 percent of dogs
  138. GERMAN SHORTHAIRED POINTER - 14045 evaluations: 4.4 percent of dogs
  139. FLAT-COATED RETRIEVER - 4846 evaluations: 4.3 percent of dogs
  140. BELGIAN TERVUREN - 5284 evaluations: 3.6 percent of dogs
  141. BORDER TERRIER - 2176 evaluations: 3.6 percent of dogs
  142. BASENJI - 2252 evaluations: 3.2 percent of dogs
  143. PARSON RUSSELL TERRIER - 100 evaluations: 3.0 percent of dogs
  144. BELGIAN SHEEPDOG - 3689 evaluations: 2.9 percent of dogs
  145. COLLIE - 2657 evaluations: 2.8 percent of dogs
  146. IBIZAN HOUND - 284 evaluations: 2.8 percent of dogs
  147. PHARAOH HOUND - 403 evaluations: 2.5 percent of dogs
  148. AUSTRALIAN TERRIER - 164 evaluations: 2.4 percent of dogs
  149. CANAAN - 402 evaluations: 2.2 percent of dogs
  150. RAT TERRIER - 334 evaluations: 2.1 percent of dogs
  151. GREYHOUND - 336 evaluations: 2.1 percent of dogs
  152. SIBERIAN HUSKY - 16271 evaluations: 2.0 percent of dogs
  153. BORZOI - 833 evaluations: 1.8 percent of dogs
  154. SALUKI - 255 evaluations: 1.6 percent of dogs
  155. WHIPPET - 136 evaluations: 1.5 percent of dogs
  156. GERMAN PINSCHER - 273 evaluations: 0.7 percent of dogs
  157. ITALIAN GREYHOUND - 169 evaluations: 0.0 percent of dogs

It also has to be said that dogs are individual creatures. Not every pug is going to suffer hip dysplasia and not every Siberian husky is going to avoid it. Make sure to get your dog check out regularly by a vet to keep them in the best health possible. 

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