Chocolate-coloured Labrador Retrievers have, on common, 10% shorter lives than black or yellow Labradors, based on a examine we co-published in Canine Genetics and Epidemiology. Ear infections and pores and skin ailments are additionally extra frequent in chocolate Labradors than non-chocolate Labradors.
We appeared on the UK veterinary data greater than 33,320 Labrador Retrievers by means of the VetCompass program. We then extracted knowledge on loss of life and illness from a random pattern of two,074 (6.2%) of those canines.
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