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2000 SURVEY RESULTS

There were 94 Respondents to the 2000 Survey.
PART 1 – GENERAL BACKGROUND

Question 1:

How long have you owned Papillons?

  • Mean – 10.48 years

Question 2: 

How many Papillons have you owned or bred ?

  • One – 8%

  • Two-Four – 25%

  • Five-Nine – 16%

  • 10-19 – 15%

  • 20-50 – 22%

  • Over 50 – 12%

Question 3:

What is your involvement in Papillons?

  • Pet owner – 46%

  • Show breeder – 59%

  • Pet breeder – 6%

  • Exhibition (show) – 74%

  • Exhibition (obedience) – 50%

  • Service dog – 3%

  • Therapy dog – 14%

  • Other – 11%

Question 4: 

Where did you obtain your Papillons?

  • Show breeder – 94%

  • Pet breeder – 6%

  • Pet store – 12%

  • Rescue – 6%

  • Other – 7%

  
 

PART 2 

CONDITIONS / DISEASES / DEFECTS

 

CIRCULATORY SYSTEM :

Problem :

Number of cases :

Age of onset / diagnosis :

Autoimmune hemolytic anemia

4 %

1.00

2.00

Congenital heart problem

14 %

1.54

1.00

Congestive heart failure

13 %

1.58

7.45

Heart murmur

20 %

1.56

4.41

Liver shunt

10 %

1.44

0.50

Low platelets - - -
Von Willebrands or other clotting disorder

2 %

1.00

2.50

Other

5 %

1.00

1.40

 

DIGESTIVE :

Problem :

Number of cases :

Age of onset / diagnosis :

Bloat - - -
Inability to gain weight

8 %

1.17

0.60

Inflammatory bowel disease

2 %

2.00

2.50

Mega esophagus

3 %

1.33

3.33

Obesity /severely overweight

1 %

1.00

3.00

Other

5 %

1.40

3.25

 

ENDOCRINE SYSTEM :

Problem :

Number of cases :

Age of onset / diagnosis :

Addison’s disease

4 %

1.50

3.50

Cushings

2 %

1.00

4.00

Diabetes

-

-

-

Hypoglycemia

12 %

3.00

0.81

Thyroid levels – Hyperthyroid

4 %

1.75

2.00

Thyroid levels – Hypothyroid

8 %

1.50 4.13
Other

2 %

1.00

5.00

  

EAR / EYE PROBLEMS :

Problem :

Number of cases :

Age of onset / diagnosis :

Cataracts ( Juvenile )

8 %

1.25

2.86

Cataracts ( Old-age senile )

23 %

1.81

9.67

Corneal dystrophy

2 %

1.50

3.00

Deafness ( Congenital )

8 %

1.50

3.00

Distichiasis ( lashes growing towards eye )

6 %

1.33

2.00

Entropion /Extropion

2 %

1.00

0.50

Glacoma

1 %

1.00

1.00

Progressive Retinal Atrophy - - -
Vitreous degeneration

2 %

1.00

4.50

Other

13 %

1.08

2.73

   

MUSCULO - SKELETAL :

Problem :

Number of cases :

Age of onset / diagnosis :

Bone fractures

30 %

1.82

1.33

Cruciate ligament tear

8 %

1.38

0.88

Cleft palate

11 %

1.90

0.11

Deformaties

11 %

1.40

0.14

Hernia

19 %

1.76

0.13

Open fontanel / molera

25 %

3.13

0.15

Patellar luxation

47 %

3.25

1.39

1 Knee- 56 %  - 2 Knees- 44 %

     

Surgically corrected – 51 %

     
Other

5 %

1.20

3.20

  

NEUROLOGY /  NERVOUS SYSTEM  :

Problem :

Number of cases :

Age of onset / diagnosis :

Epilepsy

16 %

1.33

2.93

Hydrocephalus

14 %

1.64

1.00

Hyperactivity

3 %

1.00

3.00

Neurological disorder

3 %

1.00

0.33

Slipped disc or invertebral disease

13 %

1.42

4.50

Other

3 %

1.00

3.33

  

ONCOLOGY :

Problem :

Number of cases :

Age of onset / diagnosis :

Lymphoma

2 %

1.00

14.00

Tumor – benign

7 %

1.00

4.71

Tumor - malignant

8 %

1.63

8.57

Other

1 %

-

7.00

 

PERIODONTAL / DENTAL :

Problem :

Number of cases :

Age of onset / diagnosis :

Lance canine teeth

11 %

2.40

0.11

Missing teeth

12 %

2.50

0.67

Overshot or undershot bite

34 %

2.21

0.00

Periodontal disease 31 % 3.74 3.63
Teeth cleaning by veterinarian 64 % 5.83 1.98
Tooth loss/extractions/ adult teeth 55 % 3.05 4.75
Other

6 %

4.00

1.71

   

REPRODUCTIVE :

Problem :

Number of cases :

Age of onset / diagnosis :

Eclampsia

5 %

1.00

2.20

False pregnancy

17 %

1.79

1.64

Infertility

15 %

1.42

3.25

Mastitis

10 %

1.22

0.88

Pyometra

8 %

1.38

3.38

Reproductive problems

5 %

1.60

0.00

Spontaneous abortions

7 %

1.86

10.33

Spontaneous resorptions

15 %

1.85

3.80

Other

8 %

1.38

4.14

       

RESPIRATORY SYSTEM :

Problem :

Number of cases :

Age of onset / diagnosis :

Collapsing trachea

14 %

1.54

2.33

Other

4 %

8.50

0.00

     

SKIN / HAIR :

Problem :

Number of cases :

Age of onset / diagnosis :

Allergies resulting in skin condition

22 %

1.19

3.20

Autoimmune skin disease 4 % 1.75 2.25
Black Skin disease - - -
Demodectic mange 7 % 3.14 0.57
Sebaceous cysts 5 % 1.60 5.33
Seborrhea 1 % 1.00 2.00
Other 6 % 1.83 3.17
    

UROLOGICAL / GENETIAL :

Problem :

Number of cases :

Age of onset / diagnosis :

Bladder stones/ crystals

19 %

1.33

3.56

Ectopic ureter - - -
Kidney failure 10 % 1.33 11.67
Retained testicles 37 % 2.55 0.60
Urinary tract infections 12 % 1.91 2.44
Other 4 % 1.00 2.25
   

OTHER :

Problem :

Number of cases :

Age of onset / diagnosis :

Unexplained sudden death

14 %

1.62

4.23

Anesthesia related death 6 % 1.17 6.00

Health Survey 2000

    

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