TABLE 4:

Distribution of general health disorders by age in 550 pugs. Number of positive answers in relation to the total number of answers for the specific question by age group

VariableOne yearFive yearsEight yearsP value
Seizures2/163 (1.2%)23/213 (10.8%)22/152 (14.5%)<0.001
Syncope3/164 (1.8%)28/210 (13.3%)29/153 (19.0%)<0.001
Dyspnoea15/162 (9.3%)75/211 (35.5%)60/156 (38.5%)<0.001
Surgery for dyspnoea3/164 (1.8%)12/214 (5.6%)11/152 (7.3%)0.054
Pigmentary keratopathy18/154 (11.7%)69/196 (35.2%)56/137 (40.9%)<0.001
Corneal ulcers22/152 (14.5%)79/196 (40.3%)60/140 (42.9%)<0.001
Abnormal scratching around neck/ears/head5/163 (3.1%)27/210 (12.9%)18/147 (12.2%)0.002
Chronic skin problems3/157 (1.9%)20/208 (9.6%)12/144 (8.3%)0.008
Demodicosis12/158 (7.6%)17/199 (8.5%)12/139 (8.6%)0.95
Pug dog encephalitis1/158 (0.6%)2/201 (1.0%)0/141 (0%)0.34
Fly snapping1/161 (0.6%)5/211 (2.4%)7/148 (4.7%)0.058
Licking in the air17/165 (10.3%)51/214 (23.8%)32/154 (20.8%)0.0021