Funding for this research was provided by:
Kennel Club Charitable Trust
Received: 22 June 2020
Accepted: 24 January 2021
First Online: 17 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethics approval was granted by the Royal Veterinary College Ethics and Welfare Committee (reference number SR2018-1652). All methods were performed in accordance with the relevant guidelines and regulations. Consent for use of the clinical data of the study dogs was obtained from the participating clinics and the animal owners.
: Not applicable.
: The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.