Bloodhound Health

Edwin Brough 1888 Author of the Bloodhound breed standard.

Statistics  on the Bloodhound Breed from the OFA website - Less than 50% tested "normal" (clear) for DM; over 1/4 of hips abnormal; and almost 1/5 of thyroids equivocal.

Can be found by going to OFA website (www.offa.org), Education, Disease Statistics, Search for Statistics, Search by Breed--Bloodhound.

Evaluations through December 2021

Registry Rank Evaluations Percent
Abnormal
Percent
Normal
Percent
Carrier
Percent
Equivocal
ADVANCED CARDIAC 13 134 3.0% 93.3% .0 3.7%
BASIC CARDIAC n/a 31 0.0 100.0 0.0 .0
CONGENITAL CARDIAC 32 894 0.7 98.2 0.0 1.1
DEGENERATIVE MYELOPATHY 29 619 5.3 54.9 39.7 .0
DENTITION DATABASE N/A 6 .0 100.0 .0 .0
ELBOW 33 1663 14.8 84.8 .0 .4
EYES 8 80 6.3 92.5 .0 .0
HIPS 25 3454 26.2 71.7 .0 2.1
PATELLA 59 174 2.9 97.1 .0 .0
SHOULDER N/A 9 .0 100.0 .0 .0
THYROID 37 209 5.3 77.5 .0 17.2