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Table 1 Sample sizes and incident percentages for dog breeds reported for dog bites in order of frequency for medium and large breedsa

From: Dog bite injuries to humans and the use of breed-specific legislation: a comparison of bites from legislated and non-legislated dog breeds

Breed (Non-legislated) Incidents Breed (Legislated) Incidents
n(%) n(%)
Border Collie 26(18.5) German Shepherd 28(20)
Labrador Retriever 14(10) Rottweiler 6(4.2)
Cocker Spaniel 5(3.5) American Staffordshire Terrier 3(2.1)
Shetland Sheepdog 5(3.5) Akita 2(1.4)
Boxer 4(2.8) Doberman Pinscher 1(0.7)
English Springer Spaniel 4(2.8)  
Golden Retriever 4(2.8)
Irish Red Setter 4(2.8)
Poodle 4(2.8)
Rough Collie 3(2.1)
Scottish terrier 3(2.1)
Beagle 2(1.4)
Welsh Terrier 2(1.4)
Bearded Collie 1(0.7)
Black and Tan Hound 1(0.7)
Bulldog 1(0.7)
Chesapeake Bay Retriever 1(0.7)
Clumber Spaniel 1(0.7)
English Pointer 1(0.7)
Foxhound 1(0.7)
German Shorthaired Pointer 1(0.7)
Greyhound 1(0.7)
Irish Terrier 1(0.7)
Leonberger 1(0.7)
Old Danish Pointer 1(0.7)
Old English Sheepdog 1(0.7)
Pyrenean Mastiff 1(0.7)
Shiba Inu 1(0.7)
Siberian husky 1(0.7)
Tibetan Terrier 1(0.7)
Weimaraner 1(0.7)
Wheaton terrier 1(0.7)
Whippet 1(0.7)
  1. aNote: Breed risks cannot be inferred from this data as total populations are unknown