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Table 1.

Description of the subjects

SubjectBreed*Mass (kg)Standing % fore supportMean 2 m velocity (m s–1)
Labrador retriever 33.1 62.3% 3.7±0.12 
Labrador retriever 25.2 NA 3.4±0.17 
Pit bull/Labrador retriever 23.3 66.5% 3.7±0.08 
Hound/mixed breed 34.2 NA 3.5±0.10 
Hound/mxed breed 28.5 61.4% 3.6±0.14 
Labrador retriever 34.7 65.4% 3.7±0.10 
Shih tzu 7.0 60.9% 3.6±0.11 
Average  26.6±9.7 63.3±2.5% 3.6±0.12 
SubjectBreed*Mass (kg)Standing % fore supportMean 2 m velocity (m s–1)
Labrador retriever 33.1 62.3% 3.7±0.12 
Labrador retriever 25.2 NA 3.4±0.17 
Pit bull/Labrador retriever 23.3 66.5% 3.7±0.08 
Hound/mixed breed 34.2 NA 3.5±0.10 
Hound/mxed breed 28.5 61.4% 3.6±0.14 
Labrador retriever 34.7 65.4% 3.7±0.10 
Shih tzu 7.0 60.9% 3.6±0.11 
Average  26.6±9.7 63.3±2.5% 3.6±0.12 
*

Many of dogs were adopted from a local pound and so all breeds are approximations based on the subjects' appearance

Standing % fore support refers to the percentage of the dog's body weight that was supported by the forelimbs when the dog stood at rest. It indicates the fore–aft position of each dog's center of mass. It was not measured for dogs B and D

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