Syringomyelia Awareness: What Breeds Can be Effected by SM / CM

What breeds can be effected by Syringomyelia and Chiari (Like) Malformation ?

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

Dogs that are Miniaturized from their breed standard to create t-cup, toy, and pocket sized dogs including:
Yorkshire Terriers
Maltese
Chihuahua
Pomeranian

Dogs that are Brachycephalic (pushed in noses)
Pug
Griffon Bruxellosis (Brussels Griffon)
Affenpinscher
French Bulldog
English Bulldog

Other Breeds:
Havanese
Norfolk Terriers
Boston Terriers
Bichon Frise
Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Cross Breeds:
Cavalier x Pomeranian
Any Yorkshire Terrier Cross
Cavalier x Shih Tzu
Cavalier x King Charles

There have been several reported cases in cats

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