GENERAL DOG INFORMATION

COMPARATIVE AGES OF DOGS AND HUMANS

Contrary to common belief, one year of a dogs' life is not equal to seven years to a human's life. Rather, it is felt the following is more accurate:

DOG YEARS

HUMAN YEARS

3 months

5 years

6 months

10 years

*1 year

15 years

2 years

24 years

4 years

32 years

8 years

48 years

10 years

56 years

15 years

76 years

20 years

98 years

After 2 years, 1 year = 4 human years.
*average onset puberty

When is an animal geriatric?

Small size - 0 to 20 lbs - 11.5 years
Medium size - 21 to 50 lbs - 10 years
Large size - 51 to 90 lbs - 8.9 years
Giant size - over 90 lbs - 7.5 years

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