When is a Dog Considered Senior?

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When is a Dog Considered Senior? | Dogalize

Pets age goes much faster then human age. The lifespan of a dog depends on its size or breed. In general, the larger the breed or size of the dog, the shorter the lifespan.

Dogs are considered senior in the last 25% of their lives. Below is a list of the most common breeds with their life expectancies and age at which they are considered senior.

Breed - Lifespan - Senior Age

Akita 10 - 12 years 7.5 - 9 years
Alaskan Malamute 8 - 10 years 6 - 7.5 years
Basset Hound 10 - 12 years 7.5 - 9 years
Beagle 14 - 15 years 10.5 - 11 years
Belgian Malinois 12 - 14 years 9 - 10.5 years
Border Collie 11 - 14 years 8 - 10.5 years
Boston Terrier 14 - 16 years 10.5 - 12 years
Boxer 9 - 11 years 6.5 - 8 years
Bull Dog 8 - 10 years 6 - 7.5 years
Bull Terrier 14 - 15 years 10.5 - 11 years
Chihuahua 15 - 18 years 11 - 13 years
Chinese Shar Pei 10 - 12 years 7.5 - 9 years
Chow Chow 9 - 11 years 6.5 - 8 years
Cocker Spaniel 14 - 16 years 10.5 - 12 years
Collie 12 - 15 years 9 - 11 years
Dalmatian 10 - 13 years 7.5 - 10 years
Doberman Pinscher 12 - 15 years 9 - 11 years
English Setter 10 - 14 years 7.5 - 10.5 years
French Bulldog 9 - 11 years 6.5 - 8 years
German Shepherd Dog 10 - 13 years 7.5 - 10 years
Great Dane 9 - 10 years 6.5 - 7.5 years
Labrador Retriever 10 - 13 years 7.5 - 10 years
Maltese 14 - 16 years 10.5 - 12 years
Mastiff 8 - 10 years 6 - 7.5 years
Miniature Pinscher 15 years11 years
Mix Breed - 1-15 pounds 15 - 18 years 11 - 13 years
Mix Breed - 16-40 pounds 11 - 14 years 8 - 10.5 years
Mix Breed - 41-75 pounds 8 - 13 years 6 - 9 years
Mix Breed >75 pounds 7 - 11 years 5 - 8 years
Pekingese 13 - 15 years 9 - 11 years
Pomeranian 12 - 15 years 9 - 11 years
Pug 12 - 14 years 9 - 10.5 years
Rottweiler 10 - 12 years 7.5 - 9 years
Shih Tzu 14 - 16 years 10.5 - 12 years
Siberian Husky 10 - 12 years 7.5 - 9 years
Spinone Italiano 12 - 14 years 9 - 10.5 years
Yorkshire Terrier 14 - 16 years 10.5 - 12 years

Federica Lauda

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