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.

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
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Federica Lauda

Source: petplace

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