Dog Years: Signs of Old Age in Senior Dogs - Animal Facts

Dog Years: Signs of Old Age in Senior Dogs – Animal Facts

We all age. Unfortunately, old age creeps up on your dog at a faster pace than it does you. The signs of old age can be subtle and can be easily missed in the routines of everyday life. But, paying attention to the signs of aging in your dog could help you catch health issues, which can make treatment easier and less expensive–not to mention save your buddy discomfort.

And, as well as with us, early diagnosis and treatment of ailments related to old age can extend the life of your family friend.

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Dog Years: The 7 Stages of Puppy Growth and Development - Animal Facts

Dog Years: The 7 Stages of Puppy Growth and Development – Animal Facts

We can all agree that our puppies grow up to fast. It seems to happen in a blink of an eye. But, if you pay close attention, you may notice that it doesn’t happen all at once. Between his first breath to reaching full grown doggy status your new friend goes through not only physical growth but also mental growth. Let’s get to know how your puppy will develop.

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Dog Years: How Do You Calculate Dog Years to Human Years?

Dog Years: How Do You Calculate Dog Years to Human Years?

Since the 1950s, the popular calculation of how old a dog is “in human years” has been that 1 dog year is the equivalent of 7 human years. It’s a popular myth that refuses to give up the ghost. But, because dogs mature at a different rate than humans, it’s not so straightforward. Age is more than just a chronological measurement of years lived. It’s also an expression of how our bodies have been affected by the passage of time.

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