How to calculate your dog’s age in people years is easy with the chart below. When your pet gets older, we often wonder exactly when we should consider them “Senior” or “Getting Old”, in order to provide them with the best care possible.
Certain breeds are considered in their old age years before others. Small dogs are considered in their geriatric years around the age of 7 whereas larger breed dogs have a shorter lifespan and are thought to be entering old age around age 7.
The chart below shows the general equivalent or pets ages in people years for dogs and cats. It is always important to visit your Veterinarian, however, whenever any concerning changes in a pet’s behavior occurs.