Dog Ages & Growth Stages

Dog age is influenced by the dog’s breed and size. Yep, there’s much more to it than simply multiplying by 7 to get your dog’s age in dog years! See how old your dog really is, important dog growth milestones, and unique dog behaviors that tend to occur at various ages and stages of life. If it pertains to young puppies, senior dogs, or major milestones… you’ll find here!

Yes, puppy hiccups are normal. Here's what causes hiccups in dogs, why they're so common in puppies, how long dog hiccups last, and what you can do to prevent them from happening in the first place.

Have an elderly dog? These are the signs of aging you should be on the lookout for. Each of them requires special attention for senior dogs.

If your dog is about to give birth, here are the items you need to have ready before she goes into labor. Plus, an idea of what to expect at each of the 3 stages of your dog giving birth.

Did you know that dog age is actually influenced by your dog's breed and size? That's right, there's much more to it than just multiplying by 7 to get your dog's age in human years. Here is a much more accurate way to determine dog age.

Here are the nitty gritty details about dog birth -- from the stages of labor and delivery to the actual birthing process. You'll learn what to watch for and how to interact if your help is needed with one of the newborn puppies.

If you think your dog is pregnant, here's what to do, including the signs of pregnancy in a dog, gestation periods in dogs, and how to make your dog's pregnancy go the smoothest. Everything you need to know leading up to the birth of your dog's newborn puppies.