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!

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How Old Is My Dog?… Use This Dog Age-Human Age Equivalent Chart

You’ve heard that to figure a dog’s age in dog years compared to human years, you should just add 7 to each year that your dog has been alive. That should give you the human equivalent of your dog’s age. Wrong! Here’s how to determine your dog’s physical age AND your dog’s mental age.