dog's life

on February 6, 2022

Many people like to discuss the IQ of dogs, and they basically know that the top three IQ dogs are Border Shepherd, VIP, and German Shepherd. However, do you know about dog lifespan?

How long do dogs live?


If your dog has been alive and kicking for 10 years, it is generally considered that the dog is old, the equivalent of being 70 years older than a human. This conversion factor, that is, a dog's 1-year lifespan is equivalent to a human's 7 years, is calculated by dividing the average human lifespan (about 77 years old) by the average lifespan of dogs (about 11 years old).

dog bobblehead

dog bobblehead


Most dog breeds reach the age of sexual maturity between 6 and 12 months, and according to the above-mentioned traditional conversions, the upper limit for dogs is only the equivalent of 7 years of childhood in humans. And on the older end of the dog's age, although relatively rare, we know that some dogs can live beyond 20 years. According to the "Conversion of 1 year old dog is equal to 7 human years old", a dog in his 20s is equivalent to an unimaginable super high life expectancy of 140 years.



As the most popular family companion, dogs have always been welcomed by many families. Many people will choose to raise a dog to accompany their growth and witness the changes of the family along the way. However, the life of a dog is much shorter than that of a human. In a dog's short life of more than ten years, the owner is everything.

dog bobblehead


Some people have done statistics, the life of a dog is related to various conditions such as breed and feeding management. For example, mongrel dogs live longer than purebred dogs, small dogs live longer than large dogs, male dogs live longer than female dogs, indoor dogs live longer than outdoor dogs, and even black dogs live longer than other colored dogs. the highest proportion. It can be seen from this that the quality of feeding and management is an important factor affecting the lifespan of dogs.

So please cherish the dog that has been by your side for more than ten years, treat it well, love her, take care of it, and don't let it leave regrets in its short life.


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