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That is kind of a sobering article as someone who’s dog just turned 1. We know dogs age more rapidly and have a shorter lifespan than humans, but it is surprising how young they are when their bodies reach middle age. I guess it makes sense that they age the way humans do but in a shorter time span.

According to this, Lacey’s body is equivalent to a 31 year old.
Her mind is definitely not the equivalent of 31, that’s for sure. She acts like an obnoxious pre teen. She’ll always be puppy to me though!
 

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I'm not all that impressed. The graph does not take into account the size of the dog. Giant breeds age slowly as puppies, then age quickly. Ten years is old for a Great Dane. Very small dogs age quickly as puppies, then slow down. Age ten is not old for a healthy ten pound dog.
 
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