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The life span of dogs depends on:

  • It varies. Generally smaller breed dogs live longer. There is a limit to this, as some mini's are genetic aberrations that die from defects as they age, often caused because some body parts/internal organs grow faster than the rest of the body, causing serious problems.

    Medium-Large breeds live 11 to 14 years on average. From Wikipedia: The dog widely reported to be the longest-lived is "Bluey," who died in 1939 and was claimed to be 29.5 years old at the time of his death. The Daily Mail reports Britain's oldest dog was a pedigree Papillon called Fred who died at the of 29 in 2000.

    The "7 years to 1 human" type of math is not accurate. Using 7:1 math, a dog that lives to 20 would be 140 years old in people years which is possible but not likely. Compare a small breed and large breed dog at 10 years old. The small breed dog would be comparable to a 40 year old, while the large breed dog would be comparable to a 70 year old, this based on an average human life span of 70 to 100 years.

  • From Wikipedia: No one formula for dog to human age conversion is scientifically agreed, although within fairly close limits they show great similarities. As a rough approximation, the human equivalent of a one year old dog is between about 10 and 15 years; a one year old dog or cat has generally reached its full growth and is sexually mature, although it might still be lanky and need to fill in a more mature musculature, similar to human teenagers. The second year is equivalent to about another 3 to 8 years in terms of physical and mental maturity, and each year thereafter is equivalent to only about 4 or 5 human years.

Dogs can live up to 20 years old although depending on the size of the dog can depend on how long it lives for generally speaking the smaller the dog the longer they can live for.

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