It depends on the breed of dog, as well as its health. Smaller breeds mature faster, but age more slowly after reaching maturity. A small dog (such as a toy poodle, terrier, chihuahua, etc.) isn't considered "geriatric" until much later than a larger breed - maybe 10 to 12 years old, and the largest breeds are senior citizens at 5 or 6 years of age. Most vets, though, consider a dog 7 or 8 years or older to be a senior citizen.
Some 'senior' dog foods are basically marketing hype, with little difference between the regular food and the senior food. All young dogs should be fed puppy food as they have very different requirements to adult dogs, but whether or not an older dog is switched to senior food seems to be a matter of the owner's choice as often as the dog's health.
The switch to senior food should be considered carefully and your vet should be involved with this decision. Some dogs become less active as they age and therefore need fewer calories and nutrients. Other dogs need more due to poor digestion. Senior foods that can be bought in supermarkets rarely describe exactly what is in them compared to that brand's regular adult dog food.
If your older dog has specific health problems (such as failing kidneys, Diabetes or poor absorption) it will need a different blend of nutrients to healthy, younger adult dogs that may or may not coincide with senior foods. Senior foods may help older dogs to live happier and healthier lives, but they may also be unneccesary wastes of money. Also, the foods that contain less energy and nutrition may be detrimental to the health of dogs with poor digestion.
The age at which each dog should change food will depend very much on the individual situation.
That depends on your particular dog's needs. Senior food is nutritionally different than regular adult food. Talk to your vet about what food is good to be feeding your dog.
Senior citizen are those that have reached a specific age. Any photo ID with your age on it should suffice.
After your cat is 7 years old.
Senior age at Golden Corral is 55
you should change it's food at age two to adult food
Love should not be about age, but about you as a person. Just pretend that person as just another person, disregard age.
no , 65+ is a senior
Dachshunds are one of the longest lived of all breeds of dog, usually surpassing fifteen years of age. Your Dachshund could be considered a senior from ten years onwards.
Once they start eating seeds and hamster food mix they are ready for a little bit of fruit and veggies.
about 13-15 is senior or middle-aged dog.
I seriously doubt that any politician of ANY state, has the guts to attempt to pass a law which set a prescribed age at which one becomes a "senior." In California, at age 70 you are considered a senior regarding renewal of your drivers license, you are qualified for senior housing at age 55, for AARP at age 50 and you can get the senior discount at IHOP when you are 55!
Everyone has their own preference when it comes to dog food. In general, you get what you pay for, cheap price equals cheap ingredients. Your dog's food should be labeled for age (puppy/adult/senior), and kibble size (small /medium/large breed.
Males are considered senior citizens at the same age that females are considered senior citizens.
A cat is considered a senior at 7+ years of age.
The age of a senior citizen is generally the same throughout the world. In Canada, a person is considered a senior citizen at the age of 60.
At the age of 62, one can retire with social security benefits within the US, and is considered to be the age of a senior citizen by many organizations. However, the federal government has determined one who is 65 years of age or older is senior citizen.Organizations such as AARP and most businesses consider age 55 as senior citizen and you would receive the standard senior discounts. So there are various opinions, but age 55 is about the youngest considered age.
Veterinarians generally consider a dog in the last third of his normal life expectancy to be "senior." For a dog the size of a Pomeranian, that would be at 10 or 11 years of age. Of course, there are many exceptions to this. If a dog is active and in good shape, he or she may be able to be fed an adult dog food formula and exercised as if he was a younger dog. Some older dogs benefit from more fiber in their diet (just as older people do!), if this is the case supplementing a dog's diet with some high fiber foods such as a couple of baby carrots, green beans, or an apple wedge (no seeds!) may be all that's needed. Your veterinarian can best advise if you need to switch over to a senior dog food.
65 years old till 31.03.2012Budget 2012 has made changes in age of Senior Citizen.Now, Any person if he is more than 60 years is considered as Senior Citizen for Income tax purpose in India.Relevant tax rates applicable for senior citizen is given here.http://taxgyan.in/senior-citizen-income-tax-rates-and-age/Income upto Rs 2,50,000 is exempt from Income Tax for Senior Citizens.Read more: Who_is_a_senior_citizen_for_income_tax_in_India
65 IS THE MALE AGE OF A SENIOR CITIZEN Is this bad grammar? Yes. It should be 65 is the age of a male senior citizen. Age can't be male or female. But then ,of course, it doesn't work as a ditloid. 0 out of 10 for the originator.
yes liberty should be given to teen age because if we did not gave liberty so childerns didn't face any diffculties and also they lake of confidence.In my point of veiw limitted liberty should given to teen age
at the age of 58 for female