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Old 01-25-2011, 03:43 PM
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At what age is a dog considered senior?

I'm writing a research paper about senior dogs and I was wondering if you could possibly answer my question

At what age is a dog considered "senior"? Survey

It literally should only take a few seconds!

Thank you, I appreciate the help!
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Old 01-25-2011, 07:51 PM
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The flaw I see in your survey is that it doesn't take into account the widely varied lifespan of the different breeds. Giant breeds reach senior status much faster than longer lived smaller breeds, etc. Are you taking that into account in the paper?
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