Dog Ages & Dog Stages

  • Adolescent Dogs

    Adolescence begins and ends at different ages, depending on the dog. Small breeds may turn into adolescents at six months, large breeds at around nine to 10 months; giant breeds may be 12...
  • Adult dogs

    The onset of adulthood differs varies by breed, but two years of age is about average, give or take a year. Exactly when your dog's senior citizen card becomes valid varies as...
  • Puppies

    Despite being the epitome of cuteness (we may be a little biased here at DogTime, but that's our view), puppies are a big commitment. Turning these jumping, chewing, nipping, yipping,...
  • Senior dogs

    The onset of senior citizenship varies greatly among dogs. The general rule is: the bigger the dog, the shorter her lifespan. For large breeds, the senior stage can start as early as age...