Canine Life Stage Calculator

A dog’s life stage involves more than her age, since different dog breeds age at different rates. To discover your dog’s current life stage, and to learn what should be covered in every wellness visit with your veterinarian, simply enter your dog’s name and use the drop down boxes to select their breed and age.

Affenpinscher Afghan Hound Airedale Terrier Akita Alaskan Malamute American Pit Bull Terrier American Staffordshire Terrier Anatolian/Karabash Australian Cattle Dog Australian Shepherd Australian Terrier Basenji Basset Fauve De Bretagne Basset Hound Beagle Bearded Collie Bedlington Terrier Belgian Malinois Belgian Shepherd/Sheepdog Bernese Mountain Dog Bichon Frise Bloodhound Bolognese Border Collie Border Terrier Borzoi Boston Terrier Bouvier Des Flandres Boxer Briard Brittany Bull Terrier Bulldog (English) Bulldog (French) Bullmastiff Cairn Terrier Canaan Dog Cane Corso Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Chesapeake Bay Retriever Chihuahua Chinese Crested Chow Chow Cockapoo Collie Coton De Tulear Curly Coated Retriever Dachshund Dalmatian Dandie Dinmont Terrier Deerhound Doberman Pinscher Dogue De Bordeaux English Setter English Toy Terrier Flat-Coated Retriever Fox Terrier German Longhaired Pointer German Pinscher German Shepherd German Shorthaired Pointer German Wirehaired Pointer Golden Retriever Goldendoodle Gordon Setter Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen Great Dane Great Pyrenees Greyhound Griffon Bruxellois Havanese Irish Red & White Setter Irish Setter Irish Terrier Irish Wolfhound Italian Greyhound Italian Spinone Jack Russell Terrier Japanese Chin Keeshond Kerry Blue Terrier Komondor Labradoodle Labrador Retriever Lhasa Apso Maltese Manchester Terrier Mastiff Miniature American Shepherd Miniature Bull Terrier Miniature Pinscher Miniature Poodle Mix Breed-Giant Mix Breed-Labrador Mix Breed-Large Mix Breed-Pit Bull Mix Breed-Small Mix Breed-Terrier Mixed Breed-Shepherd Mixed Breed-Spaniel Neopolitan Mastiff Newfoundland Norfolk Terrier Norwegian Elkhound Norwich Terrier Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Old English Sheepdog Otterhound Papillon/Butterfly Dog Parson Russell Terrier Pekingese Pointer Pomeranian Portuguese Water Dog Pug Puggle Puli Rhodesian Ridgeback Rottweiler Russian Black Terrier Saluki/Gazelle Hound Samoyed Schipperke Schnauzer (Giant) Schnauzer (Miniature) Schnauzer (Standard) Schnoodle Scottish Terrier Sealyham Terrier Shar Pei Shetland Sheepdog Shiba Inu Shih Tzu Siberian Husky Silky Terrier Skye Terrier Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Spaniel (American Or English Cocker) Spaniel (Clumber) Spaniel (Field) Spaniel (Irish Water) Spaniel (Springer) Spaniel (Sussex) Spaniel (Welsh Springer) Spitz (Finnish, German) Spitz (Japanese) St Bernard Staffordshire Bull Terrier Standard Poodle Swedish Vallhund Tibetan Mastiff Tibetan Spaniel Tibetan Terrier Toy Poodle Vizsla Weimaraner Welsh Corgi (Pembroke) Welsh Terrier West Highland White Terrier Whippet Wirehaired Pointing Griffons Yorkshire Terrier 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30+ 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 View life stage information

The 2019 AAHA Canine Life Stage Guidelines are supported by generous educational grants from Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., CareCredit, Elanco Animal Health, Hill’s ® Pet Nutrition, Inc., IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., Merck Animal Health and Zoetis Petcare.