The first two years of a dogs life is roughly equivalent to about 24 human years. After that, each dog year is equivalent to 4 human years.
Small dogs have a longer life expectancy than medium and large breed dogs
Dogs are considered seniors at age seven.
For practical purposes, your dog is considered to be "senior" at 7 years old.
Several laboratory blood tests and procedures can help us detect early-stage disease when control or even prevention is possible and more cost effective. They also provide a baseline from which we can measure
changes. These tests include: