Informational Articles & Resources
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How old is my dog or cat in human years?
When it comes to pets, there are a number of theories for determining how old your dog or cat is in human years. Over the years a number of changes have been made to that system and today here at Sun Valley Animal Hospital, we want to share the most recent thoughts.
Determining Your Pet’s Age in Human Years
A number of things can influence just how “old” your pet would be in human years but most particularly, their weight for dogs and whether they are an indoor or outdoor cat.
|Dog’s Age||Dogs 0-20 lbs||Dogs 21-50 lbs||Dogs 51-90 lbs||Dogs >90 lbs|
|Cat’s Age||Indoor Cats||Outdoor Cats|
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