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The Age of the Labrador Compared to Human Years
by Jack Vanderwyk
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Many people believe that one year of a dog's life is equal to seven human years. A 22 year old dog would be 154 years old. This is not realistic and has been proven to be false. For example, dogs are capable of reproducing at around one year of age, but a seven year old child is far from sexually mature. A 2 months old dog would be about 1 year old, but a 2 months old puppy is far more trainable than a 1 year old child.    
Veterinarians have come up with a much more realistic comparison between human and dog years. The comparison applies both to the physical and the psychological development of the Labrador. For instance, a Labrador will go through his "puberty phase" around the age of nine months, which is about 13 years in human years.    
Since the average lifespan of a Labrador is about 14 years, the list below doesn't go further than 18 years. (The oldest Labrador I've known reached 15 years of age.)    
Remember that a Labrador isn't fully matured until the age of 3 years, both physically and psychologically. A 3 year old Labrador will still be puppyish!    
 
 
Age of Labrador compared to Human Years
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2 months = 3 years
5 months = 10 years
8 months = 12 years (Puberty)
10 months = 14 years
1 year = 16 years
2 years = 25 years
3 years = 30 years
4 years = 35 years
5 years = 40 years
6 years = 45 years
7 years = 50 years (Middle Aged)
8 years = 55 years
9 years = 60 years
10 years = 65 years
11 years = 70 years (Geriatric)
12 years = 75 years
13 years = 80 years
14 years = 85 years
15 years = 90 years
16 years = 95 years
17 years = 100 years
18 years = 105 years
 
 

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Further reading:
Dog Psychology
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