Table 1

Research has shown that dogs of different breeds age at different rates. The following was figured using the median life spans of dogs seen at university hospitals in North America.

Breed
A 10 year old dog's
age in human years
Afghan Hound
66.1
Airedale Terrier
67.1
Beagle
66.6
Boston Terrier
57.3
Boxer
69.5
Brittany
64.6
Bulldog
76.3
Cocker Spaniel
71.4
Collie
62.2
Dachshund
71.9
Dalmatian
68.5
Doberman Pinscher
70.0
English Setter
64.6
English Springer Spaniel
68.0
German Shorthaired Pointer
63.6
German Shepherd Dog
65.6
Golden Retriever
66.6
Great Dane
76.3
Irish Setter
62.2
Labrador Retriever
68.5
Lhasa Apso
72.4
Alaskan Malamute
68.5
Old English Sheepdog
65.1
Pekingese
65.6
Miniature Poodle
53.4
Miniature Schnauzer
58.8
Standard Poodle
54.4
Rottweiler
81.7
Saint Bernard
70.5
Samoyed
64.1
Scottish Terrier
57.3
Shetland Sheepdog
62.2
Shih Tzu
74.4
Siberian Husky
67.5
Weinmaraner
61.7
West Highland White Terrier
58.8