Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Dietary requirements: geriatric

Contributor(s): Ken Bovee, Marge Chandler

Introduction

  • Maximum lifespan is estimated as ~27 years. Each breed has an average lifespan. Giant breeds have the shortest average lifespan.
  • Average life span is influenced by:
    • Genetics.
    • Health care.
    • Nutrition.

Normal physiological changes

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Feeding procedure

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