Kismet is a 15 years old americain cocker spaniel and gor her teeth cleaned today anesthesia free with Miami Natural Pet Care. She was so well behaved. A lot of plaque and tartar were removed. Geriatric patients are even more in need of a good dental cleaning.
Cats and small dogs are generally considered geriatric at the age of 7. Larger breed dogs tend to have shorter life spans and are considered geriatric when they are approximately 6 years of age. Owners tend to want to think of their pet’s age in human terms. While it is not as simple as “1 human year = X cat/dog years”, there are calculations that can help put a pet’s age in human terms. Check out this website, it’s pretty interesting