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Old May 30th, 2004, 12:20 PM
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Exclamation Guessing Dogs Age?

How can I guess my rescued rottweilers age? By white hairs on nose like chocolate lab?
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Old May 30th, 2004, 12:27 PM
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Can you post a picture and of the teeth as well, the teeth can tell a lot.
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Old May 30th, 2004, 12:53 PM
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Your vet should be able to give you a reasonable estimate on age. Be aware, however, that it is just a guess. Diet, care, things like that all affect how your dog looks. Dogs that are fed more bones will show more wear on the teeth.

You really can't judge by the white hairs though. I had a black pom when I was a kid and the fur on her britches and chin started graying when she was two.
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Old May 31st, 2004, 06:26 AM
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Read it as it was intended

A friend of mine used a line, on occassion, that was guaranteed to give pause to the inane question of how to tell the age of a dog. My friend is a dog rescurer and also a logger.
His response was to cut the dog in half and count the rings.
It left more than one inquirer with his jaw on the floor.
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Old May 31st, 2004, 03:31 PM
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OHHhhhhhhh Woody lol
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