How Old Is Your Dog in Human Years? Scientists Develop Better Method than ‘Multiply by 7’

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Apparently, the ratio of one dog year to seven human years isn’t entirely accurate. A new method in determining age reveals that dogs age very quickly in their younger years and slow down once they hit their seventh birthday. The new method measures changes in chemicals in genes, and is predicted to accurately determine the age not only of dogs but also of humans and other animals.
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