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Post by Guest on Fri Jan 28 2011, 12:49

I have never even thought to check on this...

What is the Average life span of a well looked after Staffy ?

My sister was in a state last night saying that Titan ( rotti) was 6 and her last one died at 7 and she will be gutted when the time comes...

I know there is a Stray in our street, his owner is in Jail.. and we all feed and leave water out for him. he seems to follow the sunshine and we moved into this house 11 years ago.. he must be 12-14 by now.

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Re: Average Life span

Post by Steve on Fri Jan 28 2011, 12:53

the avg age is 10 to 12 years


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Re: Average Life span

Post by Guest on Fri Jan 28 2011, 12:57

staffy, 12-14 years i believe is the average but there are exceptions when well looked after
and Rotti 8-11 years gosh thats short.

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Re: Average Life span

Post by janey on Fri Jan 28 2011, 13:02

I always thought 12 to 14 with a few exceptions

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Post by Guest on Fri Jan 28 2011, 13:03

I'd agree with Steve - 10 to 12 years, but that's just an average. If they're fit & well & don't get anything nasty in their old age, then 14 or 15 wouldn't be out of place. there's a staffy we see every morning who is 13 & still going strong!

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Post by Guest on Fri Jan 28 2011, 16:30

My katie was 14 when she went

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Post by gem on Fri Jan 28 2011, 22:07

Oh no my girl is 12 I wish I hadnt read this post now got me thinking

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Post by janey on Fri Jan 28 2011, 22:09

gem wrote:Oh no my girl is 12 I wish I hadnt read this post now got me thinking

They all differ, there was a wey older staff mentioned on here not so long back, don't think! Gee's if mine lived for 13 years I'd be forty! Scary

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Post by Stevie b on Fri Jan 28 2011, 22:15

tell me about it!! if sid lives as long as 15 (hopefully) il be 45!!

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Post by Guest on Fri Jan 28 2011, 22:17

Does life span depend on the type of dog

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Post by janey on Fri Jan 28 2011, 22:17

Stevie b wrote:tell me about it!! if sid lives as long as 15 (hopefully) il be 45!!

Hopefully too, but it souds so ageing

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Post by Stevie b on Fri Jan 28 2011, 22:20

45!! i cant imagin that!! still be imature though!! and yeh i think the bigger the dog the shorter they live,as a rule....

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Post by Guest on Fri Jan 28 2011, 22:22

Lady is 15 now and still full of beans she is a cross between a yorkie and a westi

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Post by Stevie b on Fri Jan 28 2011, 22:25

i thnk sid will live tom about 60!! and dont anyone go telling me it wont happen,il cry!!

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Post by Guest on Fri Jan 28 2011, 22:26

He will maybe more

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Post by janey on Fri Jan 28 2011, 22:26

Tracie-Milly-Moos Mum wrote:Does life span depend on the type of dog

Not sure really don't worry though x

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Post by Stevie b on Fri Jan 28 2011, 22:28

ah,thats ok then,he will be grey by then!!

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Post by Guest on Fri Jan 28 2011, 22:31

You will be grey together then Laughing

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Post by Stevie b on Fri Jan 28 2011, 22:33

now now!! i will shave it off again when im grey!! every time i cut my hair im temped!! feels so good to just lop it all off!!

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Post by Guest on Fri Jan 28 2011, 22:36

I have been told Just For Men is very good Laughing

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Post by Hollie C on Fri Jan 28 2011, 22:47

Tasha is 16 in March and still rules the house!

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Re: Average Life span

Post by Steve on Fri Jan 28 2011, 22:49

that good hollie Smile


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Post by Stevie b on Fri Jan 28 2011, 22:51

see!! 60 aint too much to ask for!!

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Post by Guest on Sun Jan 30 2011, 08:56

WOW thanks.. I wasnt sure how long.

7 is short for a Rotti I know... but Zac had 2 Cuciate ( spelling) lig done, one each leg, and he was miss treated till my sister took him in at 6 months
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