Dog Breeds With the Least Health Issues


Mixed breed dogs have increased genetic diversity leading to improved health versus purebreds prone to inherited conditions.

Australian Cattle Dog

Australian Cattle Dogs live 12-16 years on average. Selective breeding focused on stamina, fitness, and soundness.


Beagles typically live 12-15 years. Their athleticism translates to good cardiovascular fitness and longevity.

Siberian Husky

Siberian Huskies are a primitive breed free of major congenital defects. Their active lifestyle maintains health.

German Shorthaired Pointer 

German Shorthaired Pointers enjoy 12-14 years on average. Regular exercise keeps them in great shape.

Border Collie

Border Collies were bred for agility and endurance. With activity, they live 12-15 years without major health issues.


Though prone to back issues, Dachshunds live 12-16 years thanks to their resilient personality and small size.

Dog Breeds That Have Grown the Most in Popularity