Dog Breeds With the Longest Lifespans


The tiny Chihuahua often lives over 15 years thanks to its small size.

Australian Cattle Dog 

Athletic and energetic, Australian Cattle Dogs often live 12-15 years.


Beagles commonly live 12-15 years with proper care and exercise.


Active and spunky, Pomeranians typically live 12-16 years and even longer.

Great Dane

Despite their size, Great Danes average 10-12 years with proper care.


The Maltese is an ancient companion breed with a lifespan of 12-15 years.

Lhasa Apso

The long-lived Lhasa Apso reaches 15-20 years on average.

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