Longest Living Dog Breeds

All Maltese puppies are anticipated to have long lifespans since they have few serious genetic diseases, despite the fact that females of this breed typically live one year longer than their male counterparts.

Maltese (15 years)

Butch, a Virginia resident who passed away in 2009 at the ripe old age of 27, was the oldest Beagle ever recorded.

Beagle (15 years)

Aussies are among the largest dogs on this list and are renowned for their superior herding skills, intelligence, and high levels of activity.

Australian Shepherd (15 years)

These "lions" were the Ming Dynasty of China's sweethearts, and they now live long lives as pets all over the world.

Shih Tzu (15 years)

The oldest Lhasa apso known to science survived an incredible 29 years before dying in 1939. They are renowned for being excellent inside watchdogs since they have a natural suspicion of outsiders.

Lhasa Apso (15 years)

This hybrid dog is a cross between a Cocker Spaniel and a Poodle, but because Cocker Spaniels typically only live between 10 and 14 years, its lifespan must be inherited from their Poodle half.

Cockapoo (16 years)

These puppies are renowned for having a lot of energy. Perhaps that is what sustains them for so long.

Jack Russell Terrier (16 years)

Although toy poodles are the smallest of the group, they have the longest lifetime of all poodles and poodle hybrids.

Toy Poodle (15 years)

Despite being the tiniest breed of dog, they can boast of having one of the longest life spans, in large part because they are not predisposed to any serious genetic diseases.

Chihuahua (17 years)

Have you never heard of this breed? That's possibly because it's the rarest dog in the entire planet. The singing howl of this wild dog, which is native to New Guinea, is well-known.

New Guinea Singing Dog

Just 100 of them are kept in captivity. Despite being the oldest breed of dog still living, they are gentle and sociable around people.

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