Top 5 longest living dog breeds22 September 2023
Reviewed by Dr Jill McMaster BVM&S MBA MRCVS, Veterinary Surgeon and in-house expert at BorrowMyDoggy on 26 May 2023
One important factor of a dog’s life expectancy is its breed. From double digits up through their 20s, these are the breeds known to live the longest. And the best way to learn more about these five breeds is to join BorrowMyDoggy and start borrowing a pooch today!
The longest-living breed comes in small packages. They need little exercise and live on average up to 17 years. Learn more about Chihuahuas.
With an average lifespan of 15 years, they stay puppies at heart. Females tend to live one year longer than males. Learn more about Malteses.
Their general lifespan is from 12 to 14 years. The oldest one passed away in 1939 at the age of 29. Learn more about Lhasa Apsos.
With a healthy lifestyle, they live an average of 15 years. The oldest living Beagle, Butch, lived until he was 27 in 2003. Learn more about Beagles.
With a history of good genes, they stay healthy throughout their lives. They’ll live up to 16 years with plenty of stimulation and daily walks. Learn more about Pomeranians.
There you have it! The top 5 longest-living dog breeds!
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