Longest Living Dog Breeds

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Yorkshire Terriers: Small, lively, and loving dogs with a big personality. They make great watchdogs, live 16-20 years, and require moderate exercise. Feed them a high-quality diet to avoid stomach issues


Chihuahuas: Small, sassy, and sweet dogs. Longest living and smallest breed. May be territorial with kids around. Low exercise needs, but prone to health issues. Live 14-20 years. Height: 15-25cm. Weight: 1.8kg-2.7kg


Dachshunds: Lively, small hounds with a sausage-like build. Prone to back injuries, so maintain a healthy diet and prevent jumping off high surfaces. Playful, sometimes aggressive with strangers. Live 14-20 years. Height: 13-23cm. Weight: 5-15kg.

Toy Poodle

Toy Poodles: Smart, non-shedding dogs suitable for allergy-prone families. Great with kids, needing ample exercise. Small size leads to longer lifespan (14-20 years). Height: 24-28cm. Weight: 6.5-7.5kg.

Lhasa Apso

Lhasa Apsos: Goofy longhaired dogs, easy to train but stubborn. Ancient temple watchdogs, loyal and alert. Prone to skin issues, but a quality diet helps. Live 14-20 years. Height: 25-28cm. Weight: 5-8kg.


Papillons: Dainty, friendly, and energetic. Intelligent breed from 17th-century France. Prone to dental, blood sugar, and knee issues. Maintain with a high-quality diet and regular vet visits. Lifespan: 15-17 years. Height: 20-28cm. Weight: 3.2-4.5kg

`Toy Manchester Terrier

Toy Manchester Terriers: Lively, loyal, agile. Bred for hunting, ideal for families. Smart, trainable, prone to obesity. Active companions, live 14-16 years. Height: 25-30cm. Weight: 5-10kg


Cockapoos: Curly-haired, intelligent, and easily trained designer dogs. Affectionate, active, and loyal family companions. Follow you everywhere. Live 12-18 years. Height: 25-38cm.


Beagles: Old breed, "loudmouth" derived from French. Docile, active, ideal family dogs. Floppy ears, friendly, love to sniff. Butch, a record holder, lived 27 years. Lifespan: 12-17 years. Height: 33-41cm. Weight: 9-11kg


Pomeranians: Fluffy and playful small pups named after Pomerania. Part of Spitz family, need stimulation. Not ideal for families. Alert, bark often. Lifespan: 12-16 years. Height: 18-30cm. Weight: 1.4kg-3.2kg