Top 7 Longest Living Dog Breeds

Chihuahuas are among the breeds of dogs that live the longest, and they may also be among the smallest.


The medium-sized Jack Russell Terrier dog breed has its roots in England.

Jack Russell Terrier

Poodles and poodle hybrids generally have long lives.

Toy poodle

They make good company and may keep you entertained all day long for years, with an average lifetime of 10 to 18 years.

Shih Tzu

Another small breed with a reputation for longevity is the Yorkshire Terrier, or "Yorkie."

Yorkshire Terrier

Another kind of dog that lives a lot longer than other types is the dachshund, also known as the "sausage dog."


Pomeranians are a bright and entertaining breed to own.


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