Dog Breeds With the Longest Lifespans

The tiny Chihuahua has one of the longest lifespans at 15-20 years. Their small size contributes to their longevity.


Energetic Jack Russell Terriers live an average of 13-16 years. Their active nature keeps them young.

Jack Russell Terrier

Australian Cattle Dogs live 12-16 years thanks to their rugged health and vitality.

Australian Cattle Dog

Huskies are an energetic working breed that lives 12-14 years. Daily exercise keeps them healthy.

Siberian Husky

Intelligent Shelties have an average lifespan of 12-14 years. Their loyal, calm temperament contributes.

Shetland Sheepdog  

Active and curious Beagles live on average 12-15 years. Their energetic personality keeps them lively.


These breeds tend to live longer thanks to their vitality, smaller sizes, and innate healthy traits.

Healthy Breeds

Top Family-Friendly Large Dog Breeds