10 Dog Breeds That Live The Longest

Chihuahuas are among the breeds of dogs that live the longest, and they may also be among the smallest. Chihuahuas live 15 to 20 years on average.

1. Chihuahua

The medium-sized Jack Russell Terrier dog breed has its roots in England. They typically live between 16 and 20 years.

2. Jack Russell Terrier

Poodles and poodle hybrids generally have long lives. The toy poodle breed is predicted to live the longest among the breeds. A toy poodle has a 14–18 year lifespan.

3. Toy poodle 

4. Shih Tzu

Another old breed of dog is the Shih Tzu, whose name literally translates to "lion" in Chinese. Shih Tzus typically live between 16 and 18 years.

Another small breed with a reputation for longevity is the Yorkshire Terrier, or "Yorkie." Yorkies have a 14–17 year lifespan. Despite their diminutive size

5. Yorkshire Terrier

Another kind of dog that lives a lot longer than other types is the dachshund, also known as the "sausage dog." It is known that one Dachshund survived for 21 years at least.

6. Dachshund

A cute tiny dog breed called a Pomeranian was named after Pomerania, which is a territory that can be found in either Poland or Germany.  live to be between 12 and 16 years old.

7. Pomeranian

8. Lhasa Apso

The Lhasa Apso dog breed has its roots in Tibet. The typical lifespan of a Lhasa Apso is 12–14 years.

9. Australian cattle dog

An uncommon giant dog breed with a lengthy lifespan is the Australian cattle dog. This breed's typical life expectancy is between 12 and 15 years.

10. Beagle

The beagle is a heritage dog breed. 'Bee gueule' is a French term that is said to be the source of the name 'Beagle'. Typically, beagles live for at least 12 years.