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These Are The Longest-Living Dog Breeds


With an average life expectancy of 14 years, this breed became popular in 1888 when Queen Victoria

Border Collie

Known for their intelligence, these canines are great for first-time dog owners and inexperienced trainers.


A traditional hunting dog, this friendly pup has melted the hearts of many. Beagles live for an average of 13 to 15 years.

Lagotto Romagnolo

Meaning "lake dog from Romagna," the Lagotto Romagnolo comes from the Romagna sub-region of Italy.

Jack Russell Terrier

Originating in England and evolving in Australia, the Jack Russell Terrier is a strong and sturdy breed.

Shiba Inu

This adorable mid-size dog originated in Japan. Unusual for larger breeds, the Shiba Inu is expected to live about 16 years.

Toy Poodle

Smaller than a standard-size Poodle, the Toy Poodle also requires plenty of physical exercise and mental stimulus.

Australian Shepherd

Often called "Aussies," these pups are extremely energetic and require daily exercise as well as weekly brushing.


A hybrid of a Cocker Spaniel and a Poodle, Cockapoos are super cute and outgoing. Their average life expectancy is 16 years.

Shih Tzu

Their name means lion, but these dogs are very sweet and have been cherished by Chinese royalty since the Ming Dynasty.