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Top 10 Dogs With The Longest Lifespans in the World

Dogs are known for their unconditional love and loyalty, but some breeds stand out with the ability to provide years of companionship. Many factors contribute to a dog’s longevity, including size, lifestyle, health care routine and genetics. While no breed is guaranteed to reach a certain age or longer, there are several breeds that have proven themselves as long-living companions over time.

The longest living dog breeds tend to be small in stature and low maintenance in terms of grooming needs. They also require moderate exercise levels which can easily be met by regular walks or playing fetch in the backyard.

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These breeds typically come with an independent streak so they don’t need constant attention throughout the day like other more high-energy dogs might demand. All these characteristics make them attractive choices for those looking for a canine companion that will offer many years of joy and friendship without being overly demanding on your time or energy level. Here are the Top 10 Dog Breeds With The Longest Lifespans in the World.

Australian Shepherd 12-15 years

The Australian Shepherd is an energetic and agile dog breed that has a lifespan of 12 to 15 years. They are generally healthy dogs but, like any other breed, can be prone to health issues.

Common health problems for the Australian Shepherd include hip dysplasia, eye diseases such as cataracts or progressive retinal atrophy (PRA), epilepsy, and allergies. It’s important to keep your Aussie in good physical condition by providing them with regular exercise and proper nutrition so they stay healthy throughout their life.

Additionally, it’s important to have regular check-ups with a veterinarian to ensure any potential medical issues are caught early on before they become serious. With the right care and attention, your Australian Shepherd will remain active and happy well into old age!

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Dr. Janet Evans

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