Longest Living Dog Breeds

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1. Chihuahua:
14-16 years

Chihuahuas are the world's smallest dog breed and originated in Mexico.

2. Shih Tzu: 10-18 years 

They enjoy playing with their pet parents and have a positive disposition, but when playtime is over, they also enjoy being lap dogs.

3. Yorkshire Terrier: 11-15 years

Affectionate, courageous, and inquisitive Yorkshire Terriers are always up for an adventure, despite their stubbornness and propensity to bark.

4. Bichon Frise: 14-15 years

Despite the fact that Bichon Frise are called "hypoallergenic" dogs, no breed is completely allergen-free.

5. Shiba Inu: 13-16 years

The Shiba Inu is an ancient breed, yet these fox-faced dogs are among the most popular dogs on the internet.

6. Australian Cattle Dog: 12-16 years

Australian Cattle Dogs, a medium-sized breed, have an outstanding lifetime.

7. Miniature Pinscher: 12-16 years

Miniature Pinschers, affectionately nicknamed "Min Pins" by their owners, are small puppies with a tremendous personality. 

8. Dachshund: 12-16 years

Long-bodied Dachshunds are referred to as "wiener dogs" because to their lengthy torsos.

9. Maltese: 12-15 years

The good news is that Maltese are generally healthy puppies, so their owners may devote more time to grooming than to medical care.

10. Miniature Schnauzer: 12-15 years

The Miniature Schnauzer is the longest-living of the Standard and Giant Schnauzers, despite being the smallest of the three. 

11. Affenpinscher: 12-15 years

See an Affenpinscher on the street, and you’re sure to do a double take.

12. Australian Shepherd: 12-15 years

Another medium-size dog, Australian Shepherds can live just as long as many toy breeds.

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