Longest Living Dog Breeds

One of the dog breeds with the longest lifespans is the chihuahua. Many people live over the age of 15, and occasionally someone even lives for 18 to 20 years.


The witty, perceptive toy poodle may be a wonderful family pet. Be mindful of their potential energy 

Toy Poodle 

and the amount of mental stimulation their active minds require. Toy poodles often live to be 16 to 18 years old. 

Toy Poodle 

Another little breed that often lives up to 16 years old is the Jack Russell terrier.

Jack Russell terrier

Shih tzus are amiable and adaptable dogs who typically live to be 14 years old or more.

Shih tzu

The Maltese is a normally extremely healthy tiny breed with a lifespan of up to 15 years.


The shiba inu has a lengthy lifetime for a medium-sized breed, living up to 14 to 16 years of age.

Shiba Inu