Longevity of Dog Breeds

Longevity of dog breeds are different. Like human, if we were to conduct a study on different races we might have interesting results! Kindly note that the charts below are IN GENERAL of the dog breeds' lifespans.

longevity of companion and toy dogs

longevity of terriers

longevity of herding dogs

longevity of gundogs

longevity of working dogs

Terms used in the chart above

short : up to 9 years old

average : 9 to 12 years old

good : 12 to 15 years old

long : 15 to 19 years old or slightly more

Other than knowing the longevity of dog breeds, it will be good for you to know about the Dog Age vs Human Age too - how does dog age related to human year? If your dog is 7 years old in human year, does it mean your dog is still a puppy or already an adult? At what age in human year your dog reaches maturity or old age? Find out more from the Dog Age Chart!



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