Females of this breed tend to live one year longer than their male counterparts, but all Maltese pups are expected to have long lifespans since they suffer from few serious genetic diseases.
The oldest known Beagle was named Butch, who lived in Virginia and died at the ripe old age of 27 in 2009.
Aussies are known for their excellent herding ability, intelligence, and high energy — and they’re also one of the larger dogs on this list.
These “lions” were sweethearts of the Chinese Ming Dynasty, and today they live long lives as companion animals throughout the world.
The oldest Lhasa apso on record lived a whopping 29 years and passed away in 1939. They’re known as good indoor watch dogs since they tend to be suspicious of strangers.
This is a hybrid breed — a cross between a Cocker Spaniel and a Poodle — but their lifespan must be inherited from their Poodle side, since Cocker Spaniels generally only live between 10 and 14 years.
These pups are well known for their high level of energy. Maybe that’s what keeps them going so long!
All poodles and poodle mixes have a fairly long expected lifespan, but as the littlest of the group, toy poodles have the longest.