Top 8 Dog Breeds with the Longest Life Span

Recognizable by their long hair and tiny stature, Lhasa Apsos are vigilant watchdogs with a tendency to be wary of strangers. They often live up to 20 years.

Lhasa Apso:

Tiny yet spirited, Chihuahuas typically weigh 6 to 7 pounds and bond closely with one person, offering companionship for 12 to 20 years.


Energetic and task-driven, Australian Shepherds thrive on having jobs to do. They can live up to 18 years, with the record-holding Bluey reaching 30 years.

Australian Shepherd:

Known for their unique vocalizations, these rare, purebred mutts are celebrated for their melodic howls and can live up to 18 years.

New Guinea Singing Dog:

A mix between cocker spaniels and poodles, Cockapoos combine small size with a friendly demeanor and can live up to 16 years.


Smart, hypoallergenic, and weighing under 10 pounds, Toy Poodles are perfect for families and allergy sufferers, often living up to 16 years.

Toy Poodle:

Originating from China, Shih Tzus are friendly and loyal companions, enjoying lifespans between 10 to 16 years thanks to their small, robust bodies.

Shih Tzu:

High-energy and intelligent, Jack Russell Terriers make great companions both indoors and outdoors, living from 13 to 15 years.

Jack Russell Terrier: