Any dog owner wants their dog to be able to live with them forever, but according to the laws of nature it is not possible, they can only live in their beautiful memories. Here are the 10 longest living dog breeds.
#1 – Coton de Tulear (15-19 years)
The Coton de Tulear is a small dog breed originating from Madagascar. They are happy, charming, bright and friendly dogs with humans as well as other dogs. Coton de Tulear with a long coat and soft as cotton, and it does not trigger allergy symptoms.
#2 – Chinese Crested (13-18 years)
The Chinese Crested is a hairless breed of dog originating from China. They are of two types: Hairless and Powderpuff, both of which can be born in the same litter. Powderpuff has a thick, straight, soft double coat and also very little shed. Hairless has smooth, soft skin, and they have tufts of hair on the head, tail and ankles. The Chinese Crested is an affectionate, playful, loving, alert and devoted dog breed.
#3 – Toy Poodle (10-18 years)
The Toy Poodle is a small breed of dog that weighs no more than 6 pounds. They are covered with thick curly hair, they shed very little, and are hypoallergenic. Toy Poodle is an intelligent, agile, obedient, and easy-to-train dog. The Toy Poodle is great companions, smart, docile that you can carry with them and also do not have to worry about shedding, or cause allergy to the people you meet.
#4 – Miniature Schnauzer (10-18 years)
The Miniature Schnauzer is the smallest of the Schnauzer breeds of German origin. The Miniature Schnauzer has eyebrows and a beard that greatly impresses people at first sight. They are also breeds of thick, soft double coat, and sheds very minimally, hypoallergenic, as their other Schnauzer brothers. The Miniature Schnauzer is also a friendly, intelligent, docile and easy to train dog. They are also suitable to play with children.
#5 – Shetland Sheepdog (10-18 years)
The Shetland Sheepdog, also known as Sheltie, is a small dog breed originating from Scotland. All have white hairs on the collar, parts of the legs and usually the tip of the tail, some may have white streaks on the face. The downy undercoat is covered by a long, dense, rough outer coat with a noticeable ruffled coat around the neck, leg hair, petticoat on the abdomen, and frills on the hindquarters. Sheltie are also a sheepdog, they are enthusiastic at work and show good skills. They are docile, very intelligent, playful, enthusiastic, energetic and easy to train.
#6 – Shih Tzu (10-18 years)
The Shih Tzu is also known as the Chinese Lion Dog, a small breed originating from China. They have a straight, silky coat and this coat has minimal shedding, and Shih Tzu is also considered a dog that does not aggravate allergy symptoms. The Shih Tzu is affectionate, loyal, outgoing, playful, alert, and sometimes stubborn. And Shih Tzu is also a dog that can sleep anytime, anywhere.
#7 – Toy Manchester Terrier (15-17 years)
The Toy Manchester Terrier is a small terrier originating from United States. The Toy Manchester Terrier is a small, long-legged dog with a short coat marked with tan, a long tail and ears which stand upright. In color and general conformation the Toy Manchester Terrier follows the standard for the Manchester Terrier. The Toy Manchester Terrier is an intelligent, agile, inquisitive, feisty, affectionate and loyal dog.
#8 – Chihuahua (14-16 years)
The Chihuahua is a small breed of dog, weighing no more than 6 pounds, is native to Mexico. With the Short-Hair-Chihuahua version, they almost need no grooming and do not take much time for cleaning. Chihuahuas are loyal, intelligent and charming dogs. They are the ideal pet for families living in city apartments with busy lives already and with their small size, you can easily take them with you to go meet friends or even travel long days.
#9 – German Wirehaired Pointer (14-16 years)
The German Wirehaired Pointer is a medium to large-sized griffon type breed of dog originated in Germany. The German Wirehaired pointer is a well muscled, medium to large-sized dog of distinctive appearance. The breed’s most distinguishing characteristics are its weather resistant, wire-like coat and its facial furnishings. The German Wirehaired pointer is an affectionate, intelligent, energetic, lively, active, determined, eager, loyal, friendly dog but sometimes aloof from a stranger.
#10 – Havanese (14-16 years)
The Havanese is a bichon dog of Cuban origin. They have a thick coat but shed very little and hypoallergenic. Havanese are smart, funny, outgoing, easy to train, and they are also healthy, adaptable dogs. Havanese is suitable as a companion of any age.