Do you want to have a dog and put it by your side as much as possible? To make the right choice, you may need to look at the life span of each species. This ranking is published in Scientific reports would have helped you.
How old will your faithful four-legged friend live? Here’s a question every pet owner asks themselves once. In addition, the Royal Veterinary College, one of the oldest veterinary schools in the United Kingdom, is looking into the subject. Students published a related study in which they revealed the life expectancy of 18 of the most famous dogs.
To achieve these results, they studied data on more than 30,000 individuals of 18 different races, who died between January 1, 2016 and July 30, 2020. Of course, this is an average age that can evolve according to the animal’s heredity, its life status, health status, and so on.
What is different from a dog’s longest life?
18. French Bulldog
At the bottom of the ranking, we see the French bulldog. With a life span of 4.50 years, it rarely exceeds the 6 -year mark.
17. English Bulldog
This is a few years gain for his cousin, the English bulldog, who typically lives to 7.40 years.
The pug is known to have a weak heart. This beloved animal by Marie Antoinette has a life span of 7.70 years.
15. American Bulldog
Like the French and English bulldog, the American bulldog is at the bottom of the ranks with a life span of 7.80 years.
The Chihuahua lives an average of 7.90 years, but it usually exceeds the ten -year mark.
On the Husky side, we are close to the peak of ten years, as the animal has a life span of close to 9.50 years.
The Beagle, on the other hand, can easily live up to ten years. On average, its life expectancy is 9.90 years.
Do you have a boxer? Know that the animal can live on average up to 10 years, which is a good age for a dog.
11. German Shepherd
The German Shepherd has a life span of 10.20 years.
10. Cavalier King Charles
In tenth place we see Cavalier King Charles, who lived an average of 10.50 years.
Small in size, but large in age, the Shi tzu can live to 11 years or more.
8. Cocker Spaniel
In this regard, the English Cocker Spaniel has a life span of 11.30 years.
7. Staffordshire Bull Terrier
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier also crossed the ten -year mark with its life expectancy of 11.40 years.
Very popular with French women and men, the Labrador lives an average of 11.70 years.
We reached the rank of 10 dogs with the highest life expectancy. In the fifth place is the cross (also called mongrel), which is literally the result of a cross between two generations. These dogs live on average up to 11.80 years.
4. English Springer
The English Springer has a good life expectancy of 12 years.
3. Border collies
As for the Border Collie, he can live up to 12.10 years.
2. Yorkshire Terrier
In second place in the ranking, we see the Yorkshire Terrier. This little dog has a life span of 12.50 years.
1. Jack Russell
Finally, the dog to live the tallest, according to the British study, is Jack Russel. Its life expectancy is 12.70 years.
Rank or not, all dogs, even those with a short life expectancy, deserve a loving home. Did you like this article? Be aware that dog breed actually has little effect on its behavior..