Of course, proper care, quality nutrition and health care for pets help them live a long and happy life. But genetics also plays a significant role in this, so this factor should not be underestimated either.
Small breed dogs generally live longer than large breeds. So, if age is important to you, it’s better not to buy representatives of giant breeds – they rarely live longer than eight years.
What kind of dogs can be considered centenarians?
Chihi top the list of longevity dogs. Many members of this breed live to be over 15 years old, and some live into their 20s. In general, Chihuahuas are healthy, but prone to heart and eye diseases.
It is not uncommon for these dogs to live longer than 15 years. Dachshund named Chanel - world record holder, she got into the Guinness Book of Records, having lived to be 21 years old. But dachshunds often have health problems, especially with their backs, and they are also prone to obesity.
These little dogs easily live up to 18 years. But they have orthopedic problems and eye diseases.
ജാക്ക് റസ്സൽ ടെറിയർ
It is not uncommon for them to live to the age of 16. Jack Russell Willy died at the age of 20 and also ended up in the Guinness Book of Records.
Friendly Shih Tzu can live over 15 years. These are healthy dogs, but they do have orthopedic and eye problems.
Is an exceptionally healthy breed - a dog can live over 15 years.
Yorkies are very popular in Russia, which is not surprising, because they often live up to 15 years (and sometimes longer).
These cute babies are also distinguished by the fact that, with proper care, they can live up to 16 years.
In the ranking of centenarians, almost all dogs are small, so Shiba Inu are very distinguished here. They can live over 16 years. And although the breed as a whole is healthy, allergy sufferers can be found among its representatives.
ഓസ്ട്രേലിയൻ കന്നുകാലി നായ
These dogs also typically live up to 16 years, and sometimes longer. But they need a lot of physical activity for a happy life.
Long-lived dog breeds from left to right: Chihuahua, Dachshund, Toy Poodle, Jack Russell Terrier, Shih Tzu, Maltese, Yorkshire Terrier, Pomeranian, Shiba Inu (Shiba Inu), Australian Cattle Dog
ജൂലൈ 13 3
അപ്ഡേറ്റ് ചെയ്തത്: ജൂലൈ 7, 2020