Dogs that come into the home as pets end up becoming more than a valued member of the household. Thereby when one passes away it is a matter of great tragedy. Here is a list of dog breeds known to live the longest, so that you can pick one that will with you for a long time:
Dog Breeds With The Longest Life Spans
Maltese: This breed is known to live as long as 15 years.
Shetland Sheepdogs: This breed of dogs can live as much as up to 12-14 years.
Boston Terriers: This is another breed of dogs that lives up to 15 years.
German shorthaired pointers: The life span of this dog breed is known to be 12-15 years
Miniature Schnauzers: These cute dog breed can live up to 15 years.
Dachshunds : These cute longish dogs are known to live as 12-14 years.
Boxers: This rather fierce looking dog breeds can live somewhere between 11 -14 years.
Yorkshire terrier: This breed of dogs is supposed to have a lifespan of 12-15 years.
Golden retriever: This smart breed of canine can live up to 10 -12 years.
Pugs: This cute and adorable dog breed can live from 12-15 years.