The beagle is a medium-sized, moderately active dog with a 10- to 15-year lifespan. Beagles are healthy. Eye and hip problems are common in senior dogs.
Australian cattle dogs are athletic and intelligent, making them perfect running or hiking companions. They live 12 to 16 years and have few health complications.
Chihuahuas are little but full of personality and intellect. They can live up to 20 years. They have mostly healthy lives. Heart, eye, and patellar luxation concerns are associated to the breed.
Greyhounds are speedy. They live 10 to 13 years on average. They live healthy lives. Like other deep-chested dogs, they are prone to bloat and gastric torsion if they eat too quickly.
Poodles aren't as prissy as they look. Poodles are athletic and smart. Poodles were originally hunt dogs. Poodles live 10 to 18 years and are healthier than many other breeds.
Havanese, the only dog breed unique to Cuba, is a petite, smart, easy-to-train, social canine. A Havanese lives 14 to 16 years on average. These healthy canines can develop genetic deafness.
The Siberian husky is a strong, athletic dog with limitless activity. Ideal for lengthy daily walks, runs, or excursions. 12 to 16 years is a good lifespan for these dogs.
Basenjis are intelligent, cat-like hunting dogs. They yodel instead of bark and groom like cats. These canines live 13 to 14 years and rarely have severe health issues.