13 Dog Breeds That Can Get Older (With Pictures)

The life of a dog is much shorter compared to our own in human years.

Children often witness in their teenage years that their childhood playmate succumbs to the infirmities and diseases of old age.

If you want to give your little ones a four-legged friend and keep them as family members for as long as possible, you will find a list of the longest-lived dog breeds here!

#1 Miniature Schnauzer

The Miniature Schnauzer can spend a proud 16 years at your side and with the family.

His loyalty and cute nature make him a cheeky, sometimes idiosyncratic, but lively enrichment.

#2 Jack Russell Terrier

This small dog breed inspires with its liveliness and cheerfulness. No sadness comes with him for 16 years.

Families can rely on his faithful devotion and his loving dealings with children.

#3 English Cocker Spaniel

We quickly fall in love with his curly hair and want to stroke and cuddle with him again and again.

Headstrong, but cheerful and lively, he accompanies his owners for over 14 years and always delights them with his sweet look and appearance.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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