What is the average lifespan of a dog?
The average lifespan of a dog depends heavily on the breed. In general the assumption is that smaller breeds of dog live longer than big dogs on average. For instance, a Dachshund has an average lifespan of 16 years, a Labrador lives 12 years on average and a Newfoundland dog usually has an average lifespan of 10 years.
How old was the oldest dog ever?
According to the Guinness Book of World Records the oldest dog in history was no fewer than 29 years, 6 months and 12 days old! The dog, named Bluey, lived from 1910 to 1939. Bluey was an Australian cattle dog. A British man claims that his dog, Belle, is 29 years old, however he can’t officially prove it.
What is the average lifespan per breed?
|English Bulldog||8 - 9 years|
|German Bulldog||9 - 11 years|
|Newfoundlander||9 - 11 years|
|Boxer||10 - 12 years|
|Chow Chow||10 - 12 years|
|St. Bernard||10 - 12 years|
|Bernese Mountain Dog||11 - 13 years|
|Labrador||11 - 13 years|
|Golden Retriever||11 - 13 years|
|Rottweiler||11 - 13 years|
|Basset Hound||12 - 14 years|
|Dalmation||12 - 14 years|
|German Shephard||12 - 14 years|
|Scottish Terrier||12 - 14 years|
|Chihuahua||12 - 15 years|
|Beagle||12 - 15 years|
|Dobermann||12 - 15 years|
|Jack Russel||13 - 15 years|
|Yorkshire Terrier||13 - 15 years|
|Boston Terrier||13 -16 years|
|Cocker Spaniel||13 -16 years|
|Poodle||13 - 16 years|
|Miniature Schnauzer||13 - 16 years|
|Dachshund||14 - 18 years|
|Miniature Poodle||14 - 18 years|