The last two years have seen many of us welcome a new four-legged friend into our homes, as the Kennel Club saw dog ownership rise by nearly eight per cent during the global pandemic.

Dogs With Long Lives: These are the 10 breeds of adorable dog that live the longest lives

With puppy ownership continuing to soar post-lockdown, here are the dog breeds that are most likely to live to a very old age.

By Leanne Clarke
Thursday, 7th July 2022, 1:39 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th July 2022, 1:46 pm

With 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your perfect pup – whether you want a large dog, family-friendly dog, or crossbreed.

One of the terrible truths of dog ownership is that we are likely to outlive our adored pet, with the average dog living just 10-13 years – but some breeds tend to have longer lives than others.

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