Females of this breed tend to live one year longer than males, but all Maltese puppies are expected to live long lives due to a lack of serious genetic diseases.
The oldest known Beagle was named Butch, who lived in Virginia and died at the ripe old age of 27 in 2009.
Aussies are well-known for their herding abilities, intelligence, and high energy — and they're also one of the larger dogs on this list.
These "lions" were Chinese Ming Dynasty sweethearts, and they now live long lives as companion animals all over the world.
The oldest Lhasa apso on record lived for 29 years and died in 1939. Because they are suspicious of strangers, they make excellent indoor watch dogs.
This is a hybrid breed, a cross between a Cocker Spaniel and a Poodle, but their longevity must come from the Poodle side, as Cocker Spaniels typically live between 10 and 14 years.
These puppies are well-known for their high energy levels. Perhaps that is what keeps them going for so long!
Toy poodles have the longest expected lifespan of all poodles and poodle mixes because they are the smallest.
They may be the smallest dog breed, but they can also boast being one of the longest-living, largely because they are not prone to any serious genetic illnesses.
The world's rarest dog, from New Guinea, known for its singing howl. Only about 100 in captivity. Primitive yet gentle and friendly with humans.