Known for its keen sense of smell and savvy hunting skills, the beagle is a moderately active, medium-sized dog with an average lifespan of 10 to 15 years. Beagles generally lead healthy lives.
An athletic and intelligent breed, the Australian cattle dog can make a great running or hiking buddy for active people.
Chihuahuas have a lot of spirit and intelligence for coming in such a small package. It's also not uncommon for these little dogs to live close to 20 years. They generally remain healthy for most of their lives.
The greyhound is one of the fastest dog breeds in the world. And on average, these dogs live between 10 and 13 years. They are generally very healthy throughout their lives.
Poodles have a reputation of being prissy, but these coifed canines are anything but. Not only are poodles highly intelligent, but they're extremely athletic, too. In fact,
Hailing from Havana, Cuba—and securing the spot as the only dog breed native to Cuba—the Havanese is a small, smart dog that's easy to train and extremely sociable. The typical Havanese has a lifespan of 14 to 16 years.
Best known for its sled-pulling strength and endurance, the Siberian husky is a powerful, athletic dog with boundless energy. It's ideal for those who like to take long daily walks, runs, or hikes.
Basenjis are quite intelligent, athletic hunting dogs that have almost a cat-like nature. In fact, rather than barking, they make more of a yodeling sound, and they tend to groom like cats.
Border collies are highly intelligent, athletic, and driven dogs. They thrive when they have a job and are up to learning most tasks, especially ones that require lots of mental and physical energy.