How long is your dog going to live? The chart below by dog breed is just a guide, like humans life expectancy depends on genetic diseases, a healthy diet, exercise and good mental nurturing. A dog that spends too much time alone and is overweight will live less for example.

 

Dog Breed

Life Expectancy in Years

   
Afghan Hound 12
Airedale Terrier 11
Basset Hound 12
Beagle 13
Bearded Collie 12
Bedlington Terrier 14
Bernese Mountain Dog 7
Border Collie 13
Border Terrier 13
Boxer 10
Bull Terrier 13
Bulldog 7
Bullmastiff 8
Cairn Terrier 13
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel 11
Chihuahua 13
Chow Chow 13
Cocker Spaniel 12
Dachshund 12
Dalmatian 13
Doberman Pinscher 10
English Cocker Spaniel 12
English Setter 11
English Springer Spaniel 13
English Toy Spaniel 10
Flat-Coated Retriever 9
German Shepherd 10
German Shorthaired Pointer 13
Golden Retrievers 12
Gordon Setter 11
Great Dane 9
Greyhound 13
Irish Red and White Setter 13
Irish Setter 12
Irish Wolfhound 6
Jack Russell Terrier 13
Labrador Retriever 12
Lurcher 12
Miniature Dachshund 15
Miniature Pinscher 14
Miniature Poodle 15
Random-bred/Mongrel 13
Norfolk Terrier 10
Old English Sheepdog 12
Pekingese 13
Pomeranian 14
Rhodesian Ridgeback 9
Rottweiler 10
Rough Collie 12
Samoyed 11
Scottish Deerhound 9
Scottish Terrier 12
Shetland Sheepdog 13
Shiba Inu 14
Shih Tzu 13
Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier 13
Staffordshire Bull Terrie (Pit Bull) 14
Standard Poodle 12
Tibetan Terrier 14
Toy Poodle 14
Vizsla 12
Weimaraner 10
Welsh Corgi 11
Welsh Springer Spaniel 11
West Highland White Terrier 13
Wire Fox Terrier 13
Yorkshire Terrier 13