The coton de tulear
The coton de tulear

20 dogs with longest life expectancy

It is common knowledge that a dog is often the most loyal friend you can wish for. Are you looking for a faithful friend who will be part of your life for a very long time? Then look below for the 20 dogs with the longest life expectancy. 

Coton de Tuléar

Specifications Coton de tuléar

5/5
5/5
3/5

Characteristics Coton de tuléar

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
3/5

The Coton de Tuléar is a dog with a very soft coat. It is said that the coat of this dog is as soft as cotton. That is what his name refers to. The Coton de tuléar is a nice companion dog. The dog has a great capacity for empathy. That is why the dog is also used as a therapy dog.

Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu Specifications

5/5
5/5
3/5

Characteristics Shih Tzu

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
3/5

For centuries, the possession of the Shih Tzu was reserved for the members of the Chinese Imperial family. Nowadays, this dog is not only a nice family dog for the rich, but also the "common people" can own this nice dog. The Shih Tzu is a cheerful dog, that with its nice appearance quickly wins people over. The animal has a stubborn character, but is very loyal and loving.

Poodle

Poodle specifications

5/5
5/5
4/5

Characteristics Poodle

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
4/5

The poodle is popular with many dog owners. Although the dog is small, it is not a typical lap dog, although that image does exist. The dog is very active and loves to go out with its owner. It is also quite intelligent and will try to outsmart its owner. However, the dog is very loyal to his boss and will respect the boundaries that his boss sets. You do have to treat the Poodle correctly, because the animal can be quite proud.

Norrbottenspets

Specifications Norrbottenspets

5/5
3/5
4/5

Characteristics Norrbottenspets

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
4/5

The Norrbottenspets is a beautiful breed of dog from Scandinavia. Like most other Scandinavian dogs This breed is very attached to acquaintances. In addition, the dogs They have a lot of energy. They love a long walk or a romp. The dog is not suitable to be kept indoors only. Norrbottenspets do need to be challenged. If not, they will get bored and become wanton.

Pointer

Pointer specifications

5/5
3/5
4/5

Features Pointer

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
4/5

The Pointer is a powerful dog that radiates pure dignity. The animal has a gentle nature and is very intelligent. In addition, the Pointer has a rather funny appearance. If you look closely at the dog, it seems as if he has a kind of rocker nose. This makes it almost impossible not to find the Pointer a funny animal.

Miniature pinscher

Miniature Pinscher Specifications

5/5
3/5
5/5

Characteristics Miniature Pinscher

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
5/5

The Miniature Pinscher is also called the "King of small dogs". The animal is brave and has a very watchful character. Although this dog is not large, it is certainly not a defenceless lapdog. The dog has a funny character and its fearlessness sometimes even makes it a bit touching. Make no mistake though: the Miniature Pinscher is a real dog that needs a clear leader!

Bolonka

Specifications Bolonka

5/5
3/5
3/5

Features Bolonka

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
3/5

The Bolonka is a dog of Russian origin. It is quite rare for a Russian dog to be bred as a companion animal. However, the Bolonka is one of the few exceptions. The Bolonka is a small dog with an easy character. It is friendly and can easily adapt to new circumstances. A characteristic feature of this breed is that it is hypoallergenic.

Tibetan Terrier

Specifications Tibetan terrier

5/5
3/5
4/5

Characteristics Tibetan terrier

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
4/5

The name of the Tibetan terrier is somewhat misleading. The dog is not a terrier. He has been given this name in the past and it has stuck to him. The Tibetan terrier is cheerful and is a real family dog. He is good with small children and pets. Hunting small animals, which you would expect from a terrier, is not in his nature.

Butterfly dog

Specifications Butterfly dog

5/5
5/5
4/5

Characteristics Butterfly dog

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
4/5

The butterfly dog is a cute dog with a beautiful long, silky coat. The animal is cheerful and fits well in a family. In general, the dogs good with children. However, it is important to explain to children how they should play with the dog. The Butterfly dog is a small animal and quite fragile. When the game gets too wild, he tends to defend himself.

Havanese

Havanese specifications

5/5
5/5
3/5

Characteristics Havanese

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
3/5

One of the best dogs From South America is the Havanese. The animal originally comes from Cuba and came to Europe in the 18th century. The animal has a beautiful coat. However, that advantage also has a disadvantage: he needs to be brushed (almost) daily. The animal has an unbridled energy and is always in for a diversion. As soon as they notice that someone is paying attention to them, nothing is too much trouble.

Alaskan Klee Kai

Specifications Alaskan Klee Kai

3/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Alaskan Klee Kai

Family dog
3/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
3/5

Chihuahua

Chihuahua specifications

4/5
1/5
4/5

Chihuahua characteristics

Family dog
4/5
Good with children
1/5
Energy level
4/5

The Chihuahua is the smallest dog in the world. It is extremely petite, but has a lot of energy. It is also quite brave. Despite its small size, it keeps a close eye on its surroundings. At the same time, he is quite playful, and loves to go for a walk with his master, or snuggle up with his master on the sofa.

American Crested

Specifications American Crested

5/5
5/5
3/5

Characteristics American Crested

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
3/5

The American Crested is typically a dog breed you either love or hate. The breed has not been around for very long. The American Crested is a descendant of the Rat Terriers. The breed was not created intentionally, but was actually a fluke. The animal is well suited as a family dog. An important advantage of the American Crested is that it does not shed hair. When someone in the family has an allergy for dogs it might be possible to keep an American Crested.

Norfolk Terrier

Specifications Norfolk terrier

5/5
5/5
4/5

Characteristics Norfolk terrier

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
4/5

The Norfolk Terrier is not afraid of the devil. The animal is, despite its modest size, extremely brave. The dog is quite active and needs enough space to move around. Just like the other terriers, this dog is loyal to its owner. He prefers to spend a lot of time with him. That can be on the couch, but also during a long walk in the woods.

Dachshund

Dachshund specifications

5/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Dachshund

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
3/5

The Dachshund is sometimes mistaken for a lapdog for reasons that are unclear. This, however, is not justified. The Dachshund is a very cheerful, lively dog that loves activities. At the same time it is also true that the dog loves (physical) attention. However, the dog also enjoys being petted and jumping on its owner's lap.

Biewer Terrier

Specifications Biewer terrier

5/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Biewer terrier

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
3/5

The Biewer terrier is a relatively young breed. The animal is also not that big. The Biewer terrier is a dog that you actually love right away. They are full of energy, cheerful and their cute appearance brings a smile to your face. The dogs are intelligent and can feel their owner very well. In addition, the dogs Extremely loyal to their owners. This makes the Biewer terrier a nice family dog.

Teddy Roosevelt Terrier

Specifications Teddy Roosevelt terrier

5/5
5/5
5/5

Characteristics Teddy Roosevelt terrier

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
5/5

Originally a hard worker, now a sociable family dog. That is the best way to describe the Teddy Roosevelt terrier. The cosy terrier that is named after the 26th president of the United States is a beautiful dog, with a sweet character. The dog is loving, tolerant towards other animals and can associate well with (older) children.

Lhasa Apso

Lhasa Apso Specifications

5/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Lhasa Apso

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
3/5

The Lhasa Apso is an ancient breed. The history of this small but brave four-legged friend goes back more than 2,000 years. This dog is very loving towards acquaintances, but is quite reserved towards strangers. The dog has a beautiful coat and an energetic appearance. Grooming the coat, however, can take some time.

Glen Terrier

Glen terrier specifications

5/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Glen terrier

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
3/5

The Glen terrier is a small dog with a very lively character. The dog has a double coat and is rough-haired. The animal is a real family dog and its endearing appearance can make it look like a lap dog. But make no mistake! The dog was originally bred as a hunting dog and that character is still present in the animal. It needs space to expend its energy.

Affenpinscher

Specifications Affenpinscher

3/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Affenpinscher

Family dog
3/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
3/5

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