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Dog breeds with the shortest lifespan

Dog breeds with a long lifespan are, for example, the Irish Softcoated Wheaten Terrier, Miniature Schnauzer and Border Terrier, while the Pomeranian often lives the shortest time. This lists show the most common cause of death as well as the median age of life per dog breed. The information comes from Agria Breed Profiles and is a compilation of Swedish life insured dogs between the years 2016-2021.
Dog breeds with the shortest lifespan

If you want to spend a long time with your four-legged friend, you need to think about your choice of dog breed and the environment it will live in. These play a big role in how long you can spend together.

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