The average lifespan of a dog is between 10 and 13 years. Sadly, some breeds don't live past 9 years. To determine the dog breeds that have the shortest life expectancy, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the life expectancy of nearly 300 popular breeds registered with the American Kennel Club.
Losing a family conpanion is difficult no matter the age; but there are a lot of factor that go into selecting the right dog for your family; includine life expectancy. Below are the 24 breeds with the shortest lifespan.
At the end of the day, all dogs deserve our best, no matter their lifespan. The dogs on this list are some of the shortest living breeds in existence. But they are still in need of good homes. And being educated about a breed helps to get them in the right home. What is your favorite dog breed? Why? Share your thoughts below! 🙏