Australian Cattle Dogs are among the healthiest. These intelligent, hardworking, and athletic dogs rarely have health difficulties. Originally developed to herd animals, they need lots of exercise to be fit.
Australian Shepherds are smart, loyal, and active lifelong pets that demand mental and physical activity. Advanced obedience training and herding suit these dogs.
Chihuahuas are among the longest-lived breeds despite forgetting their size. Big personalities and smarts characterize these devoted and lively canines.
Food drives beagles to follow their noses—even into trouble. Pets are affectionate. They overeat if given the chance, thus scent training and a regulated diet help these dogs.
Greyhounds are sight hunters, using speed and agility to find prey. They are sight hunters and may not get along with cats or rabbits without training and introductions.
Standard, Miniature, and Toy Poodles are great pets. These smart, loyal, and trainable dogs get along with people and animals. Poodles enjoy swimming and learning new skills, and they have few health difficulties as they mature.
The only Cuban dog breed, the Havanese, lives 14–16 years. Due to his intelligence, this friendly tiny breed adores his pet parents and is easy to train. The breed might have progressive retinal atrophy and patellar luxation.
German Shorthaired Pointer
Speed and stamina make German Shorthaired Pointers good hunting dogs. GSPs have great energy and need lots of activity and mental and physical stimulation to keep healthy and out of trouble. These dogs may have hip, elbow, and bloat.
Old English Sheepdog
Old English Sheepdogs cherish their pet parents. These gentle giants are friendly and well-behaved, especially in families with children. Many diseases rarely affect this healthy dog breed, which lives 10–12 years.
Basenjis are independent, lively dogs that are frequently called catlike due to their cleanliness and reserved nature. Basenjis need mental and physical stimulation to stay out of trouble and satisfy their active minds.