There are a lot of great reasons to adopt a mixed breed dog. Purebred dogs, while amazing in their own right, are often plagued with health issues and tend to have shorter lives. What mixes lack in pedigree they make up for in health, personality, and lifespan.

If you do have your heart set on a purebred dog, though, you should know that different breeds have very different life expectancies. If you’re looking for a dog who will be at your side for a long, long while, take a look at these 25 breeds who are known for their exceptionally long lifespans.

The last one is the longest living dog breed in existence!

1. Coton De Tulear, 16 Years

2. Pomeranian, 16 Years

3. Boykin Spaniel, 16 Years

4. Pom-Coton, 16 Years.

5. Rustralian Terrier, 16 Years.

6. Toy Manchester Terrier, 16 Years

7. Lagotto Romagnolo, 17 Years

8. Cockapoo, 18 Years

9. Rat-Cha, 18 Years

10. Ratese, 18 Years

11. Cheenese, 18 Years

12. Australian Shepherd, 18 Years

13. Rattle Griffon, 18 Years

14. Rattle, 18 Years

15. Jack Chi, 18 Years

16. Lacasapoo, 18 Years

17. Pomchi, 18 Years

18. Shih Tzu, 20 Years

19. Lhasa Apso, 20 Years

20. Ratshi Terrier, 20 Years

21. New Guinea Singing Dog, 20 Years.

22. Chihuahua, 20 Years

23. Jack Russell Terrier, 20 Years

24. Toy Poodle, 20 Years

25. Scotch Collie, 22 Years

These long-living dogs don’t just have time on their side, they’ve also got cuteness to spare!

Go ahead, adopt one. What are you waiting for?