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

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2. Pomeranian, 16 Years

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3. Boykin Spaniel, 16 Years

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4. Pom-Coton, 16 Years.

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5. Rustralian Terrier, 16 Years.

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6. Toy Manchester Terrier, 16 Years

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7. Lagotto Romagnolo, 17 Years

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8. Cockapoo, 18 Years

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9. Rat-Cha, 18 Years

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10. Ratese, 18 Years

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11. Cheenese, 18 Years

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12. Australian Shepherd, 18 Years

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13. Rattle Griffon, 18 Years

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14. Rattle, 18 Years

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15. Jack Chi, 18 Years

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16. Lacasapoo, 18 Years

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17. Pomchi, 18 Years

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18. Shih Tzu, 20 Years

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19. Lhasa Apso, 20 Years

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20. Ratshi Terrier, 20 Years

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21. New Guinea Singing Dog, 20 Years.

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22. Chihuahua, 20 Years

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23. Jack Russell Terrier, 20 Years

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24. Toy Poodle, 20 Years

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25. Scotch Collie, 22 Years

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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?