Australian Cattle Dogs love the outdoors and help ranchers herd. Athletics improves health. Bluey, an ACD, died at 29.

Australian Shepherd

Australian Shepherds enjoy working with farmers due to their Wild West roots. They live 12–15 years due to their active lifestyle.


This independent dog does not bark and cleans its fur like cats. Yodeling expresses themselves, especially against intruders.


Small but strong. Hunting packs suit their keen sense of smell. Beagles are faithful for 10-15 years.

Belgian Malinois

The military trains this breed to skydive because of its perky ears and dark face! The 14-year-old Malinois is smart and obedient.

Bichon Frise

Cute! White hypoallergenic fur highlights this dog's dark eyes and big smile. Bichons love their owners and making new friends.

Border Collie

Border Collies never grow old because they need to move. They herd livestock and win dog shows with their agility.


Its long body and short legs made it a "wiener" and an American Kennel Club "icon." Yours could live to 20 with daily exercise.


Havanese dogs live long because of their small, sturdy, adaptable bodies. They'll have 12 hairstyles in 14 years.

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