As mixed breeds, Mutts tend to have increased genetic diversity and vigor known as “hybrid vigor.”
Bred for rugged outdoor work, the robust Australian Cattle Dog typically lives 12-16 years.
Australian Cattle Dog
Bred for hunting rabbits on foot, Beagles are athletic and generally healthy, living 12-15 years.
Energetic working dogs, Border Collies maintain an active lifestyle and tend to live 12-15 years.
An ancient breed developed for frigid climates, Huskies are normally healthy and enjoy 12-14 years.
When responsibly bred, the German Shepherd is athletic, long-lived, and relatively minimal health problems.
Intelligent and energetic, well-bred Poodles live 14 years or more with relatively few genetic issues.