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The Healthiest Dog Breeds

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Dogs aren’t just your pets; they are part of the family. Despite efforts to keep your furry family member healthy and fit, some dog is more subject to more hereditary health complications than others

The health team at Pet Breeds analyze the 33 pups are predisposed to the fewest number of genetic health concerns. To create a list of, the breeds need to have two or fewer minor and severe misgivings according to Animal Planet data. The list was then arranged into three tiers two health concerns, one health concern, and no health concerns and within the lines, these pups were rank by the 2015 American Kennel Club popularity ranking.

 

Editor’s Facts:  according to the SPCA, dog owners spend between $1,300 to $1,800 on pet medical care,

Here are The Healthiest Dog Breeds

10. Border Terrier

Border Terrier

Border Terrier

Total Health Problems according to Animal:
Animal Planet: 1
2016 Popularity Rank: 86

The border terrier has a 12-15-year lifespan. While mostly healthy, it has some risk of developing Legg Calve Perthes disease.

 

9. Chinese Crested

Chinese Crested

Chinese Crested

Total Health Problems according to Animal:
Animal Planet: 1
2016 Popularity Rank: 77

The Chinese crested is a lean dog that does not need a much outdoor workout. The breed enjoys being healthy; it is prone to kneecap dislocation and Legg Perthes disease.

 

8. Whippet

Whippet

Whippet

Total Health Problems according to Animal:
Animal Planet: 1
2016 Popularity Rank: 77

Originally from England, the whippet is an agile breed that can reach speeds up to 56 kilometers per hours. The dogs are very healthy but irregularly experiences deafness.

 

7.Shiba Inu

Shiba Inu

Shiba Inu

Total Health Problems according to Animal:
Animal Planet: 1
2016 Popularity Rank: 44

One of the smallest classes originating from Japan, the Shiba Inu is a healthy dog that only has a minor risk of patellar luxation.

 

6. Harrier

Harrier

Harrier

Total Health Problems according to Animal:
Animal Planet: 0
2016 Popularity Rank: 186

The talented harrier participates in agility, hunting, and tracking and has an average life expectancy of 10 to 12 years. They are incredibly healthy dogs and are not predisposed to any major, minor or occasional health concerns.

 

5. Pharaoh Hound

Pharaoh Hound

Pharaoh Hound

Total Health Problems according to Animal:
Animal Planet: 0
2016 Popularity Rank: 168

The pharaoh hound is sociable, loving and playful. The breed is one of the oldest domesticated breeds in recorded history.

 

4. Canaan Dog

Canaan Dog

Canaan Dog

Total Health Problems according to Animal:
Animal Planet: 0
2016 Popularity Rank: 181

Foreshadowed for being alert, intelligent and protective, Canaan dogs have been in existence in the Middle East for thousands of years. This pup is not known to suffer from genetic health concerns.

 

3. Polish Lowland Sheepdog

Polish Lowland Sheepdog

Polish Lowland Sheepdog

Total Health Problems according to Animal:
Animal Planet: 0
2016 Popularity Rank: 169

The Polish lowland sheepdog is a healthy dog that needs a daily workout to remain happy and healthy. This breed is high-class maintenance and requires regular grooming.

 

2. Redbone Coonhound

Redbone Coonhound

Redbone Coonhound

Total Health Problems according to Animal:
Animal Planet: 0
2016 Popularity Rank: 143

Outgoing, reliable, redbone coonhounds are recognized for their hunting and tracking prowess. This breed has an aggressive, loyal and out-going temperament and requires regular exercise to stay in optimal shape.

 

1. German Pinscher

German Pinscher

German Pinscher

Total Health Problems according to Animal:
Animal Planet: 0
2016 Popularity Rank: 146

The German Pinscher makes a great dog. It is low maintenance, is easy to train and is void of any-and-all significant and minor health concerns.

Reference:
Pet Breeds
American Kennel Club

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