Dog's age, lifespan of dogs: how long will your
The answer to that depends upon several factors. The care that you
give your dog, the quality of the food that your dog eats the kind
of lifestyle that your dog lives. All these things play their part
in the chances of your dog enjoying a long life.
The average lifespan for dogs is between 10 and 13 years. However,
the average lifespan varies wildly depending on the breed of dog.
While some dogs have an average lifespan of 6 or 7 years some of
them regularly live for 15 years or longer. In general, the smaller
the dog the longer the expected lifespan. Smaller dogs generally
live longer than larger dogs, mostly because they don't suffer as
many serious skeletal and cardiovascular diseases as larger dogs.