While there are no certainty for the health of any breed, some dogs are simply healthier than others and not as susceptible to certain medical conditions, especially genetic diseases. Below are some of the breeds known to have the fewest health problems and numerically the healthiest of all canine breeds.

Australian Cattle Dog

The Australian Cattle Dogs, also known around the world as the Blue Heeler, usually live between 12 to 16 years of age. The Australian Cattle Dog has no record of major health issues and is viewed for their loyalty and an excellent IQ.

Border Collie

Border Collies is known for a lot of things. They’re smart, empathic, agile, and they’re really strong. Extreme climates do not pose a threat to them, as they are good for both cold and hot temperatures.

Border Collie can live between 12 to 15 years of age. And hence, the fact that they’re a pretty healthy breed is just another reason why they’re so incredible. They may suffer from Collie eye abnormalities and hyperthyroidism, but if you take good care of them, you’ll have them with you for a very long time.

German Pinscher

Usually, this species is between 12 to 14 years old. This may not sound much longer than most other dogs, but the lack of common health problems makes this a fairly predictable lifespan for a healthy dog. They’re also quite clever compared to other dog breeds.


Chihuahua is one of the longest-lived breeds. They can live up to 18 years in ideal conditions, which is an undoubtful fact of good health. They don’t require a lot of exercise because of their size, unlike most healthy breeds. Health problems that often affect Chihuahuas include hypoglycemia and pulmonary stenosis, that is a heart valve disorder.

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Siberian Husky

Even after being ill-suited for many canine owners, the Siberian Huskies are a common species. These dogs are very active and require a great deal of mental and physical exercise to remain obedient members of the household. This breed has a low risk of hip dysplasia, although it is vulnerable to biological epilepsy and eye conditions. That being said, regular health tests by breeders kept these conditions at bay.


Greyhounds are one of the fastest and most attractive breeds of dogs. Recognized for their loyalty and brave personality, the Greyhounds are a remarkably healthy breed. This breed may suffer from bloating, but feeding frequent small meals may completely remove this problem. Some greyhounds also have dental problems; but by regularly cleaning their teeth and providing chewing-friendly toys, you can keep them away from major dental issues.

Dogs make a great deal of emotional support for humans. They are gentle and caring, and they love to be with people. Although there are many dogs breeds that are more responsive to disease, the above mentioned ones are known for their great health and fewer appointments to the veterinarian.