7 Most Healthy And The Most Fit Dog Breeds In The World!

Breeds, last updated 07th, Jul 2016, Prekshita Patwa

As pet owners, we know how important the health of our dog is. We come to know the various types of viruses, diseases, organ failures etc that can happen. And it scares us. To the core. Our insides turn numb when our dog is diagnosed with serious conditions.


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With reasons we have compiled for you the dog breeds which will give you fewer reasons to worry:



With a lifespan of 11 to 13 years, Foxhounds make an excellent choice for families who live in rural areas or on large farms and are not prone to many major health problems. They require moderate daily exercise in the form of a walk or jog and need minimal grooming aside from an occasional brushing.



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Poodles of all sizes share the same knack for staying healthy. Despite their overwhelming popularity, a well-bred poodle is typically very hardy.



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Another high-energy breed renowned for its agility, intelligence and obedience, Coates lists the Border Collie as one of healthiest. With a lifespan of 10 to 14 years, Border Collies are prone to health problems including seizures and hypothyroidism. A breed that is eager to please with a high level of trainability, Border Collies should be provided with plenty of daily exercises as well as regular access to the outdoors.


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A recent study showed that mix breed dogs were significantly less likely to develop ten genetically based diseases, including some types of heart disease, musculoskeletal problems, allergic skin disease and hyperthyroidism.


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With love and attention, this pint-sized pooch species can live up to 18 years. The Chihuahua’s petite size means it typically requires less exercise than other breeds of dogs. A smooth-coated Chihuahua requires minimal grooming while longhaired varieties require brushing two to three times a week. Because of their size, Chihuahuas require minimal exercise beyond a short walk. 


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Although Bichons may be prone to allergies, they rank as one of the healthiest small breeds around.



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7. Siberian Huskies

A medium-sized dog renowned for its abilities as a sledge and racing dog, the Siberian Husky is relatively healthy compared to other breeds of the same size. With a lifespan of 11 to 13 years, Siberian Huskies may suffer from a few health problems.


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It’s important to remember that no matter what breed of dog you choose, proper care, a healthy diet, routine checkups, and plenty of love are essential to ensuring her life is a long and happy one. Prevention is the most effective treatment. After consulting your vet you can add nutrients to his daily diet. 

Let us know about your dog breed's health in the comments section below!