Life expectancy dog breeds
According to Pet Premium Pet Health Insurance, the Rottie is the most expensive dog breed to own. A strong dog with an energy level that fluctuates from couch potato to whirlwind, this is a pooch who requires a large fenced yard.
A big dog who can weigh up to 180 pounds, the Saint Bernard is most famous for rescuing humans from the frigid wind and snow of the Swiss Alps. The breed was also featured in an unflattering light in the novel.
Named after the, the Newfoundland is an equal companion and worker. The Newfie is an apt pupil, strong, confident swimmer, and natural babysitter (this breed was featured as a nanny in by the name of Nana).
Great Danes are big animals — as in they hold Guinness World Records for being the tallest dog. They’re also sweet, loyal companions who love to play.
The Swissie excels in dog sports — such as weight pulling and agility — characteristics from his heritage as an all-around working dog, including standing guard, herding cattle, and pulling carts.