Shortest-Lived Dog Breeds 

When compared to the average lifespan of a human being, the lifespan of a dog is incredibly short. 

This is a terrible truth that comes with owning a dog.  

Dogs have a lifespan that ranges from 12 to 15 years on average, but not all dogs are made equal.  

There are a variety of diseases that can affect a dog later in life, 

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and each breed has its own unique genetic makeup.  

These diseases can affect a dog in a variety of ways. 

The lifespans of larger dog breeds are shorter than those of their smaller counterparts, which is another fact that is also true.  

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