Top 10 healthy Dog Breeds
In this post we have tried to rank top 10 most healthy dog breeds from descending order as followed by their capability, training, health problem etc.
10. Border Collie
Collie is a 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 exercise as well as regular access to the outdoors.
9. Alaskan Malamute
The Alaskan malamute is a large breed of domestic dog .The most commonly reported health problems of Alaskan Malamutes were musculoskeletal and hereditary cataracts. Other health issues in Malamutes include Elbow dysplasia, inherited polyneuropathy, chondrodysplasia, heart defects, and eye problems.
8. Shetland Sheepdog
Shetland Eye can be affected by a group of related eye problems known as “collie eye anomaly.” It affects the retina and the optic nerve. There is no treatment for Shetland eye, and it’s fairly widespread among the breeds that are affected by it.
7. German Shepherd
Aortic stenosis is the common disease to this dog. Aortic stenosis is a narrowing of the aorta, the large blood vessel that carries oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the body. Aortic stenosis usually shortens the dog’s lifespan, but it can be managed with medications.
6. Pembroke Welsh Corgi
The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a herding dog breed, which originated in Pembroke shire, Wales. Pembroke have an average life expectancy of 12–15 years. Health problems may include degenerative myelopathy, hip dysplasia, and Von Willebrand’s disease if their parents suffered from the same problems.
5. Labrador Retriever
Obesity is the major disease. Any dog can become overweight, but Labradors are especially prone to it. And just like with people, obesity is linked to health problems in dogs. Labs need vigorous daily exercise.
4. Siberian Husky
Siberian Huskies seem to be predisposed to a variety of autoimmune disorders, many of which affect the skin. These conditions cause sores and hair loss, often on the face. One immune condition affects both the skin and the eyes and can lead to eye problems like glaucoma and cataracts.
The Whippet is a breed of medium-sized dog. Bully Whippets experience no significant health problems beyond those experienced by a normal whippet, but may be more prone to muscle cramping.
Large breeds like the Rottweiler are at risk for a variety of joint problems; including elbow dysplasia, hip dysplasia, arthritis, and osteochondrosis dissecans (OCD). Feeding the right amount of a balanced diet may help keep Rottweiler’s joints healthy.
1. Mixed Breed
Mixed breed is a domesticated animal descended from multiple breeds of the same species, often breeding without any human intervention, recordkeeping, or selective breeding. They are healthier and they have long-life.