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These Are the Longest Living Dog Breeds in the US

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1. Pyrenean shepherd
> Life expectancy: Late teens
> Popularity: 182 out of 197
> Height: 16-21 inches
> Weight: 15-30 pounds
> Temperament: Affectionate, Active, Enthusiastic

The Pyr shep originated in the Pyrenees Mountains and is still used today as a sheep herder. It is extremely devoted to its owner and needs to be kept busy. It comes in rough-faced and smooth-faced varieties that can be born within the same litter.