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10. Manchester terrier

These are lively, smart dogs that come in two sizes: standard (no more than 22 pounds) and toy (no more than 10 pounds) (not exceeding 12 pounds).
Average lifespan: 15 years

#9. Italian greyhound

Italian greyhound is a toy dog that is alert, playful, and very loving. They have the attentiveness of lapdogs and the intelligence of old, noble hounds.
Average lifespan: 15 years

#8. Boston terrier

The Boston terrier is recognized for its tight tuxedo jacket and sporty, but the compact frame. "The American Gentleman" is the breed's moniker.
Average lifespan: 15 years

#7. Australian terrier

These small dogs live a long time, are friendly, easy to train, and like to be the only dog in a home.
Average lifespan: 15 years

#6. Toy Manchester terrier

Toy Manchester terriers are little but spirited. These canines can spend 20 years entertaining their owners by snuggling or pursuing small prey.
Average lifespan: 15.5 years

#5. Bichon frise

White hypoallergenic coats make the breed ideal for allergy sufferers. Bichons love kids, other dogs, and people.
Average lifespan: 15.5 years

#4. Toy poodle

Toy poodles, like all poodles and mixes of poodles, can live for a long time. This breed is active, smart, and eager to please.
Average lifespan: 16 years

#3. Miniature poodle

The hypoallergenic, curly coat hides an attractive athlete and friend. Standard, miniature, and toy poodles exist. Miniature poodles resemble toy poodles.
Average lifespan: 16 years

#2. Lhasa apso

The 1,000-year-old Lhasa apso is kind to family but wary of strangers. The oldest of this breed died at 29 in 1939.
Average lifespan: 16 years

#1. Schipperke

Schipperkes are a breed of dog that is smart and curious. This little black dog is a strong, long-lived friend that doesn't get any taller than 13 inches.
Average lifespan: 17 years

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