It’s not always easy to choose the right dog to bring home as a pet. There are a lot of different things to consider, such as the temperament of the dog, how much they need to eat and how much exercise they need.
Other things to take into account include whether the dog you like will be good around children, get along with other animals and how long he might live. To help you with all this, we’ve put together our list of 35 dogs with the shortest life expectancy…
#35 Bloodhound – 11 Years
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The bloodhound was raised to be a great hunter, not to be long lived. It has a lifespan of around 9 to 11 years. If you are a hunter then the bloodhound is a natural pet, they have been carefully bred for hundreds of years to perfect their sense of smell and dedication to the chase.
But these dogs aren’t just great trackers; they’re also great friends. They are sweet and great with kids, although they can be a little difficult to train since they can easily get fixated on far off scents. If you want to be the hero to a heroic dog, then don’t hesitate to adopt a retired search and rescue bloodhound who needs a good home to live out its final days in.