LIST: Dogs with the shortest lifespan in the world

Here is the list of the dogs with the shortest lifespan in the world. Compared to other domesticated pets and animals, dogs has shorter lifespan raging from 5-7 years old up to 16 or 17 years old. For this list we have all the dogs with only few years to live here on earth. See the list below in no particular order or ranking.
LIST: Dogs with the shortest lifespan in the world
1. The Dogue de Bordeaux, Bordeaux Mastiff, French Mastiff or Bordeauxdog is a large French mastiff breed—and one of the oldest French dog breeds. A typical brachycephalic molossoid type breed, the Bordeaux is a very powerful dog, with a very muscular body.
Hypoallergenic: No
Life expectancy: 5 – 8 years
Temperament: Vigilant, Devoted, Loyal, Companionable, Even Tempered, Courageous
Weight: Male: 54–65 kg, Female: 54–65 kg
Height: Male: 60–67 cm, Female: 57–65 cm
Colors: Fawn, Mahogany, Red

2. The Irish Wolfhound is a historic sighthound dog breed from Ireland that has by its presence and substantial size inspired literature, poetry and mythology. Like all sighthounds, it was used to pursue game by speed; it was also famed as a guardian dog, specializing in protection against and for the hunting of wolves.
Hypoallergenic: No
Life expectancy: 6 – 10 years
Origin: Ireland
Scientific name: Canis lupus familiaris
Temperament: Thoughtful, Patient, Dignified, Sweet-Tempered, Generous, Loyal
Colors: Black, White, Brindle, Fawn, Grey, Red

3. The Bernese Mountain Dog is a large-sized breed of dog, one of the four breeds of Sennenhund-type dogs from the Swiss Alps. Bred from crosses of Mastiffs and guard-type breeds, Bernese Mountain Dogs were brought to Switzerland by the Romans 2,000 years ago.
Life expectancy: 6 – 8 years
Origin: Switzerland
Color: Black tricolor
Temperament: Affectionate, Intelligent, Loyal, Faithful
Height: Male: 64–70 cm, Female: 58–66 cm
Weight: Male: 38–50 kg, Female: 36–48 kg

4. The Scottish Deerhound, or simply the Deerhound, is a large breed of hound, once bred to hunt the red deer by coursing. In outward appearance, the Scottish Deerhound is similar to the Greyhound, but larger and more heavily boned with a rough-coat.
Hypoallergenic: No
Life expectancy: 8 – 11 years
Origin: Scotland
Temperament: Docile, Dignified, Friendly, Gentle
Weight: Male: 39–50 kg, Female: 34–43 kg
Colors: Brindle, Fawn, Red Fawn, Blue, Grey, Yellow

5. The Great Dane is a German breed of domestic dog known for its large size. The record holder for the tallest dog ever is a Great Dane called Zeus, who measured 111.8 cm from paw to shoulder. The tallest living dog is another Dane named Freddy, measuring 103.5 cm.
Life expectancy: 8 – 10 years
Origin: Germany
Height: Female: 71–81 cm, Male: 76–86 cm
Colors: Black, Brindle, Fawn, Blue, Mantle, Harlequin
Temperament: Devoted, Reserved, Friendly, Confident, Loving, Gentle
Weight: Female: 45–59 kg, Male: 54–90 kg

6. The Bullmastiff is a large-sized breed of domestic dog, with a solid build and a short muzzle. The Bullmastiff is mastiff type dog, and was originally developed by 19th-century gamekeepers to guard estates. The breed was created by crossing the English Mastiff with the now extinct Old English Bulldog.
Life expectancy: 8 – 10 years
Origin: United Kingdom
Temperament: Docile, Devoted, Reliable, Alert, Loyal, Reserved, Protective, Loving, Powerful, Courageous, Calm
Height: Male: 64–68 cm, Female: 61–66 cm
Colors: Brindle, Fawn, Red
Weight: Male: 50–59 kg, Female: 45–54 kg

7. The Shar-Pei is a type of dog breed known for its deep wrinkles and blue-black tongue. The breed originates from southern China. The English name "Shar-Pei" derives from the British spelling of the older Cantonese shā pèih, which translates to "sandy skin" and refers to the texture of the breed's short, rough coat.
Hypoallergenic: No
Life expectancy: 9 – 11 years
Temperament: Suspicious, Affectionate, Devoted, Independent, Reserved, Loving
Colors: Black, Fawn, Lilac, Cream, Sand, Red
Height: Female: 46–51 cm, Male: 46–51 cm
Weight: Female: 18–25 kg, Male: 25–30 kg

8. The Chow-Chow is a dog breed originally from northern China, where it is referred to as Songshi-Quan, which translates to "puffy-lion dog".
Hypoallergenic: No
Life expectancy: 9 – 15 years
Temperament: Aloof, Independent, Loyal, Quiet
Colors: Black, Blue, Fawn, Cream, Red
Height: Male: 48–56 cm, Female: 46–51 cm
Weight: Male: 25–32 kg, Female: 20–27 kg

9. The Neapolitan Mastiff or Mastino Napoletano is an Italian breed of large dog. It descends from the traditional guard dogs of central Italy. It was recognised as a breed by the Ente Nazionale della Cinofilia Italiana in 1949, and accepted by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale in 1956.
Life expectancy: 8 – 10 years
Origin: Italy
Temperament: Stubborn, Obedient, Fearless, Protective, Dominant, Trainable
Height: Male: 63–77 cm, Female: 58–70 cm
Weight: Male: 60–70 kg, Female: 50–60 kg
Colors: Black, Brindle, Tawny, Blue, Mahogany

10. The Newfoundland dog is a large working dog. They can be either black, brown, or white-and-black. However, in the Dominion of Newfoundland, before it became part of the confederation of Canada, only black and Landseer coloured dogs were considered to be proper members of the breed.
Hypoallergenic: No
Life expectancy: 8 – 10 years
Height: Male: 69–74 cm, Female: 63–69 cm
Weight: Male: 60–70 kg, Female: 45–55 kg
Temperament: Sweet-Tempered, Trainable, Gentle
Colors: Black, Black & White, Grey, Brown

11. The St. Bernard or St Bernard is a breed of very large working dog from the western Alps in Italy and Switzerland. They were originally bred for rescue by the hospice of the Great St Bernard Pass on the Italian-Swiss border.
Life expectancy: 8 – 10 years
Mass: 64 – 120 kg
Height: Male: 70–90 cm, Female: 65–80 cm
Temperament: Lively, Friendly, Gentle, Watchful, Calm
Colors: Red & White, Brownish-yellow, Reddish-brown Brindle, Reddish-brown Splash, Reddish-brown Mantle
Origin: Switzerland, Italy

12. The Rottweiler is a breed of domestic dog, regarded as medium-to-large or large. The dogs were known in German as Rottweiler Metzgerhund, meaning Rottweil butchers' dogs, because their main use was to herd livestock and pull carts laden with butchered meat to market.
Life expectancy: 8 – 10 years
Origin: Germany
Temperament: Good-natured, Obedient, Devoted, Steady, Alert, Fearless, Confident, Self-assured, Courageous, Calm
Height: Female: 56–63 cm, Male: 61–69 cm
Colors: Black, Tan, Mahogany
Weight: Female: 35–48 kg, Male: 50–60 kg

13. The Curly-coated Retriever is a breed of dog originally bred in England for upland bird and waterfowl hunting. It is the tallest of the retrievers and is easily distinguishable by the mass of tight curls covering its body.
Hypoallergenic: No
Life expectancy: 9 – 14 years
Temperament: Clever, Intelligent, Lively, Independent, Sensitive, Trainable
Height: Female: 58–64 cm, Male: 64–69 cm
Weight: Female: 23–32 kg, Male: 32–41 kg
Colors: Black, Liver

14. The Bulldog, also known as the British Bulldog or English Bulldog, is a medium-sized dog breed. It is a muscular, hefty dog with a wrinkled face and a distinctive pushed-in nose. The Kennel Club, the American Kennel Club, and the United Kennel Club oversee breeding records.
Hypoallergenic: No
Life expectancy: 8 – 10 years
Temperament: Docile, Willful, Friendly, Gregarious
Colors: White, Fawn, Piebald, Fawn & White, Brindle & White, Red & White, Red Brindle, Red
Weight: Female: 18–23 kg, Male: 23–25 kg
Height: Female: 31–40 cm, Male: 31–40 cm

15. The English Mastiff is a breed of large dog. National kennel clubs, including the United Kingdom's Kennel Club and the American Kennel Club, refer to the breed as simply the Mastiff.
Life expectancy: 6 – 12 years
Origin: England
Height: Female: 70–91 cm, Male: 70–91 cm
Temperament: Good-natured, Affectionate, Dignified, Protective, Courageous, Calm
Weight: Female: 54–77 kg, Male: 73–100 kg
Colors: Brindle, Fawn, Apricot

16. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a small breed of spaniel classed in the toy group of The Kennel Club and the American Kennel Club, that originated in the United Kingdom. Since 2000, it has grown in popularity in the United States and ranks as the 19th most popular pure-breed in the United States.
Hypoallergenic: No
Life expectancy: 9 – 14 years
Temperament: Sociable, Affectionate, Patient, Fearless, Playful, Adaptable
Colors: Black & Tan, Tri-color, Blenheim, Ruby
Height: Male: 30 – 33 cm (Adult), Female: 30 – 33 cm (Adult)
Mass: Male: 5.9 – 8.2 kg (Adult), Female: 5.9 – 8.2 kg (Adult)


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