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Lifespan of Large Australian Shepherds

by Stew
(Aurora, IN, USA)





Do large Australian Shepherds have a shorter life-span?

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Let's hope that it's longer..
by: Molly and Dave

I have read about aussies going strong for up to 16 years whereas other breeds are lucky to reach 12. We are feeding our 3 year old male the best dog food we can get in the hope that he will stay with us a very long while. I dread that day.

life span
by: Anonymous

I lost one at 14 years & 9 months
one at 6.5 years from leukemia.
Right now, I have one that is 11.5 and just had tumors removed this week, he is doing great. I also have a 5 year old.

The best companion
by: Anonymous

My Australian Shepard has just surpassed 15 years. They are the most loyal yet independent breed that exist. Joint issues can be curtailed with joint supplements.

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