Best-Healthy Dog Breeds

Ibizan Hounds have the grace and innocence of a deer caught in headlights, but were bred in Ancient Egypt as rabbit hunters.

All three of their breed sizes have the same lean build and are proportionately comparable; they have the muscular build of a ballerina, and an athletic mindset to match.

Azawakhs look like a larger version of the Whippet in that they have the same long, narrow snout and a built that's almost too lean for comfort.


English Foxhounds are lesser known for being family pets than noble hunters. Committed to training, these animals have a sturdy, long physique and plenty of lung power to fuel their endurance.

As with Alaskan Malamutes, Belgian Malinois are a large breed with a lifespan of up to 16 years! Like their German Shepherd doppelgängers,

the German Pinscher is the progenitor of the well-known Doberman, obvious in its strong build and squarely face.

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