Genetically unique is a good term for this breed of dog, because no one mutt is like another; consequently, they're perfect for anyone looking for a dog with few health concerns.
This large dog belongs to a relatively healthy breed, with almost no health issues to look for. Their forebears are from the strong, resilient sled dogs that helped settle the Alaskan wilderness.
Anyone looking for a smaller dog breed may fall in love with the Beagle. This breed is lovable, energetic and typically lives to old age, compared to other pups.
A breed noted for being devoted and sensitive, the Belgian Malinois is as healthy and active as any canine, and loves a good chase!
One of the smallest hounds, Basenjis are amazingly quiet; so much so they're sometimes compared to cats. Health problems are sometimes unique to this breed, but rare.
Alert, attentive and intelligent, these dogs aren't known to have many health issues to worry about.
This breed seems to have eluded many health problems seen in other dogs. They can live to as old as 14 years with seemingly unlimited energy and stamina.
Described as stubborn, independent "high achievers," Australian cattle dogs need physical as well as mental exercise to keep them strong and their minds sharp.
Small, adventurous and very agile, the National Shiba Club of America says Shibas "can rightfully be described as sturdy, healthy little dogs, able to withstand the rigors of outdoor life."
These pups are energetic, intelligent and easy to train. Their background is in shepherding, so the stock they come from is naturally hardy.