These are the 10 healthiest dog breeds likely to need a few expensive trips to the vet – including the adorable Border Collie

The past two years have seen many of us welcome a new four-legged friend into our homes, as seen by the Kennel Club increase in dog ownership by nearly eight percent since the start of the global pandemic.

But with 221 different purebred dog breeds to choose from, there’s a lot of thought to be done before selecting your perfect pup.

It’s also worth thinking about the health issues that can affect certain breeds, for example bulldogs are particularly susceptible to respiratory problems, while pugs commonly develop eye infections.

Of course, there’s no guarantee that a dog won’t develop problems, but some are less susceptible than others.

So if you want a happy dog ​​while avoiding hefty vet bills, here are 10 of the healthiest dog breeds you should consider, according to the American Kennel Club.

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