A Ranking of Common Pets' Life Expectancy, from Shortest to Longest
There is a common saying that a pet might only be here for a part of your life, but for them, you are their whole life. Having a pet is like having a friend, a companion, or even a bonus family member. However, they can be a lot of work; things like vet appointments, pet insurance, and groomers visits can add up over time. Moreover, a lot of pets require your time and attention daily. This is why it is really important to consider a pet's lifespan before choosing to bring them into your life — it is often an overlooked factor when people select their pet. We have rounded up a list of common pets with their lifespans from the shortest to longest. Keep reading to learn more.