Certain breeds of dog will inevitably become more familiar with the veterinary surgery than others over their lifetime.

Dog Health 2022: Here are the 10 breeds of adorable dog likely to need least and most expensive vet visits - from the Beagle to the Pug ๐Ÿ•

If you are looking to add a puppy to your family and live in a flat, here are the breeds that may lead to hefty vet bills โ€“ and those that tend to stay fit and healthy.

Plenty of us decided to welcome new four-legged friends into our homes in the last couple of years โ€“ according to Kennel Club figures dog ownership soared and post-lockdown demand for puppies remains high.

There are a whopping 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, alongside numerous crossbreeds, so thereโ€™s plenty of thinking to do before you select your familyโ€™s latest addition.

Thereโ€™s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Corenโ€™s book โ€˜The Intelligence of Dogsโ€™ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

One thing worth considering before making a decision is that some breeds have a long list of health conditions they are prone to suffering, often necessitating trips to the vet, while others are likely to need little more than their regular jabs and check-ups.

So, here are the 10 healthiest and most sickly breeds of dog.

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