Animals can be great friends, and some pets can live with their humans for their whole lives. Here are the pets that live the longest and can be kept for life.
Bearded dragons make great pets because they don't need much care and can live up to 15 years. Needs just a heat lamp, a UV light, and a hygrometer to work.
Most house cats live into their teens, and the oldest cat ever was 27 years old. They need more care than other small pets, but they can take care of themselves.
Mini poodles are smart pets that live for a long time. They can live up to 18 years if they get daily walks, a bath once a month, and lots of love.
Chihuahuas often live into their teens, and one even lived until he was 23. They have a lot of personality, are loyal and friendly, and are small enough to take anywhere.
Leopard geckos live between 13 and 20 years and are hardy and easy to take care of. They make great pets because they don't need much care and eat mostly insects.
Ringed turtle doves are one of the birds that can live in a box the longest. They can live up to 20 years. They need care every day, but they don't like being handled
Horses need a lot of care and cost about $5,000 a year to keep. They can weigh hundreds of pounds and live for 30 years
Box turtles make good decorative pets. They don't like to be touched, need a terrarium with at least 40 gallons of space.They can live up to 35 years
Goldfish can't just live in a bowl. They need a filter, the right way to cycle the water, and a bigger tank or pond. If you take care of them, they can live for many years.
The pet that lives the longest is a tortoise. Cheap to buy and not too hard to take care of, but make sure you're ready to commit for life.