Moden living in big cities means many of us have to compromise when it comes to our living space. Today, most people live in small apartments which don’t allow for having big pets. Dog lovers know that most dogs need space, walks, and nature in order to be happy. Still, it is still possible to have a happy healthy dog even while living in less than ideal conditions. In this case, size matters a lot, as well as the breed’s activity level and sociability. Here are the dog breeds who’ll enjoy spending time with you in your apartment, no matter its size.
The English Bulldog is known for its wrinkly, droopy face and while that quality is not desirable in humans, it does makes pooches incredibly cute. Bulldogs don’t just have adorability going on for them, they also have a great easygoing personality. They are incredibly loyal and are relatively lazy, which is great for people who live in a city and are a bit too busy to go on elaborate adventures with their dogs.
The Maltese are white fluffy dogs that look like tiny little angles. Just like angles, they are very sweet and kind in their nature. These dogs are perfect for apartment living since they don’t need much grooming or exercise, as long as they have their fair share of cuddles. Malteses adjust to small places quickly. Because of their sweet delicate nature, they serve as amazing therapy dogs and can help you stay calm and balanced.
If you see a Pomeranian walking down the street you’re very likely to mistake it for a huge fur ball with fur and legs. The Pomeranians are not just soft but are also affectionate and active. Because they are so small they’ll fit right into any space. Another thing this breed has going for it is that despite being so fluffy it doesn’t shed as much as other dogs. It is also smart so you’ll be able to teach it cool tricks.
Commonly known as ‘weiner dogs’ the Dachshunds are literal hot dogs! These long dogs have a big personality, always being cheerful and pleasant. They are good for apartment life because they don’t need much grooming, but they do need a lot of exercise and playtime. They especially enjoy playing fetch, as long as they get plenty of movement.