The 10 Best Dogs for Apartments

Bichon Frise

Bichons are energetic and friendly with people and other dogs, yet they "don't mind loud neighbors or outside traffic.

French Bulldogs

These little, friendly canines, known as Frenchies... enjoy to play and socialize with people, and a simple stroll is enough exercise.

Yorkshire Terriers

If you want a dog that will spend time alone while you're at work or out of the apartment, a yorkie may be right for you.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

They are fine with two walks a day as long as they receive some outside time on weekends, making them ideal for apartment life due to their small size and mild activity.


a little dog with a big personality "This breed weighs six pounds and stands eight inches. Additionally, "They need minimal activity and can be potty-trained to utilize a pee pad or tiny outside area.


Maltese are also petite, measuring under seven pounds. You should know that these canines need substantial grooming.

Basset Hound

Bassets enjoy other dogs, so your building's shared dog run will be their favorite. Due to their scenthound heritage, they bark loudly outdoors.

Toy Poodle

Their curly hair needs cutting, so choose a reliable groomer to visit every four to six weeks. Since these lively dogs enjoy to play catch and run, living near a park is particularly recommended.

Miniature Schnauzer

The Miniature Schnauzer is a versatile pet. They are "Healthy, long-lived, low-shedding, and sociable, making them good with kids.

Shih Tzu

Shih Tzus like sitting on your lap and playing cute as you watch TV. They need little outside area and are well-suited for interior dwelling since they were bred in Chinese palaces. 

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