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10 Best Dog Breeds for City Living

The first thing I want to emphasize is that there is no one that is best for everyone living in the city, there are only breeds that suit each person’s lifestyle and adapt to life in the city. City life is often busy and over-crowding, so choosing small dogs is convenient when they take up less space and is convenient when traveling on public transport or elevators. These small dogs can also play indoor games instead of exercising outdoors, and you can easily take them with you to go meet friends. Here are 10 best dog breeds for city living.

#1 – French Bulldog

Height: 11-13 inches
Weight: under 28 pounds
French Bulldog, also known as Frenchie, they are a small hunting dog originating from France. The French Bulldog is a petite dog with a cute face with erect ears, short nose, big head and wrinkles. Most of the time French Bulldog is cheerful, friendly, always likes to be with their owner. Although they are always very excited and energetic when playing with you, they are also low to moderate energy dogs and spend a lot of time sleeping. In addition, the French Bulldog is also a dog that does not need a lot of outdoor exercise, so those living in city apartments may consider this breed.

#2 – Chihuahua

Height: 5-8 inches
Weight: not exceeding 6 pounds
The Chihuahua is a small breed of dog, weighing no more than 6 pounds, is native to Mexico. With the Short-Hair-Chihuahua version, they almost need no grooming and do not take much time for cleaning. Chihuahuas are loyal, intelligent and charming dogs. They are the ideal pet for families living in city apartments with busy lives already and with their small size, you can easily take them with you to go meet friends or even travel long days. In addition, Chihuahuas are also considered a watch dog because they tend to bark at strange objects or strange sounds.

#3 – Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Height: 12-13 inches
Weight: 13-18 pounds
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a small breed originating from the United Kingdom. They have long ears, big eyes and an expressive face, many say it’s a sweet face. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is very gentle, affectionate, calm, graceful and charming, always likes to be with their owners and they are also rarely bark. They are also dogs that are very adaptable to different family environments and their lifestyle depends heavily on the owner’s lifestyle.

#4 – English Bulldog

Height: 14-15 inches
Weight: 50 pounds (male), 40 pounds (female)
English Bulldog, also known as Bulldog, is a medium-sized dog breed originating in England. The English Bulldog is a short, muscular breed, with loose skin on the head, a snub nose, and small ears. They rarely bark, but because of their short snout, they often snort and wheeze. The English Bulldog is a very friendly, calm, courageous dog. In addition, they are also low-energy dogs, quite lazy and like to sleep, so they need regular exercise and a balanced diet, to keep dog form.

#5 – Pug

Height: 10-13 inches
Weight: 14-18 pounds
The Pug is a small breed originating from China. They have large round heads, many wrinkles, a short nose and 2 big eyes that look extremely cute. Pug are lovable, fun, and a little mischievous, they are also quite lazy and like to sleep, and always likes to be with their owner. Pug is also a dog that doesn’t need grooming and exercise too much. They spend a lot of time with you and lying next to you while you are working from home. The Pug is also a great companion for the elderly and children.

#6 – Bichon Frise

Height: 9.5-11.5 inches
Weight: 12-18 pounds
The Bichon Frise is a small breed, with a cute, small appearance, featuring a head covered with round fur and big eyes. The Bichon Frise is a dog that is suitable for allergy sufferers because it has a fur that does not readily shed and is considered hypoallergenic. In addition, the Bichon Frise is also friendly, adaptable companion, alert, playful, quite mischievous and curious. However, they need a lot of love, affection and time from their owners because they always want to be with, please their owners and love to snuggle with their owners.

#7 – Shih Tzu

Height: 9-10.5 inches
Weight: 9-16 pounds
The Shih Tzu is also known as the Chinese Lion Dog, a small breed originating from China. They have a straight, silky coat and this coat has minimal shedding, and Shih Tzu is also considered a dog that does not aggravate allergy symptoms. The Shih Tzu is affectionate, loyal, outgoing, playful, alert, and sometimes stubborn. In addition, the Shih Tzu also likes to stay close, following their owner from room to room and always likes to sit on their owner lap.

#8 – Maltese

Height: 7-9 inches
Weight: under 7 pounds
The Maltese is a small dog with a weight not exceeding 7 pounds. They are covered with long, straight, smooth white coat. They also shed very little hair, and will not aggravate allergies. Maltese have a gentle and playful personality, stable health, adaptability and long life. With their small size, they can be easily exercised with indoor games without having to go out. This is also a breed suitable for all ages.

#9 – Yorkshire Terrier

Height: 7-8 inches
Weight: 7 pounds
The Yorkshire Terrier, also known as Yorkie, is a small terrier originating from England, weighing no more than 7 pounds. Yorkie is a dog with personality, they are often likened to Vikings, they are fun, playful, energetic, affectionate, loyal, giving their owners many laughter. However, Yorkies often have separation anxiety when left alone and are also dogs that need regular grooming so they need a lot of attention from their owners. Nowadays, the Yorkshire Terrier appears much and lives happily in families in America.

#10 – Toy Poodle

Height: No more than 10 inches
Weight: 4-6 pounds
The Toy Poodle is a small breed of dog that weighs no more than 6 pounds. They are covered with thick curly hair, they shed very little, and are hypoallergenic. Toy Poodle is an intelligent, agile, obedient, and easy-to-train dog. The Toy Poodle is great companions, smart, docile that you can carry with them and also do not have to worry about shedding, or cause allergy to the people you meet.

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