We have compiled the 10 most calm dog breeds, based on their natural responses to smells, sounds, or objects. There are breeds of dogs that can maintain their composure, some react by barking, growling, being nervous, etc. The calm dog breeds can develop to play with children, protect, herd, work with humans and other animals.
#1 – Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
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. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is very gentle, affectionate, graceful and charming, always likes to be with their owners and they are also rarely bark.
#2 – Boerboel
The Boerboel is a large, mastiff-type dog breed of working dog originating from South Africa and is bred for the purpose of guarding the homestead and working the farm. The Boerboel has a strong bone structure and well developed muscles, making them look impressive and strong. The Boerboel is an intelligent, energetic, loyal, calm, obedient breed, who always tends to protect the family and territory, and is also considered a great breed for children.
#3 – Bergamasco Sheepdog
The Bergamasco Sheepdog, also known as Bergamasco Shepherd, is a medium breed of dog used as a herding dog originating from Italy. The Bergamasco is a muscular, heavy-boned herding dog with a large head and a thick tail that hangs down to the hock and curves slightly upward at the end. They stand out with their unique coat, The coat forms flocks or loose mats, which cover the dog’s body and legs. The Bergamasco Sheepdog is an intelligent, alert, sociable, calm, independent, observant and patient dog breed.
#4 – Tibetan Spaniel
The Tibetan Spaniel, also known as Tibbie, is a small breed originating from Tibet. The Tibetan Spaniel has a short blunt muzzle, free of wrinkles, big expressive eyes, has a mane of hair that covers the neck like a lion’s mane. The Tibetan Spaniel is an intelligent, playful, bright, calm, highly affectionate, but typically aloof with strangers.
#5 – Irish Wolfhound
Irish Wolfhound is a talented hunting dog originating from Ireland. Previously, they were used as a wolf hunter, and their names also originated from here. These days, Irish Wolfhound are solemn, calm and pleasant companions, they are not barking nor too aggressive.
#6 – Basset Hound
The Basset Hound is a short-legged breed of dog originating from France. Basset Hound has a large, domed head with very long soft ears, loose skin and sad eyes. Basset Hound is a friendly, playful and outgoing dog, tolerant of other pets and great companion for children. Basset Hounds spend a lot of time on sleeping, they can sleep anywhere, and whenever.
#7 – French Bulldog
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 dogs that 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.
#8 – Clumber Spaniel
The Clumber Spaniel is the largest breed of dog of the spaniel type. The Clumber Spaniel has a massive ‘melting’ head with a mournful and dopey expression, a square nose and muzzle, and large vine-leaf shaped ears, freckles on the muzzle and front legs are common. The Clumber Spaniel is mellow, amusing, gentle, loyal, affectionate, calm, but dignified and aloof with strangers.
#9 – Pekingese
The Pekingese is a breed of toy dog, originating in China. They are also known by other names as “Lion Dog” because they have long fur covering their neck and chest like a lion’s mane. Pekingeses are loyal, affectionate, confident, charming dogs and they also spend a lot of time sleeping.
#10 – Saint Bernard
The Saint Bernard is a large, extremely strong and muscular dog breed. They are loved and famous throughout the world. Originally, Saint Bernard was used as a rescue dog in the Alps. Nowadays, the Saint Bernard is appearing in many happy families, because they are quiet, devoted, and friendly dogs and they sleep a lot.