Shih Tzu

Shih tzus are happy, cheerful, and playful. Dogs bond with their favorite individuals. If you leave them home, they'll probably relax until you return.

Boston Terrier

Boston terriers need mental stimulation and little exercise. Neglect causes behavioral difficulties. Two daily walks and a canine agility course are advised. This breed is city-ready.


Poodles of all sizes are apartment-friendly. These smart dogs are active. Small-home poodles may need more exercise. Fortunately, effective training makes them docile and disciplined.

Basset Hound

In general, basset hounds are quite quiet pets. The basset's average level of activity decreases with age. A daily stroll is great for most basset hounds, but they don't need a lot of activity.

Bichon Frise

Small-dog lovers love bichons. Loyal, pleasant, medium-energy dogs. Bichons aren't noisy like other little canines. Bichons get ample exercise from daily play and walks.


Medium bulldogs are energetic. The breed needs exercise but has a low tolerance. Two daily walks and some games are generally plenty. Bulldogs are loyal, happy pets. 

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Cavalier King Charles spaniels are cheerful and friendly. Daily walks and games improve its medium energy. It thrives on companionship. This dog is calm but loud.

Chinese Crested

Chinese cresteds are family-oriented, vigilant, and loving. Flats suit these small, low-energy canines. Though small, they're formidable athletes. Puzzles and dog sports exercise mind and body.


The Maltese is lovely. A regular stroll and recreation are enough. The breed is also quieter than most small dogs. Sitting in your lap and giving you affection is its favorite thing.

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