Best Dog Breeds for People Who Live in Small Spaces

The small stature and calm demeanor of Boston terriers make them good apartment dogs. Highly affectionate, friendly, and smart, they adapt well to small households.

Boston Terrier

Chihuahuas are ferocious and bark. However, their tiny size means they need little exercise and dwelling area.


Quiet and non-shedding French bulldogs are perfect for tiny apartments and homes.

French Bulldog

Havanese are small and easygoing, making them good city pets.


Shih Tzus are petite, affectionate, and lap dogs, making them good apartment pets.

Shih Tzu

English bulldogs are lethargic sofa loungers despite their robust build.

English Bulldog

The bichon frise is one of the friendliest and easiest dogs to housetrain.

Bichon Frise

Cavaliers are kind with kids and adapt well to new environments, making them good family pets.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

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