These are the 10 best dog breeds for people living in a flat or apartment

In the past 18 months, many of us have welcomed a new four-legged friend into our homes as dog ownership at the Kennel Club increased nearly eight percent in 2020.

But with 221 different breeds of pedigree dogs to choose from, there is a lot to think about before choosing your perfect puppy.

Living in an apartment or apartment can be an issue when it comes to getting a new puppy.

However, there are several breeds that thrive in a confined space – and are unlikely to bother neighbors with barking.

Here are the 10 best dog breeds for those who live in apartments or apartments, according to the American Kennel Club.

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Rarely growing over a foot and weighing just 15 pounds, the Bichon Frize is a dog seemingly designed for city life. While taking up little space, they don’t like being left alone for more than a few hours – something that needs to be taken into account.

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Small, calm, calm and loving, the Shih Tzu were originally bred to live in Chinese palaces, so they need relatively little time outdoors and are perfectly content with living in an apartment.

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The French Bulldog is currently the second most popular dog in the UK and is perfect for flat shares. They need little exercise, love to be close to their owners, and bark very little.

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Greyhounds may be known for their speed, but they are actually quite lazy and lovable dogs that don’t need a lot of living space. They’re very adaptable, quiet, and don’t make a lot of noise – proving a small apartment doesn’t mean having a small dog.

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