Not all dogs would be happier on a farm with plenty of room to run around all day long. If you live in the city in a small apartment or in a small house in the suburbs with limited front and back yard space, you too can share your life with a furry friend. However, you don’t want to get a dog that needs too much space or that needs to exercise for hours on end. The key is simply to pick your breed accordingly, so that they don’t feel locked up inside. Whether you like big or small dogs with long or short hair, there is the perfect indoor loving breed for you to cuddle with. As long as they get to go for a walk and see the sun every now and then, they will be perfectly happy to stay home with you the rest of the time.
You’re in? Excellent! Take a look at this top 10 of the best indoor dog breeds and you will be ready to adopt your new best friend.
Small and playful, the Affenpinscher also known as the Monkey Terrier is a great dog breed for those who want to avoid spending hours outside.
2. Afghan Hound
Even though the Afghan Hound was bred to hunt, their energy levels are average so you don’t have to worry too much about them getting too excited.
3. Airedale Terrier
Friendly and intelligent, these dogs are bred to hunt. Expose them to other dogs and your family members early so they learn how to socialize with others.
4. American Staffordshire Terrier
If properly trained and socialized, the American Staffordshire Terrier can be a great pet. They are loyal, devoted, attentive, friendly and will cuddle with you at home.
5. Australian Terrier
These small pups are great companions since they are even-tempered and loyal. Very small, they don’t need a lot of exercise, which makes them great indoor dogs.
These dogs love their family but are wary of strangers.
Beagles are small and gentle. As long as you take them out regularly, these pups will be happy.
Even though these are big dogs, Beaucerons are calm, friendly, protective and intelligent.
9. Bedlington Terrier
Good-tempered and affectionate, Bedlington Terriers are very protective of their loved ones. They are a great companion.
This shaggy dog breed is very low-maintenance, patient, devoted and easy to train. This is a great dog breed for those who prefer to stay in with their pet.