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Best dog breeds for an apartment

The English or the British bulldog is classified as a medium-sized dog. It is a great family pet known for its kind and quiet demeanor. A bulldog is not going to need a lot of space and will be happy to sit on someone's lap rather than run around in the garden.

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These French bullldog puppies are going to make excellent companions for children. Bulldogs in general get along with kids and other pets.

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Poodles are considered hypoallergenic pets. Miniature and toy poodles are regarded as lap pets of the rich and the upper societies. In general, they are intelligent and active dogs, but will not need a large area or yard to run around.

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Poodles are considered hypoallergenic pets. Miniature and toy poodles are regarded as lap pets of the rich and the upper societies. In general, they are intelligent and active dogs, but will not need a large area or yard to run around.

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Friendly, quiet and faithful are a few of the traits of the English Cocker spaniel making it a great companion pet. On average, it measures from 38 to 41 cms.

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Chihuahuas can fit in your purse so you won't have a hard time finding a space for them in your apartment. They are affectionate and intelligent. You might have to put up with exaggerated barking, but you can train them to pipe down a bit.

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The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a friendly dog so you won't find it barking constantly at your neighbours or other pets. It is also small in size making it a great pet to have in a flat.

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The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a friendly dog so you won't find it barking constantly at your neighbours or other pets. It is also small in size making it a great pet to have in a flat.

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Pugs make excellent pets for apartments. They are quiet and do not need a lot of time outdoors for exercise.

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The Shih Tzu looks noble and won't constantly ask you to go outdoors. It is not much of a mover and would prefer to laze around your apartment provided you pamper it.

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A Boston terrier is also another suitable dog breed to share your quarters with. It only barks when necessary and is great with children, pets and neighbours. It possesses a moderate energy level and does not need lots of time outdoors. Like any other dog, it needs some form of exercise.

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A Boston terrier is also another suitable dog breed to share your quarters with. It only barks when necessary and is great with children, pets and neighbours. It possesses a moderate energy level and does not need lots of time outdoors. Like any other dog, it needs some form of exercise.

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