Top 10 Best Dog Breeds For Apartments

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6. Chihuahua

If a chihuahua can fit into your purse, it can fit into your apartment!

If a breed can fit into your purse, it can fit into your apartment! Tipping the scales at 2 to 6 pounds, the Chihuahua won’t take up much more room than a large bottle of water. Affectionate and devoted to their owners, these tiny pooches are known as “velcro dogs,” so they won’t mind the close quarters. The nearer you are to them, the better! They probably wouldn’t make use of an extra space anyways. That said, you will have to watch out for excessive barking. This doggies are definitely yappers, but this bad habit can be trained down to an acceptable level for apartment living.

Chihuahuas might be yappy, but they are also quite smart and trainable, so teaching them to tone down the woofs is entirely doable! Also, while they might be a bit loud, they’re not overly energetic. A few brisk daily walks are all that is necessary to keep these cute puppers content and mellow. Loving, intelligent and fast learners, these little doggos will require a lot of attention to be happy, but not much space. This makes them an absolutely no-brainer for our list of best dog breeds for apartments. As long as they’re always in the spotlight, they won’t mind the lack of yard or having to share a room with you. In fact, they might actually prefer it! (Photo credit: Eric Isselee/Shutterstock)