Top 10 Best Indoor Dogs

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4. Boston Terrier

Boston Terriers are fairly small, so as long as you give him a daily walk, he will do well spending most of his free time inside.

The Boston Terrier is a friendly and affectionate breed that loves nothing more than spending some quality time with their family. These tuxedo-wearing doggos have even earned the nickname “The American Gentlemen” due to their exceptional house manners and gentle temperament. Both of these gentlemanly traits are highly desirable in a good furry roommate (or even a good human roommate for that matter!). And as if their charming looks and lovable personality weren’t enough to make them ideal indoor dogs, Boston Terriers are also generally quite quiet. These laid-back furballs will be more interested in getting into your lap than guarding their turf, which means no excessive barking at the door. They are far too laid back and lovable for that.

Since they have both English and French Bulldog in their family tree, these compact canines tend to be on the lazier side. They are not that big on outdoor adventures and prefer kicking it back on the sofa. They’ll be perfectly happy if they get to snuggle with you! This doesn’t mean they don’t need to be exercised, though: daily walks and some quality playtime will ensure your Boston Terrier stays happy and fit. But in general, they won’t feel pent up from long periods of lounging on the couch. In fact, they’ll love staying indoors and snuggling up on the sofa just as much as you!

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