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Are you looking for the least active dog breeds? Do you want a lap dog? Then you’ll enjoy this list of the 35 Least Active Dog Breeds.
About 8 months ago my Golden Retriever crossed over the rainbow bridge. While I loved that dog and miss her every day, I’ve been thinking about a new companion.
Silly as it sounds I missed having dog toys and even a dog bed laying around the house! I wanted a new pet to live the life of royalty, but that didn’t require a ton of exercise. A dog that was more laid back!
I’ve always had big dogs – Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, and a Collie, but for the first time in my life, I am thinking about getting a small couch potato dog.
Mainly because I travel and would like to have a pet that will be easier to take on a plane.
So I thought I’d do some research on some lazy dog breeds for you and for me.
Here are the 35 Least Active Dog Breeds
|Affenpinscher||7-10 lbs.||Star Wars fans will appreciate, they look like a monkey. Ewok anyone? These monkey dogs own their owners, not the other way around.|
|American Bullnese||15-30 lbs||These guys hop when they run due to their stumpy legs and elongated bodies. This breed needs a pack leader that is used to training dogs.|
|Basset Hound||40-65 lbs.||These dogs are popular dogs. Slow moving with an incredible sense of smell. Loyal and at times standoffish.|
|Basenji||22-24 lbs.||Smart, Indpendent and Posied.|
|Beagle||20-30 lbs.||Happy go lucky dogs who are friendly and curious.|
|Bichon Frise||12-18 lbs.||Small and sturdy playful dogs.|
|Bolognese||8-14 lbs||Family dog, he or she will be constantly by your side.|
|Brussels Griffon||8-10 lbs.||Smart, devoted and funny this breed will keep you entertained.|
|Bulldog||40-50 lbs.||Gentle pets who love kids! This beed will play with the family and sleep on the couch in between playtime.|
|Chihuahua||3-6 lbs.||Minimun grooming and exercise this breed loves to be with it's hoomans.|
|Chinese Crested||8-11 lbs.||Laying in bed for hours, this breed will be your devoted fan for life.|
|Clumber Spaniel||55-85 lbs.||This breed is commonly found in the sports ring. They excel in field sports, obedience and dog sports.|
|Cockapoo||11-20 lbs.||People-oriented, low sheeding, affectionate and easily trainable.|
|Cocker Spaniel||24-28 lbs.||Loveable family dog. Loves to snuggle with his humans on the couch.|
|Coton de Tulear||8-13 lbs.||Sweet, cuddly dogs with a big personality.|
|Dachshund||16-32 lbs.||Loving family dogs, show dogs and small game hunters, these dogs are very versatile.|
|English Toy Spaniel||8-14 lbs.||Quieter than their Cavalier cousins, this breed is a one person dog. Not the most kid friendly dog.|
|French Bulldog||16-28 lbs.||Smart, playful and easily adaptable. This breed is expensive, but easily trained.|
|Toy Goldendoodle||12-19 lbs.||Cute as a button, smart, loyal and easily trained.|
|Havanese||7-13 lbs.||Cuddly sized dog with long silky hair and expressive eyes. Great companions.|
|Italian Greyhound||6-15 lbs.||Senstive, playful and affectionate companion breed.|
|Japanese Chin||8-11 lbs.||Quiet, Charming and loving lapdog.|
|Maltese||5-9 lbs.||Long floor length coat, lovable, easy going and friendly.|
|Minature Pinscher||8-10 lbs.||Compact, wedge shaped pet, who loves his owners and can be fearless.|
|Papillon||5-10 lbs||Happy, alert and friendly pets that get along with other dogs.|
|Peckingese||7-14 lbs.||Affectionate and loyal this breed has a distinctive walk and personality.|
|Pomeranian||3-7 lbs.||Bold, friendly and always has a smile on it's face.|
|Pug||14-18 lbs.||The charming but loveable pets can be mischevous and loyal.|
|Shih Tzu||9-16 lbs||Outgoing and affectionate, playful and funny.|
|Silky Terrier||8-10 lbs.||Alert, quick and friendly.|
|Susex Spaniel||35-45 lbs.||Slow steady, easy going and friendly dog.|
|Toy Fox Terrier||8-10 lbs.||Intelligent, friendly with a big personality. Easily trainable.|
|Toy Manchester Terrier||12-22 lbs.||Sleek dogs that are very observant. Good family dog, loyal.|
|Toy Poodle||5- 10 lbs.||Smart, friendly, easy going and loving pets.|
|Yorkshire Terrier||5-7 lbs.||Long silky hair, affectionate and loyal.|
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