Dog Breeds The Best Apartment Dogs  

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List Rules Any breed of dog or hybrid recognized by the AKC

The best apartment dogs and the best dogs for small spaces are all on this list of dog breeds for apartment inhabitants. If you're looking to get a dog for a small space, this list of small dogs and big dogs is the place to look. Which dogs work best in small spaces? That's what this user ranked list- with the best dog breeds for apartments- is here to help you decide.

There are lots of good apartment pets, but which are the top apartment dogs? Do you think chihuahuas are the greatest apartment dogs or are yorkies the best dogs for small spaces? When it comes to dog choices for small spaces, there are a lot of adorable puppies and cute dogs to choose from, but it's important to consider what dog is best for you and your living situation and whether your apartment is right for a pet.

What are the best apartment dogs? What dog should you get for an apartment? What dogs do well in small spaces? What are some good apartment dogs? This list of apartment dog breeds, voted on by users like you who know and love dogs, is the place to go to answer the question of "what is the best apartment dog"? While no two dogs are alike, these are the dogs that do well in small spaces like apartments while being equally good company for their humans. If there's a great apartment dog you don't see on the list, feel free to add it.

If you're interested to learn more about dogs, check out the cutest hybrid dogs list and if family's a concern as well as space, there's also the best dog breeds for families.
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132 58
Pug is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

2
103 40
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

3
107 46
French Bulldog is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

4
82 31
Bichon Frisé is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

5
97 46
Yorkshire Terrier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

6
82 37
Boston Terrier is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

7
89 44
Pomeranian is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

8
69 31
Shih Tzu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

9
65 29
West Highland White Terrier is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

10
51 19
Pug, Weimaraner, Maltese, Soft... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

11
81 43
Chihuahua is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

12
58 25
Australian Silky Terrier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

13
58 29
Scottish Terrier is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

14
60 33
Dachshund is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs
Dachshund

15
44 22
Japanese Chin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

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45 25
Havanese is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

17
47 27
Rat Terrier is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs
jason.coate added

18
50 31
Pekingese is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

19
46 28
Basset Hound is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

20
30 16
Coton De Tulear is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs
epic-swagger added Coton De Tulear

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33 25
Cockapoo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs
Apollo Lewis added

22
38 32
American Cocker Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

23
46 41
Poodle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

24
44 40
Beagle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs

25
47 46
Greyhound is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Apartment Dogs
Greyhound