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The Best Apartment Dogs for City Living

Updated 21 May 2019 4.1k votes 565 voters 29.4k views45 items

List RulesDog breeds that do well with limited space, a small yard, and close neighbors

List of the best dogs for apartments and city life, as ranked by dog breed experts and apartment dwellers. Since every canine breed comes with its own unique personality type, they also come with their own set of challenges. Certain dogs just weren’t made for life in small apartments in the city, where you come across strangers every day and are often confined to small square footage. If you live in the city, chances are your home is not very large,e specially when compared to a house with a backyard. Therefore, the dog that joins your family should be able to flourish within the small confines of an apartment, as well as be friendly with strangers. As long as your dog gets enough exercise through long walks around the neighborhood, any breed can live in a city, but the breeds on this list are the most suited to the lifestyle of aparment dwelling.

Are you wondering, “What are the best dog breeds for apartments?” This list has the most apt breeds for the life of a city dog in tighter living spaces. The dogs on this list have low to mild energy levels and are completely loving to most people.

If you’re looking for a good apartment dog that will be your best friend within the limitations of your small city dwelling, the breeds on this list won’t ever let you down.

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