Cities The Best Dogs for City Living  

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

List of the best dogs for 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 the city, where you come across strangers every day and are often confined to the small square footage of an apartment. If you live in the city, chances are your home is not very large,especially when compared to a house with a backyard. Therefore the dog that joins your family should be able to take the small confines, 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.

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

If you’re looking for a dog that will be your best friend within the limitations of your small city dwelling, the breeds on this list won’tever let you down.

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French Bulldog is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Pug is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living
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Bulldog is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Dachshund is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Yorkshire Terrier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Welsh Corgi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Basset Hound is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Labrador Retriever is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Miniature Pinscher is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Boston Terrier is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Maltese Dog is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Bichon Frisé is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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West Highland White Terrier is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

The Best Dogs for Kids

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Chihuahua is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Shih Tzu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Golden Retriever is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Miniature Schnauzer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living
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Pekingese is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Lhasa Apso is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Beagle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Havanese is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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American Pit Bull Terrier is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living
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Japanese Chin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Poodle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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American Staffordshire Terrier is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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American Bulldog is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living
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German Shepherd Dog is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

The Best Dog Breeds for Families

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Great Dane is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Norfolk Terrier is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Bull Terrier is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living
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Cockeranian is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living
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Shar Pei is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living
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Rottweiler is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Italian Greyhound is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living
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Border Collie is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Siberian Husky is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living
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Greyhound is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Australian Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Dalmatian is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Irish Setter is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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German Spitz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Alaskan Malamute is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living

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Chesapeake Bay Retriever is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living
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Kerry Blue Terrier is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Dogs for City Living