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Low Maintenance Dog Breeds

Low-maintenance dogs make ideal companions to those that don’t want too much hassle around their dogs. Some owners want what’s best for their dogs and just want to enjoy their company. Some of us are not the most enthusiastic about grooming, running, and training every day with our dogs, and we shouldn’t be robbed of sharing a home with a dog because of that.

Luckily, there are low-maintenance dog breeds that don’t require your attention 24/7. They are happy to be close to their owners, and they are not the most demanding of pets. Low-maintenance dogs won’t require a lot of running, grooming, or training. They are easy to care for and will be happy with anything you offer them.

Affenpinscher

The Affenpinscher is an interesting and rare dog breed that originated in Germany. The name Affenpinscher means “monkey-like terrier” and although this breed is not cla...
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American Hairless Terrier

The American Hairless Terrier is an American dog breed that has originated in the United States of America and it is their only native, hairless breed. These dogs are lively and ac...
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Basenji

Basenji is unique, smart, and independent and one of the oldest dog breeds in the world. He originated as a hunting dog in central Africa. Even before the pyramids were built, these dogs were known...
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Basset Hound

The Basset Hound is a dog breed from the scenthound family that was originally bred for hunting and tracking small game such as hare, rabbits, and foxes. This breed has an extremel...
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Bedlington Terrier

The modern-day Bedlington Terrier is a great show dog as well as a companion breed. That may come as a bit of a surprise as these dogs were bred primarily for vermin and pest contr...
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Bergamasco Shepherd

The Bergamasco Shepherd is an ancient, medium size shepherding breed with a rustic appearance, that is believed to be originated in Persia (today that area is Iran). They are also...
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Border Terrier

The Border Terrier is a dog breed belonging to the Terrier family whose original purpose was to drive foxes out of their burrows so larger hounds can hunt them. These days, these l...
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Boston Terrier

The Boston Terrier is a popular, small-sized dog breed that originated in America. This dog was developed in the late 1800s by crossing Bulldog and now-extinct White English Terrie...
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Brazilian Terrier

The Brazilian Terrier is one of only two dog breeds that are developed in Brazil. The other one is the Fila Brasileiro. They have many similar traits and characteristics as their m...
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Brussels Griffon

The Brussels Griffon is a unique little Belgian dog breed that was originally bred to hunt and kill rats and other vermin on the street of Belgium. These dogs are extremely charmin...
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Bull Terrier

The Bull Terriers are playful, charming, and powerful dogs who are loyal pets and great family members. The Bull Terrier is a breed that captures worldwide views with its appearanc...
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Bulldog

The Bulldog is a courageous, calm, and friendly medium-size dog breed. They have a muscular body with a short-muzzled head with round, dark eyes. Their face is the universal symbol...
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Cairn Terrier

The Cairn Terrier is a Scottish dog breed that was developed with a specific goal in mind - vermin control. These dogs are incredibly brave, tenacious, and smart. They are able to...
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Chihuahua

Chihuahua is a charming and graceful dog with a huge personality. They are the national symbol of Mexico and they are one of the oldest breeds in America. Their hallmark is rounded...
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Chinese Crested

The Chinese Crested Dog is a small dog breed that was carefully bred to its modern-day version in China. It comes in two varieties - the Powderpuff (with hair) and Hairless. Some h...
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Dachshund

The Dachshund is a small-sized, hound-type dog breed. These dogs have short legs and a long body and because of their looks, they are often called sausage dogs or wiener dogs. The...
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French Bulldog

French Bulldog is playful, smart, and adaptable and it's one of the world's most popular dog breeds of today. He is a small dog with distinctive bat ears and can come in different...
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Greyhound

The Greyhound is one of the oldest breeds of dogs whose origin trace back over 8000 years to early cave drawings. Drawings like this were found in Egyptian pyramids and many people...
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Italian Greyhound

Italian Greyhound is a small elegant dog breed with playful and alert traits. This dog looks like a
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Japanese Terrier

Japanese Terrier is a smart and energetic small dog breed that was originally lap dog back in history. This is a very rare dog breed, even in their native land – Japan. Japan...
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Lagotto Romagnolo

The Lagotto Romagnolo is an Italian dog breed whose name can be literally translated to “lake dog from Romagna”. This lovely dog breed was originally created to assist...
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Lhasa Apso

The Lhasa Apso dogs have Tibetan origins, where they were praised as great watchdogs. Their first job was to guard monasteries in high Tibetan plains and mountainous regions. Today...
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Lowchen

Löwchen or Little Lion Dog is an outgoing, affectionate, and lively dog breed originally developed as a companion and even today these dogs fill that role. This is a rare dog...
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Manchester Toy Terrier

Manchester Toy Terrier is an intelligent and agile dog that is a miniature version of the
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