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Dogs that require Little Exercise

Updated on April 30, 2012
Dogs that Require Little Exercises
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Dog Breeds that Require Litttle Exercise

Dogs that require little exercise may be an ideal pet for people living in urban houses and have little or no time left in their work schedule to spend several hours with their pets. While having a pet comes with responsibility it is paramount that you consider of you can have enough time to walk your dog. One alternative that is commonly used by people with little time for their dogs is selecting a dog breed that does not require much exercise. In my opinion there is no such a dog breed or breeds that don’t require exercises at all. All dogs require regular exercise and the more they exercise the better their health. It is a serious concern that some dog owners don’t take enough time to exercise their dogs which is a serious concern in the animal rights perspective. This list of dog breeds includes those commonly regarded as breeds that require little exercise. They may be the kind of dog breed that will fit in the lifestyle of a busy professional living in an urban setting, possibly and apartment.

Selecting a Dog Breed that Require Little Exercise

Dogs are creatures that love walking by their nature and therefore all dogs require that you walk them from a given number of times very week. Instinctively dogs are active creatures that were not meant for restriction in a house for the whole day. In fact the more restricted the dog is the more likely they will develop dog aggression behaviors. Walking a dog regularly is also a proven method to improve dog health. This is therefore not debatable as to whether a dog should be walked or not. It is imperative to walk dogs frequently.

When selecting a dog for adoption there are a range of factors that different people use to select the best. While the criteria for selection of dogs for adoption may be diverse, most people who have more little time in their daily schedules will select a dog breed that require little exercises.

What is the Criterion of Selection of Dogs that Require Little Exercise?

A number of factors should be evaluated for a dog to qualify as a dog breed that requires little exercise. Some of the things that should be considered include the following:


When selecting a dog that requires little exercise you should consider the breed based on the amount of energy that the dog has. Majority of the miniature breeds can be high energy dog breeds and may require that you have more time for them.

Your daily schedule and current activity-if you are currently in a fitness schedule and you are walking or jogging on a daily or weekly basis a dog could be a great companion.

The time period you will be a way from the dog. Some professions require that people travel and spent significant amount of time abroad. While this may be a limitation to pet ownership, you should get a good pet boarding facility that can take care of the dog when you are away. Their schedule on the exercising the dog may also be a determining factor when you arte selecting a pet to adopt.

Space availability in your house or the backyard can be another thing you should consider when making the choice of the dog to adopt. The space availability for the movement of the dog can be a limiting factor to selection of large dog breeds especially for people living in apartments with limited space for exercise or movement.

List of Dogs that Require Little Exercise


The following dog breeds are regarded as dogs that require little exercise

  • Bolognese
  • Bulldog Breeds
  • Boston terrier
  • Chihuahua
  • Dachshund
  • Italian Greyhound
  • Maltese
  • Pug
  • Shih-Tzu
  • Toy Poodle
  • Yorkshire terrier

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      Tonette Fornillos 

      6 years ago from The City of Generals

      I was glad Dobberman was not in the list. My sister's dob stays in the kennel everyday without exercise. Thankfully she gets a walk twice a month, that's even lucky. Thank you for all these dog information, I believe we all needed them for our best friend dogs. Voted up useful!

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