Here Are The Best Low Maintenance Dogs

Owning a dog has a lot of benefits. First, they can be a source of happiness and entertainment for your family. Secondly, according to studies, dog pets can reduce stress level and anxiety and they help you relax for a little while. Lastly, some breeds of dogs can be really helpful in home protection and safety. With all of these benefits, it is fair to say that owning a dog is one of the best decisions you can make. However, when you and other family members have a busy schedule, taking care of the dog is not at the top of priority because dogs also need attention and care. But the good news is that, there are some breeds of dogs that require less attention than other breeds. So to help you out, here are some of the best low maintenance dogs.

Boston Terrier

If you are looking for a cute and sweet dog that only needs your approval, Boston terrier is the best breed for you. They have big brown eyes with tuxedo style coat and a very pleasing personality. As an owner, you don’t have to worry about pampering them because they only require less amount of exercise. Just some walks a day and quite playtime outside will be enough to make this cute dog happy. They are considered as best dwellers in an apartment especially for singles. They are also ideal in a big family for the kids to play with.


Another low maintenance dog is a Chihuahua. If only they could speak to you, they will just they you that all they want is to do anything. They are considered as creatures that can easily adapt to their environment. Just a couple of walks a day will also be enough to make them happy and satisfied. They require less treatment so they are really low maintenance. All you have to provide them is a quick brush; they don’t usually require visiting in a groomer. Moreover, their small size makes them ideal to carry in your travels.

Manchester Terrier

If you are into dogs that don’t require hectic lifestyles and a lot of grooming visits, Manchester terrier is the best breed of dog ideal for you. They don’t need any expensive sessions in a salon. They have a carefree and sleek coat so you don’t have to worry about anything. Just a brisk walk and a little curl up will be enough.


Dachshund is a breed of dog that is game for anything. Just a little running around a house is the only exercise they need. They also don’t require much attention compared to other breeds so when you have a task to do at work or at home, they will just sit beside you. They also don’t require much groomer visits.

Doberman pinscher

Aside from the fact that they are considered as best protection dogs, Doberman pinscher is also low maintenance dog. These loyal dogs only need a lot of exercise because they have high energy. Trainings and workouts can be your bond time together.

French Bulldog

Another breed of dog that is adaptable to its environment is a French bulldog. You just have to maintain that they are healthy and you are all good in providing them attention.



Julia Arostegi lives in California USA. She took Developmental Communication at the University of California and finished her studies in 2012. She is currently the managing director of California Magazine. She is also a blogger, content enthusiast and a photographer.