Top 5 Best Dog Breeds for Apartment Living

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Oftentimes, cats are the chosen pet for apartment dwellers, but what if you're not a cat person? Don't despair. Fido lovers have options, too. When it comes to apartment living, it's all about picking the perfect breed for both your personality and living space, as some dogs are better equipped to live in apartments than others. From Boston terriers to pugs, the dogs on this list are consistently rated as the best apartment companions for dog lovers.
Top 5 Best Dog Breeds for Apartment Living


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This list wouldn't be complete without the adorable, pint-size pug. This dog breed is popular among those who live in the city, probably because pugs adapt easily to almost every lifestyle and environment. They are extremely affectionate and loyal, content to follow their owners around the house and curl up beside them on the bed at night. In addition to being people-friendly, pugs also get along well with other animals, including cats. They are playful and full of energy, so walks outside will be welcomed, but they'll be just as content rolling around inside. Like the bulldog, pugs are prone to overheating so air conditioning is a must. The cool air also helps with the breathing issues pugs sometimes develop. As for grooming, pugs require a little more attention due to the folds in their coats, but it's well worth the time and effort considering the large amount of love you'll receive in return.

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