10 Best Small Dog Breeds for Indoor Pets - YouTube
Affenpinscher. Bichon Frise. Bolognese. Boston Terrier. Brussels Griffon. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Chihuahua. Chinese Crested.
When I began searching for the perfect pooch several years ago to keep me company, I researched all the best small dogs that are known to be good indoor pets.
Let me just say that I truly believe all small dogs can makegood family pets given the right circumstances, training andcompatibility. The dog breeds wementioned above are only a few of many others that would make suitable family pets,but these are the ones that are likely to be the best choices.
10 Best Small Dog Breeds for Indoor Pets - Amerikanki
Best Pets For Seniors: Small Dog Breeds
Well known (breed profile) are one of the most popular dog breeds in the world, and are considered best small-medium sized dogs for kids, and simply amazing family pets. Labs, as they are also known, are kind animals who love to play, know what strong patience is, and they love people and especially kids. They are very protective of their owners and especially children with whom they spend time at home, so they will be your reliable friend and guard.2 This small dog weighs 12-14 pounds, height 10-11 inches, life to 14 years. Active, bouncy, durable, bold. Quite friendly, does okay with other dogs, pets but wary of strangers and should be raised with children for best outcome. Great watchdog.
3Exotically named Shih Tzu dogs are not only one of the best small dogs for kids but they're also one of the . Shiz Tzus are very small, friendly, playful and sweet dogs that are very loyal to those with whom they spend a lot of time together. So if your kids love playing with pets, this dog breed will accompany them in their playful endeavors and join in whenever possible.15 Weight 19-28 pounds, height 11-13 inches, life 9-11 years., This dog is a bit large but is still one of the small breed dogs. A clown, best friend and lapdog. Can be stubborn and hard to train. Playful and affectionate but NOT for kids, house pets or strangers. Sort of a watchdog.Royally titled breed is yet another one of the best small dogs for kids and their parents. CKCS are amazing family pets who are very cute, intelligent, and love spending time with humans. On top of that, Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are an affectionate dog breed that loves to run around and expend their energy, so they will be perfect for kids who love to play with dogs. This canine breed is smart as well and will quickly learn what exactly do you expect from them, and will make sure to accommodate your needs.CATS do well too, (agree that like small dogs, they can live longer, and be ok in a bedroom with toys and maybe a cat tree). Adult to senior work best here too, (just be sure no big health or litter issues going on). My aunt L went from home, to assisted living to memory care. Her cat has made all the difference as far as her well being is concerned. The director wasn’t sure about doing this, but when I insisted, she checked the rules and advocated for this. We do have a mini fridge for leftover canned food, work with the staff about reminding my aunt to scoop the box and feed/put away canned food. We have 2 water sources, (including a wonderful kitty drinking fountain) and automatic dry food dispenser. Us family visit at least weekly. But it gives us peace of mind to hire a great per service to go in weekly, do deeper cleaning, keep up with supplies, and report back to us via email on both L and her kitty. Pets and seniors rock! By the way, if readers have senior friends/family still living at home, one of the best things you can do is support their pet care: bring in supplies, help with vet visits, change out a litter box, get auto feeders/waterers…..