7 of the easiest dog breeds to take care of


The Basenji is a calm, non-shedding dog breed that lacks the typical dog odor. Known for being barkless, they can still be noisy with howls or low moans when excited.

Basset Hound

Basset Hounds are patient and low-energy dogs that love napping. They only require one daily walk but need regular brushing to manage their short fur.

Boston Terrier

Boston Terriers are small, light-shedding dogs that adapt well to any living space. Once past the boisterous puppy stage.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are gentle and friendly dogs that adapt to various living environments.


Chihuahuas are tiny dogs with big personalities, perfect for small living spaces. They need minimal exercise, but grooming varies by coat type.


Dachshunds are friendly and curious dogs that love spending time with their families. They need moderate exercise and, depending on coat length, some grooming.


Labradors are loyal, affectionate, and easy to train, making them popular family pets. They require a lot of exercise.