By: Katherine Fischer

Just because you’re in a small space doesn’t mean you cant find the perfect furry friend! There are lots of things to consider when looking for a new dog – including where you are living. We’ve narrowed down some of the top breeds for apartment living. If the house you’re living in is super small or you are in an apartment building here are some dog breeds that are well adapted to apartment living!


When you are living in a small space smaller breeds are idea and Pugs are an awesome one. They are quiet and love to be near their owners. Pugs offer a playful and fun personality without the need for excessive exercise or space.


Perfect for apartments english bulldogs are loyal, loveable and lazy. They love to lounge around their space. Whether its the couch or their bed English Bulldogs are nap superstars and love to chill. They are quiet and patient – a perfect companion for your small space.


If outdoor space is limited Dachshunds are a great option they are playful and super adaptable to the living space they are in. They don’t require a lot of exercise and perfect if you don’t have a backyard for your dog to run around in.


Masters of small spaces Yorkshire Terriers are small and fit with any size home. These dogs are super adaptable and friendly to whoever they may meet on the elevator. Although Yorkie’s are sometimes known to be yappy they are easily trained.


If you work from home Cavalier King Charles Spaniels might be the perfect dog breed for you. These small dogs are quiet, smart and affectionate. They love to be around their family which makes them perfect for those who work from home. If you are looking for a loyal companion during your workdays they are a great choice.


best dogs for apartments

You might not ever find out their true breed but a lot of small-medium sized adoptable dogs are great for apartment living. You’re primarily looking for a dog that’s fairly small and has low to medium energy and you’ll be able to tell from the pet profiles made by the rescue or by meeting them in person.

There are so many breeds to choose from but these are some of our top picks if your looking for a dog to fit your family and your small space.