Low-Maintenance Dog Breeds as Puppies in USA

Despite their racing heritage, greyhounds are lethargic and have great temperaments. These cute dogs may seem too tiny to be soft

but they love being pampered all day. Italian Greyhounds, unlike regular Greyhounds, are friendly yet harder to train.

Pugs are known for their many health difficulties that often emerge later in life. If you're ready to trade some time and energy later in your dog's life for an easier puppyhood, a pug may be right for you


Shih Tzus, like pugs, are affectionate lap dogs who pleasure their owners. Their intelligence and eagerness to learn make them an easier puppy breed.

Royals and dignitaries typically choose the exquisite Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Despite their appearance, these dogs aren't fussy.

Miniature Schnauzers are sweet from puppy to adult. These canines aren't choosy, but their coats are important. Mini Schnauzers shed, and that won't change as they age.

Golden Retrievers are popular dogs in the US for a reason. These cute puppies are energetic and lively, but that's what makes them fun! Golden Retriever parents say their want to please makes them easier as puppies.

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