most low-maintenance dog breeds as puppies

Greyhounds Despite their racing heritage, greyhounds are lethargic and have great temperaments. 

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


Cavalier King Charles Spaniels Royals and dignitaries typically choose the exquisite Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Despite their appearance

Mini Schnauzers 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 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

Lab Mixes Labrador Retriever mixes are well-behaved and easier to rescue from shelters or pounds. They need lots of exercise and play, but since they make terrific family dogs

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