Best Low-Maintenance Dogs for Busy Owners

The tiny Chihuahua is a great small dog breed for busy owners. They don't require much exercise beyond short walks. Their grooming needs are minimal.


Greyhounds make excellent low-maintenance dogs. They only need light exercise and their short, thin coats barely shed.


The mostly hairless Chinese Crested only needs occasional bathing and barely sheds. A short daily walk suffices for exercise.

Chinese Crested

Energetic yet quiet Basenjis only need moderate exercise. Weekly brushing takes care of their short, shed-free coats.


Smart poodles come in different sizes to suit your lifestyle. Their hypoallergenic coats need professional grooming every 6-8 weeks.


Shih Tzus don't require much exercise beyond short walks. Their long locks do require daily brushing and frequent grooming.

Shih Tzu

The friendly Cavalier King Charles Spaniel adapts well to apartment living. Their silky coats need weekly brushing but minimal trimming.

Cavalier King Charles

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