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Top 10 Dog Breeds for a Paw-sitive Renting Experience

Pets are a big part of many of our lives. Coming home after a long day and being greeted by your furry friend can sometimes be just the thing to cheer you up. If you live in a community where pets are allowed, you may be thinking of adding a four-legged companion to your life. Since dogs come in so many different shapes and sizes, it can be difficult to choose the right breed. Here is a list of 10 dog breeds that are known for being great for those living in apartments!


1. Pomeranian


















LIFE EXPECTANCY: 12-15 years

WEIGHT: 3-7 pounds

HEIGHT: 6-7 inches

SHEDDING: High

ENERGY LEVEL: Medium

TENDENCY TO BARK: High

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS: Long, double coat which comes in a variety of colors including red, orange, cream, sable, black, brown, and blue


While Pomeranians do require frequent brushing and grooming, they are a great breed for those looking for an independent companion that do fine when left alone. Pomeranians are a very active breed. However, since they are known for their petite size (around 10 pounds), they do well in small spaces. This breed loves to communicate so you can expect barking and a variety of other sounds, but this can be combated with some good housetraining. They are also known for being extremely smart, quickly picking up on tricks and commands.


2. Boston Terrier