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Dogs that live well in small spaces

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  • Hypoallergenic dog breeds

    Hypoallergenic dog breeds

    If you have allergies but still want a pet, these dog breeds may be the perfect companion!
    If you have allergies but still want a pet, Pet Pro Luciano Aguilar says these dog breeds may be the perfect companion for you!
  • Best dog breeds for a family

    Best dog breeds for a family

    With 175 different breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, that's a whole lot of dogs to choose from! So what breed of pooch might appeal to your family?
    Did you know every dog has a distinct personality based on its breed? And with 175 different breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, that's a whole lot of dogs to choose from! So what breed of pooch might appeal to your family?

Many people shy away from adopting a dog because they live in apartments or houses with small yards. But our pet pro Luciano Aguilar says there are some breeds that do just fine spending more time inside.

First things first: All dogs need daily exercise, but the three breeds Luciano shows you require less than others.

The first breed is the Boston Terrier. Boston Terriers are easy to train and are a great breed for small houses and apartments because even though they're high-energy, they don't need a lot of room to roam around in.

For a good medium-sized indoor breed, the English Bulldog is a great option. When they are fully grown, they weigh around 50 pounds. English Bulldogs are good indoor dogs because they don't mind spending time lounging around the house.

Just because you have a small space doesn't mean you can't have a big dog like the Mastiff. They can weigh up to 160 pounds. Images of Mastiffs are etched into ancient Egyptian monuments dating back to 3,000 BC, so they've been "man's best friend" for a really long time. Mastiffs are built tough, but they're gentle giants that don't need a huge back yard to be happy.

If space isn't so much an issue, but you're debating bringing a dog into your home because of allergies, consider that a growing number of studies suggest that kids growing up in a home with a furry pet like a dog or cat actually have less risk of allergies and asthma.

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