The last time I posted, I think I said something about wanting a beagle. Now, after I've found out about their baying and high energy, I"m not sure. There are things I know I need in a dog. SO can anyone help me out?
I need a dog that has a moderate amount of energy, good with cats, a small-medium size, and just in gerenal not all that hyped up and barking constantly. Oh and shedding is a problem. A dog with a moderate to almost none is the best for my home.
Am afraid your going to have to do your home work on this one each animal requires some form of excercise you mentioned you didn't want the dog to do the following no constent barking no shedding and not much exercise have you ever thought about buying a stuffed dog only joking you could check out the quick dog breeder selector on top of this page and go through most of the dogs see which one's don't need that much excercise etc anyway goodluck choose wisely once you've bought the dog there's no going back Paddy
I personally think a Boston Terrier has a lot of the qualities you have mentioned. I would reccomend the breed that I have, but you would not like the shedding or enery that they have LOL! Gibbons is right though. Every dog needs some sort of exercise. Either if it is a walk every day, or just playing ball.
Animals, what animals? My children just have alot of hair!
Get a stuffed dog? If you want something that doesn't require any work, and just sits in your lap, Stuffed is that way to go. All dogs bark, all dogs need some sort of play time, and most shed. You can not have a live animal just like you want.
The only other option is an older bichon or poodle from a rescue, although I Must tell you, and unless you have them debarked, they are bark.
of course all need to be exercised regularly especially the terriers. The trade off for not much shedding, usually means a little more devotion to grooming, unless you learn how to do it yourself this can get expensive.
Most dogs will do well with cats if raised with them since they are a puppy.
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I live for my Mini Aussies, and I do have some smaller regular sized aussies. I can't wait to get my male in the show ring next year.
They shed a ton, don't bark much, and are not as much of a spaze as the internet makes them out to be. They love the out doors, and mine are out all day while I am at work. We play fetch for a while when I come home, and they lay around with me all evening. They are highly attached to there owners, and I like to call them velcro dogs. My mini's love there people, and love to be in your lap (even the 40lbers lol)
My miniature schnauzers are awesome! They shed about as much as people do and mine only bark when someone first knocks at the door. The breed itself has a tendency to be very vocal but mine are not. Active? I would say fairly active but small enough that you can play fetch with them inside your own home. I have a large yard that they romp freely in, but if not fenced, I wouldn't recommend it. Good luck on deciding and definitely, do your homework.
I love the happy go lucky Lab. We now have a male Lab shepard mix that is awesome with the kids and wants to lick the cat. Most Dogs will do well with great training even the beagel. My husband grew up with beagles and loves the bread. Good luck