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Dog Breeds for Introverts

Dog Breeds For Introverts’, being an introvert can mean a lot of different things as you rather stay in with a good book, film, or game than go out to a crowded social event. You need plenty of alone time to recharge. But you still love dogs, and you want to find the best match for your lifestyle. Introverts might prefer more independent dogs who will give them space when they need it, others might want more affectionate companions.  Here are 9 dog breeds for introverts.

1. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel – With round brown eyes set in a heart-melting face, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a silky toy dog breed who can thrive as a homebody. Many spaniels are one-person dogs, totally devoted to their owners. Cavaliers, are sweet, attentive, gentle, loving dogs who would do well with a quiet person.  Cavaliers are also graceful and active, however they also happy to simply stay close to home, as long as that’s where you are, shifting with ease to your preferred lifestyle. To learn about the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel   Breed from The American Kennel Club click here

2. Maltese – Maltese are classic lap dogs (get ready to snuggle!), but their clever, playful manner means they’ll be a lot of fun to play with and train. They’re notoriously difficult to house-train, but easily take to doggy litter boxes or potty pads, making them a good match for extreme introverts who prefer to rarely leave the house. To learn about the Maltese Breed from The American Kennel Club click here

3. Cairn Terrier – Another match for an athletic introvert, the cairn terrier likes to go, go, go! These scruffy, rough-and-tumble little terriers are renowned for their sweet, funny, stubborn personalities and fearless natures. They require consistent training, but for the right person, they’re the perfect balance of independent and affectionate.  To learn about the Cairn Terrier Breed from The American Kennel Club click here

4. Basenji – Among the most independent dogs around, Basenjis don’t need a whole lot of affection from their people, making them a good fit for someone who wants a dog friend but values their personal space. The handsome Basenji is known as the “barkless dog,” but they do make a yodeling. Their distinguished good looks and quiet, clean nature make them a great fit for apartment life as long as they have plenty of mental stimulation and exercise.  To learn about the Basenji Breed from The American Kennel Club click here

5. Basset Hound – If you’re a homebody, the basset hound is your new best friend. These affectionate goofballs have a reputation for being low-key and lazy. The only downside of a basset hound for an introvert may be all the attention they get from strangers on walks. But remember the part about them being lazy? Walks needn’t be long, and then it’s back to lounging at home with your adorable hound. To learn about the Basset Hound Breed from The American Kennel Club click here

6. Shiba Inu – Before they were one of the most popular memes around, Shibas were known as “the most cat-like dog.” Loyal to their people but aloof with strangers, Shiba Inus are the perfect match for people who like to keep to themselves. They’re also incredibly smart, so training is in order! To learn about the Shiba Inu Breed from  The American Kennel Club click here

7. Greyhound – Greyhounds are renowned for their elegant, powerful build. Despite their reputation as athletes, retired greyhounds prefer sprinting to sustained activity, and love to lounge at home. They’re sweet, sensitive souls, and love nothing more than to hang out at home with their favorite introvert. To learn about the Greyhound Breed from The American Kennel Club click here

8. Newfoundland – A giant breed for the gigantically introverted, Newfies are sweet, patient dogs known for being excellent companions. They’re somewhat athletic and need a daily romp to burn off some energy, but their size and thick coat mean the romp can be short, and the rest of the day can be spent at home. If you’re an introvert in need of loving companionship, your gentle, loving Newfie will gaze up at you out of its droopy eyes and let you know that you’re perfect just the way you are. To learn about the Newfoundland Breed from The American Kennel Club click here

9. Chihuahua – The quintessential lapdog, Chihuahuas were practically made for introverts, particularly introverts who aren’t too concerned with making friends: Chihuahuas have a reputation for being sassy with new people. They can also be quite charming, and are a good match for the introvert with a sense of humor. To learn about the Chihuahua  Breed from The American Kennel Club click here


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