Best Companion Dog Breeds

Here is a short description list of what we judge are the Best Companion Dog Breeds available for you to choose from. Read and evaluate what breed with best fit your Companion dog needs.

Basset hound

  • Medium size
  • Short hair
  • Good companion
  • Requires a great deal of hygiene

Beagle

  • Small
  • Short hair
  • Good with children
  • Good character
  • Vivid

Bichon frise

  • Small
  • Curly hair that requires cutting and grooming

Boxer

  • Medium size
  • Short hair and little maintenance is needed
  • Agile and playful
  • Can be compatible with children

Bulldog

  • Medium size
  • Short hair
  • Tranquil and quiet

Poodle

  • Small to medium size
  • Long curly hair that requires cutting and grooming

Chihuahua

  • Small size
  • Short hair
  • Not adequate for children

Cocker

  • Small to medium size
  • Long hair that requires cutting and grooming
  • Good companion

Collie

  • Medium to large size
  • Long hair that must get groomed
  • Good companion
  • Good with children

Dalmatian

  • Medium size
  • Short hair
  • Requires of a special diet

Fox terrier

  • Small
  • Curly hair that requires cutting and grooming
  • Hyperactive and barks a lot
  • Does not live well with other dogs

Greyhound

  • Medium size
  • Short hair
  • Good with children

Labrador

  • Medium to large size
  • Short to long hair
  • Very obedient
  • Excellent companion
  • The perfect dog for children

Maltese

  • Small size
  • Long hair that requires of a lot of care
  • Peaceful

Pekingese

  • Small size
  • Long hair that requires care

Pinscher

  • Small
  • Short hair
  • Hyperactive and boisterous
  • Easy to transport

Pitbull

  • Medium size
  • Short hair of low maintenance
  • Aggressive with other dogs
  • Needs good training

Saint Bernard

  • Big size
  • Long hair that requires special care and grooming
  • Can serve as a guard dog
  • Needs spacious areas to move around in
  • Tranquil

Miniature and medium Schnauzer

  • Hair that requires care and grooming
  • Hyperactive
  • Vivacious

English sheepdog

  • Big size
  • Long curly hair that requires a lot of care and grooming
  • Agile and playful
  • Prefers to be around company
  • Requires good training

Yorkshire terrier

  • Small
  • Long hair that needs special care and grooming
  • Barks a lot

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