There are nearly 200 dog breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC), from the tiniest toy poodle to the majestic Great Dane. Let Mary Burch, PhD, director of the AKC Family Dog Program, help you find your match.
If you wanna go the extra mile, Labs, golden retriever, border collies, and Australian shepherds have the stamina to keep up. Prepare for long walks-as in, an hour-plus day.
Cavalier King Charles spaniels, basset hounds, bulldog’s, Italian greyhounds, and pugs don’t require a lot of cardio to stay happy and healthy-but they’re always down to hang by your side.
Bichons friess, Boston terriers, bulldogs, and greyhounds are super polite and content to just chill. Your next-door neighbors will thank you for making this choice.