9 Low Maintenance Dog Breeds for Busy Owners

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The truth is that all dog breeds need special maintenance, care and emotional support and you should take these factors into consideration when you decide to adopt a pet. But one of the most important things that you have to keep in mind when adopting a pet is your time and lifestyle because there are some breeds that need more than your love and affection.

For instance, the Australian Shepherd is an energetic and intelligent breed that needs constant games to train its mind and consume its energy. Thus, if you have a lot of affection to offer, but you do not have enough time to train it daily then this dog breed may not be the best option for you or for them.

Therefore, here is a list of some low-maintenance dogs that do not need extra care, exercise and do not have special needs. These dog breeds are independent and all they need is your love. But if you want to introduce an animal to your family, you have to train it a bit until it is comfortable.

According to  Bernadine Cruz, DVM, an associate veterinarian at Laguna Hills Animal Hospital in California, “Nurture and not nature tends to impact a dog’s personality and ‘laid-backness’. This is a long-term, healthy human/animal bond. To do it correctly, you can’t expect that you can only interact with your dog on your time.”

So, read on for more info!

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