Some of the most popular non-shedding dogs come from the Spaniel breed, including the Irish Water and American Water Spaniels. Both dogs are of medium size and are highly active as sporting dogs. The American Staffordshi... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

An English bulldog or a Basset hound would be very fitting in an apartment. They are both gentle and lazy, and neither will be afraid or angered by the many neighbors. However, both dogs require a significant time commit... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

The American pit bull terrier, the boxer and the Australian shepherd are medium-sized dogs that make reliable guard dogs. Also called APBT, the American pit bull terrier has a solid and muscular physique. Farmers and ran... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs
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