5 razas de perro para pisos pequeños o apartamentos

5 dog breeds for small flats or apartments

Even if you are a great animal lover, if you live in a small flat or apartment you have to be realistic: you cannot have just any dog. Which doesn't mean you can't have a dog.


There are many breeds that are ideal for spaces reduced, and not only because of its size. Medium-sized dogs such as the Beagle or even large ones such as the Greyhound, the Border Collie or the Labrador can adapt perfectly to a flat.

Of course, you will have to feed it correctly and take it out for a walk so that it can channel all the energy it he carries inside, and when you return to your little home he will fully enjoy it with you.


Miniature Schnauzer: if you decide on a Miniature Schnauzer you will discover a cheerful, intelligent and affectionate furry little one, very loving of his family and extremely energetic and playful. He enjoys learning and has an enormous ability to adapt to the home. Due to its size it is ideal for walking around the city, shopping or running errands. In a small flat or apartment, always with his owner or family, he will feel happy and confident.

caniche en un piso pequeño

Poodle: there are different varieties, but due to its size, the Toy Poodle (which does not usually weigh 5 kg) or the Medium Poodle (which weighs around 13 kg) will adapt better to a small space. He is fun and loves to play, he learns fast and is one of the longest living dogs: he can live up to 18 years. They must be socialized from an early age, and if they are well educated they are affectionate and sociable.

bichón maltés en un piso pequeño

Maltese Bichon: small, affectionate and calm. It adapts perfectly to small spaces since it barely exceeds 3 kg in weight. He spends a lot of time resting and loves being with his family and receiving cuddles and caresses. He also loves to play and is perfect to live with other pets, be they dogs or cats. Although he does not need a lot of exercise or long walks, it is important to dedicate a good amount of attention and games to him. It barely sheds and is ideal for allergy sufferers.

Chihuahua en un piso pequeño

Chihuahua: is considered the dog smallest in the world. It measures between 15 and 20 cm and weighs between 2 and 3 kg. That is why it is perfect for small flats or apartments. Even if you live in a house with a garden patio, it is not convenient to leave them outside for a long time since it is a very cold animal. He is affectionate and feels very attached to his owner, but you have to be careful not to pamper him too much as he can develop bad behavior.

Yorkshire en un piso pequeño

Yorkshire Terrier: one of the most popular breeds in the world. Affectionate and unconditional towards its owners, but distrustful of strangers, at whom it does not hesitate to bark. But if he is trained, reinforced and rewarded for a good attitude, he learns quickly and good results are achieved. It weighs just over 3kg and is less than 20cm tall, making it ideal for small spaces. Active and playful, it is important to socialize him from puppyhood to avoid destructive or jealous behavior.

There are other dog breeds that can adapt perfectly to small spaces: Pomeranian, French Bulldog, Dachshund (or dachshund), Miniature Pinscher, Pug… even a mongrel breed dog or crossing if it has the right size it is ideal to accommodate an apartment or small flat. We have already told you that even a large breed with a calm temperament can also be very suitable.

Choose yours and enjoy their company and unconditional love.