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It’s Good Housekeeping’s 17th anniversary, and mommies, it’s your month, too! Enjoy meaty reads on everything relevant to you—from deliciously simple cake recipes to stories of compassion during Pope Francis’s visit.
Just because you don’t have enough time to take care of a pooch 24/7, it doesn’t mean you can’t own one. There are several breeds that don’t require regular grooming or only need minimal exercise. FemaleNetwork.com lists 20 different dog types that may suit your home, personality, and busy schedule below. And the best part is that they’re low on maintenance as well. Though please note that, while these dogs often need only minimal to moderate exercise, that doesn't mean you should forego exercising them entirely. A leisurely walk in the evenings should be fine for most of these breeds.