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Kat Darauay, Contributor
June 07, 2012

20 Low-Maintenance Dog Breeds

Want to have a dog but feel like you don't have time for one? Check out these breeds! By Kat Darauay
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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. 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. 

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  • Cutest Dog Breeds Jun 11 2012 @ 10:02pm Report Abuse
    I love pets, my favorite photo is the one with the DACHSHUND, this adorable. I hope I get one for my birthday this year.
  • Spirte Jul 12 2014 @ 02:34am Report Abuse
    #6is complete b*llsh*t, I have a greyhound and they require a lot of exercise,
  • luna 11 months ago Report Abuse
    i didn't see mini schnauzer on your list. besides non shedding, they are also hypo allergenic.
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