8 Calm Dog Breeds That Are Quiet and Totally Laid-Back

8. King Charles 

The King Charles Cavalier Spaniel is a well-mannered pet,. They have beautiful, flowing hair, friendly looks, and are very calm. If you want to put yours to work, they also make great comfort dogs.

7. Basset Hound

They can be hard to train because they are stubborn, but they love to cuddle up on the couch and sleep all day.

6. Irish Wolfhound

This friendly giant was first raised to get rid of wolves in the Irish countryside, but now it just lounges around like a king. 

5. French Bulldog

After a short walk, these cute little faces that look like aliens often fall asleep. Their short legs can only take them so far. 

4. Bernese Mountain 

Bernese mountain dogs are big, but don't let that fool you. They love to relax. They are great family dogs who are just as happy to play with kids as they are to find a sunny spot to sleep.

3. Pekingese

Pekingese are said to have been raised by the Buddha himself. They are loyal, friendly, and open. We don't know if that's true, but we do know that these small dogs will bring happiness to your home. 

2. Newfoundland

The "newfie" might as well be a fuzzy throw rug for how much they love to lie around the house.

1. Boerboel

A boerboel will win your heart with a smile like that before you can say "let's sign the adoption papers." Bring one of these friendly cuddle bugs home if you live alone and don't have any other pets.


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