From ancient times dogs have been the grates friends of humans. As our defenders, pets and guardians dogs are extremely helpful. Even a cute little one will help you to reduce your stress and stay healthy. But, most dog verities require a vast space to live Also a special meal and a special care. The most disturbing fact is, ” OMG! Where to throw away this dog’s poop”. If you have a big yard covered with a dog-friendly sturdy fence, no worries, choose whatever dog you love. What if you are living in a annex, flat or a housing complex? Have you heard about indoor dog verities?
“Oh! I feel sorry about my self I can’t keep a dog, I’m stressed, I have no one” Hey, please stop worrying just read this article till the end.
“Every problem has an answer,” This one too.
When it comes to choosing a indoor dog you have to consider about a few things.
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The size of the dog – First thing to consider before choosing an indoor dog.
It is a joke if I tell you, you can have a grate-Dane as a indoor dog. So, the size is really important fact that you have to consider before buying a dog. When you see a puppy in a store you may feel like “Oh, this one is really cute and small, I can keep him even in my bed room” Yes, you can keep him in your bedroom until it become an adult. Almost all dog puppies are very small but they grow rapidly. So, before buying any puppy do a research about the breed. You can simply search the breed name in google to find out how big they can grow.
Many fighting dog verities and task-oriented dog verities have a big body, and they need a massive area to live. However, due to the lack of home spaces, dog breeders nowadays, are trying to breed indoor dog verities with a tiny body, and few need to live indoors. Some of them are even smaller than a cat. So depending on how much space you have, you can choose the best dog that suits you.
So, which one I should choose?
|Required Area||Example||Breed Size||weight||Dog verity|
|Very small||Rented room,|
|1 to 10 lbs||Pomeranian,|
A home in a flat
|Small||11 to 25 lbs||Pug, Dachshunds, Boston Terrier,|
Shih Tzu, West Highland terrier,
|Medium||A normal House||Medium|
size indoor dog
are little hard to
|26 to 40 lbs||Beagles, Cavalier king Charles,|
American staffordshite terriers
You can also keep large dogs inside your home if you have a fairly large home. However, the indoor dog verities mentioned in above chart is comparatively easy to care.
Temperament of your indoor dog
Like all of us, every dog has unique personalities. Some of them are kind and patient, while some others are born aggressive. If you choose an aggressive dog as an indoor dog when it is home-alone, your dog may destroy everything inside. But a dog with a calm personality, it will just sleep until you come and wake it up.
Also, some dog verities may not allow strangers to come into their living area. So if you choose that kind of a dog as an indoor dog, you will have to fight a real war to save your home visitors.
Choosing a dog with a calmer temperament is highly recommended.
Energy level of your indoor dog
From ancient times, many dog verities were bred for fighting purposes. Pitbull terrier, bulldog, Kangal, Doberman, this kind of dog are bred for security and fighting. So, they have comparatively high energy. Unlike an indoor dog, they will be active almost the whole day. Also, just a small movement or a sound can trigger them.
Due to the high energy, they have, they can’t just sit or sleep like other dogs. They need to play around, run, or chase a rabbit or some physical activity to release the energy inside them. Yes, you can train a high energy dog to stay calm. But what will happen if you stay all the time at home and do nothing except for eating and sleeping? You will get sick. Also, you will get stressed by being alone.
Likewise yourself, your dog will also get sick and stressed if you don’t fulfill its requirements.
Fortunately, by choosing an indoor dog, you can bypass all these problems since indoor dog verities were bred to live indoors. Usually, they have low energy levels. For a long time, their kind has lived that way so, and they will not get any disease due to staying all the time indoors.
Moreover, they require a huge meal to build energy and will generate a huge amount of poop. So, where can you dump all the waste if you are living in an annex?
Why an indoor dog?
- Easy – Easy to handle, clean and care
- A better pet – Most verities are cute and adorable
- Limited space – Unlike other dogs, an indoor dog only requires a small space to live.
- Live long – Comparatively small dog breeds can live a more extended life.
- Child-Friendly – It can become your child’s best friend.
- Consume less – Unlike special purpose dogs, an indoor dog consumes less food.
- Less waste – Generate an only a small amount of poop.
Which dog breeds to choose if you have little kids
Most dog verities can live well with little kids, and also they can become best friends of your child. Dog breeds like french bulldog and Carlin are very popular indoor dog verities recommended as a pet for a child.
Having a pet dog in your home can help your children to learn many things like love, care, kindness, and responsibilities. However, some dog verities can be aggressive in case if your child tries to hurt them. So, if you have kids choosing a non-aggressive indoor dog is a wise decision.