Relaxed Dogs: Here are 10 of the most calm and gentle breeds of adorable dog - including the loving French Bulldog 🐶

As dog ownership continues to soar post-lockdown, here are the breeds of pooch that make for the calmest pets.

Thursday, 23rd June 2022, 9:39 am

The last couple of years have seen many of us add a new furry friend to our families, with the Kennel Club reporting dog ownership has risen by nearly eight per cent since the start of the pandemic. Prospective owners looking for a new puppy have 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, along with numerous crossbreeds, so there’s plenty of thinking to do before you choose your new best friend.

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Those with active lifestyles might want to consider a larger dog, while somebody with allergies will be looking for a hypoallerganic dog. Meanwhile, some will want a dog that has a calming influence on their home and family – avoiding more hyper breeds like Border Collies and Springer Spaniels.

So, here are the 10 calmest dog breeds, according to the American Kennel Club.

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