9 Low-Maintenance Dog

These dogs are typically lower to medium energy, which means they do not need as much exercise as other breeds 

Chihuahuas do not exceed six pounds and eight inches in height. For this reason, they "can usually get enough exercise in a very small space 

Maltese are full of energy but require only occasional exercise to keep them healthy and happy. Daily walks with their owner or bouncing around in their fenced yard 

Though the Corgi is more readily associated with royalty, they also make a wonderful dog for seniors and retirees 

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This toy breed (they weigh no more than 14 pounds) is perhaps best known for its "lion's mane," the long hair around their face and neck. 

According to the AKC, Cavalier King Charles Spaniels "can be upbeat athletes or shameless couch potatoes, depending on an owner's lifestyle." 

some of the largest dog breeds can also be the most low maintenance. Jackson says the English Mastiff, which can weigh over 200 pounds, requires minimal exercise 

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