The 7 Laziest Dog Breeds Perfect for Low Energy


Greyhounds are bred for bursts of speed but relax most of the day. They love naps on soft beds and sofas.

Basset Hound

Bassets are lazy, mellow dogs. They prefer naps, food, and occasional short walks over high energy activities.


Though playful in short bursts, most Pugs are happy to spend their day napping on laps and sofas.

Shih Tzu

Shih Tzus are low energy companions happy lounging on laps. They require minimal exercise.

French Bulldog 

Frenchies don't need much exercise. They're couch potatoes that enjoy relaxing with their owners.

Cavalier King Charles

The Cavalier KCS loves napping on laps and sofas. Moderate walks satisfy their exercise needs.

Saint Bernard

These gentle giants are content napping much of the day. They don't require strenuous activity.

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