Now you can lying in your sofa all day and watching TV all night with your dog, and not to worry that they need to play outside, because, they are as lazy as you are!
The Shar Pei is often suspicious of strangers, which pertains to their origin as a guard dog. It is a very independent and reserved breed. Nevertheless, the Shar Pei is extremely devoted, loyal and affectionate to its family and is amenable to accepting strangers given time and proper introduction at a young age. If poorly socialized or trained, it can become especially territorial and aggressive. Even friendly and well-socialized individuals will retain the breed’s watch dog proclivities (like barking at strangers).
Chow Chow are not excessively active, meaning that they can be housed in an apartment. With his thick mane and powerful body, the Chow resembles a lion on a smaller scale, and he is about as active as that lazy feline. Guarding your home is his business, and he can do it perfectly well without a high-activity level, thank you very much. Give him a short daily walk and he’ll be happy.
Generally, Bulldogs are known for getting along well with children, other dogs, and pets. They can become so attached to home and family, that they will not venture out of the yard without a human companion. They are also more likely to sleep on someone’s lap than chase a ball around the yard.
Pugs are strong willed but rarely aggressive, and are suitable for families with children. The majority of the breed is very fond of children and sturdy enough to properly play with them. Depending on their owner’s mood, they can be quiet and docile but also vivacious and teasing. Pugs tend to have a lazy nature and spend a lot of time napping. They are often called “shadows” because they follow their owners around and like to stay close to the action.
The Newfoundland dog is legendary for its calm and docile nature and its strength. They are highly loyal and make ideal working dogs. It is for this reason that this breed is known as “the gentle giant”. Though they are working dogs, These big teddy bears are calm and even tempered, and they rarely get in a hurry.
While Japanese Chin prefer familiar surroundings, they also do quite well in new situations. This, combined with their love of people, make them good therapy dogs. Very early socialization of Japanese Chin puppies leads to a more emotionally well-balanced Chin that is more accepting of different situations and people.
Japanese Chin are usually very quiet, but will bark to alert a household to the arrival of a visitor or something out of the ordinary.
Italian Greyhound is good with the elderly or a couple without any children for it prefers a quiet household but they are also generally fine with older children. They also are equally at home in the city or the country, although they tend to do best in spacious areas.
They are generally laid-back pet.
They are gentle giants, no doubt. But they are also very loyal and protective. No matter how friendly it is, if it senses danger it will naturally guard on its own unless the owners are there to tell it otherwise. Self-confident and watchful, these dogs are patient and considered excellent with children. Intelligent, calm, even-tempered and docile, this breed is very large and heavy. They respond well to firm, but gentle, patient training. They love to please and need a lot of human leadership.
The Pekingese will stroll regally through the park and play with toys indoors, but he’s essentially a low-activity dog who prefers jumping on and off the sofa to more strenuous activities. Exercise is good for him, though, so resist the impulse to carry him everywhere and make sure he gets some activity daily. This is a small breed that typically weighs no more than 14 pounds.
The Great Dane’s large and imposing appearance belies its friendly nature. The breed is often referred to as a “gentle giant”. Great Danes are generally well disposed toward other dogs, other non-canine pets, and familiar humans. They generally do not exhibit extreme aggressiveness or a high prey drive. The Great Dane is a very gentle and loving animal and with the proper care and training is great around children, especially when being raised with them. However, if not properly socialized a Great Dane may become fearful or aggressive towards new stimuli, such as strangers and new environments.
They are totally couch potatoes!