So are breeds with short noses, like Bulldogs or Pugs, since they can't pant as well to cool themselves off.If you want a heat-sensitive breed, the dog will need to stay indoors with you on warm or humid days, and you'll need to be extra cautious about exercising your dog in the heat.If you've got a laid-back attitude toward slobber, fine; but if you're a neatnik, you may want to choose a dog who rates low in the drool department.
Being quiet, low energy, fairly calm indoors, and polite with the other residents, are all good qualities in an apartment dog.
See Dogs Not Well Suited to Apartment Living Some dogs are simply easier than others: they take to training better and are fairly easygoing.
They're also resilient enough to bounce back from your mistakes or inconsistencies.
See Dogs That Are Good For Experienced Owners Some dogs will let a stern reprimand roll off their backs, while others take even a dirty look to heart.
Low-sensitivity dogs, also called "easygoing," "tolerant," "resilient," and even "thick-skinned," can better handle a noisy, chaotic household, a louder or more assertive owner, and an inconsistent or variable routine.