What is the quietest dog to have? A Comprehensive Guide

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What is the quietest dog to have?

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Instead of a traditional bark, the Basenji makes a vocalization that sounds more like a yodel. This, at least in part, has to do with the anatomy of the breeds voice boxes: In a Basenji, the voice box is narrower as well as more uniform in diameter than most all other dog breeds.

What is the quietest dog to have?

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The Bernese Mountain Dog is large in size, but friendly and calm in personality. While they may be imposing, they arent threatening and would rather maintain an aloof distance from strangers rather than bark them away.

What is the quietest dog to have?

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The Borzoi is a breed thats known for its beautiful coat and regal bearing. While they are known for their silence, they have strong hunting instincts and this means they require daily exercise.

No. 15: Collie

The Collie isn’t exactly a silent breed — if he were, Lassie would never have been able to tell us that Timmy had fallen down the well! Still, this gentle and affectionate dog generally only speaks when he really has something to say. Given the appropriate amount of exercise, he shouldn’t be a nuisance barker.

What is the quietest dog to have?

No. 9 (tie): Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

The increasingly popular Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a small, playful dog who loves his people and hates to be alone. His temperament can range from sweet and placid to straight-up stubborn, but with consistent, positive training, you should be able to housetrain him as well as any other breed.

What is the quietest dog to have?

These Are 10 Quietest Dog Breeds