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Dog Breeds That Can Be Left Alone

Always wanted to get a dog, but your schedule seems so busy that you thought having a dog might not suit your lifestyle? Then discover the most independent dog breeds!
Kristina Lalovic Mar 15, 2019

6. Chinese Shar-Pei

Among dogs that tolerate being alone are these funny-looking, but beautiful dogs from China.

They are quite independent, so leaving them for some hours shouldn't cause a big issue.

5. Lhasa Apso

Looking for a small, hypoallergenic dog with big personality that won't cry and squeal when you're away? Then this cutie is the right choice for you!

4. Basenji

The barkless dog from Africa will be a great guardian when you're away. However, he will need a lot of exercise in order to be healthy and happy.

3. English Foxhound

The famous tricolor dog is quite independent and will likely enjoy some time alone.

Despite being a pack dog, this smart breed also knows how to entertain himself when alone.

2. Shiba Inu

This gorgeous dog from the Land of the Rising Sun is a very smart and independent dog that won't take it too personally if you leave for work.

1. Scottish Terrier

The famous Scottie will definitely be your best pal if you're looking for a dog that will fit your fulltime working hours.

Make sure you bring him for a long walk or some running regularly though!