Dogs of the Quiet Variety

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    Whenever I move, I hope to have a dog again. HOWEVER: I work at home, in a remote call center. This means I can't have a noisy yapper sounding off at any given moment when I get my own place.

    Where I am now has three cats, and I can see being a cat person again, but I <3 dogs. Any recommends for reasonably quiet breeds that don't need a literal shit-ton of exercise? (Not that I couldn't use it myself.)
     
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    Well, you surely aren't a dog of a quiet variety.
     
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    Get a cat. Not only a good pet, but it'll help keep the vermin under control in your trailer.
     
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    Here's a guide to 'quieter' dog types. Smaller dogs seem to bark more so than larger dogs, as a general rule.

    Quiet Dog Breeds Barking Dogs Barkless Dogs, Non Barking Dogs

    Of course, rescued is the best kind of breed to get! Our new little guy didn't bark at all the first few weeks . . . yeah, he got over that. Both dogs will bark and/or yip at dogs walking by when they are inside or at the UPS guy or something. Penny (the white one) doesn't bark at much else. On walks the only thing she'll bark/growl at is another dog that she doesn't like. Dio? Whole 'nuther ball of wax. He seems to bark at lots of things. Trucks driving by . . he actually pulls/lunges at them; other dogs barking, kids riding by on bikes, other dogs. I'm pretty sure that except for the barking at other dogs the rest of it is out of uncertainty/fear. It's ridiculous though so we're going to try training him with a distraction/cause/effect method. Yup, the old squirt with a water bottle at un-necessary/unwanted barking.

    Do some research and when you're ready check out the local shelter for a month or two.
     
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