These are the breeds of dog with all the perfect attributes for an owner that lives alone.

Here are the 10 breeds of adorable dog that make perfect pets for people who live alone

With demand for dogs continuing to soar post-lockdown, here are the pups that make perfect companions for people who live alone.

Wednesday, 24th November 2021, 10:42 am

The last 18 months have seen many of us welcome a new four-legged friend into our homes, as the Kennel Club saw dog ownership rise by nearly eight per cent over 2020.

But with 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your perfect pup – whether you want a large dog, family-friendly dog, or crossbreed.

While every person has different needs, for budding dog owners who live by themselves it can be worth looking for a dog with a particular range of attributes.

Breeds that form a particularly strong and protective bond with one person, that can be left alone for a few hours, and who don’t need constant stimlulation, are perfect companions for solo dwellers.

Here are 10 of the breeds that tick all of these boxes, according to the American Kennel Club.

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