Best Dog Breeds For Couples That You’ll Both Adore

Whether you and your partner have just moved in together, are newlyweds, or have been married for years, adding a four-legged friend to your family is the perfect next step.

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So, without further ado, let’s look at the 27 best dog breeds for couples you and your partner are sure to love.

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A loyal and devoted Japanese breed you’ve undoubtedly heard of. This faithful companion is a gorgeous fluffy dog breed that many have deemed a fantastic guard dog, perfect for families and couples moving in together.


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Basset Hound

The Basset Hound is an excellent low-maintenance breed option if you’re a young working couple and don’t have a lot of time to be around your pooch.


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If you’re a new couple that just moved in together, there is a high chance you moved into an apartment. The Beagle is a smaller breed that would be perfect for apartment living.

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Bernese Mountain Dog

Sure, they do need careful attention and more maintenance than some other breeds on this list, but for two pet parents, it’s manageable. They aren’t recommended for novice owners, but a couple can work together to give them proper care. 

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Border Collie

These sheepdogs are suitable for couples and individuals alike, granted you have a nice large yard and the time and energy to keep them busy.

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