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The 4 calmest dog breeds

The character and personality of the animal is a big factor when it comes to adopting a dog. But it all depends on what kind of companion you want to have. While some prefer true military warriors with great physical strength and protective temperament, others prefer a gentler, more cuddly companion and look to the quieter dog breeds.

While this trait will largely depend on the education given to the animal, there are still some exceptional dog breeds that are naturally calm.

Here we give you the top 4 of the calmest dog breeds, ideal companions for both adults and small children.

Table of contents:

1 Cavalier King Charles from “The Lady and the Tramp”
2 Newfoundland with a big heart
3 The Shar-Pei, the gentle guardian with large folds
4 The Golden Retriever, the most popular sweet dog

Quiet breeds: Cavalier King Charles

Cavalier King Charles or Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is the breed of dog featured in Disney’s animated film “The Lady and the Tramp”. Appeared in the 16th century in England, this breed owes its name to the affection of King Charles II.

In terms of size, he is an elegantly proportioned little dog. It owes its current appearance to the contributions of the King Charles Spaniel, the Pekingese and the Carlin in the 19th century. Recognized by the Kennel Club in 1945, it obtained definitive recognition from the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) on January 20, 1955.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel arrived in France in 1975, and seduced by his graceful appearance and his appearance of great softness. He is a gentle, discreet, affectionate, good-natured dog … Highly intelligent, he can detect joy and sadness in his master, and is able to understand when the latter is busy. He calms down instantly. If you have small children, this is the perfect companion.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Newfoundlander with a big heart

Quite imposing in size, the Newfoundland is nevertheless one of the calmest and kindest purebred dogs. At first glance, it is huge. It could even take up all the space on the sofa. But beneath this gigantic appearance, he hides treasures of gentleness, and really legendary kindness.

He also stands out for his courage and great physical strength. He has exceptional strength and health that allows him to work a lot, as well as webbed feet that make him a really good swimmer. But he also knows how to rest when he has nothing to do, and there he is the sweetest and kindest of animals.

He is a protective, generous, loyal, friendly and loving dog. He is able to give his life to save his master, a family member and even other people in danger. In addition to never being aggressive, the Newfoundlander hardly ever barks, and is very easy to train and manage on a daily basis.

Newfoundland dog
Gentle Giant

The Shar-Pei, the gentle guardian with large folds

The Shar-Pei, unique in the world, is this small dog that is characterized by its folds at the level of the head and the body. Very cute, he is also a tender and very affectionate companion on a daily basis.

In terms of build, he is a medium-sized dog with a fairly robust appearance and very good health. Its hair is soft, compact and very short, which does not detract from its charm. He is a very calm dog, not very sporty, easy to train and manage on a daily basis. It only needs one ride a day and is easy to maintain although its folds require special attention.

He knows how to give affection, tenderness and expects a lot in return as well. Watch out for strangers, the Shar-Pei is also protective. He is an excellent guardian who watches over and protects his family members and his territory.

Shar-Pei dog with a pink heat sitting on a small table
Gentle Shar Pei

The Golden Retriever, the most popular sweet dog

He is not unknown. Very beautiful with its golden coat, the Golden Retriever is one of the calmest and most famous dog breeds in the world. Outstanding hunter, guide dog for the blind, rescue dog par excellence for the search for missing persons and rescue missions … He stands out and is characterized by his intelligence and strength.

Very good swimmer, he is also a great and an excellent worker. He appeals to the greatest number with his jovial, friendly and affectionate temperament. He is calm and very tolerant.

Golden Retriever head lying down resting

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