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Low-energy dogs require only minimal exercise, such as a brisk play session in the backyard or a moderate walk on a leash Low-energy dogs are ideal for the elderly, people in apartments, or those without the time to devote to more intense exercise requirements
Low-energy dog breeds include Bulldogs, Basset Hounds, Pugs, Chow Chows, Great Danes, Bull Mastiffs, and more