10 Quiet Dog Breeds That Bark Less Frequently


Known as the "barkless dog," they produce more of a yodeling sound, making them ideal for noise-sensitive environments.


While they have a deep bark, Borzois are generally quiet and reserved, only barking when necessary.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

These gentle dogs have a calm demeanor and typically don't bark excessively.

Italian Greyhound

They are generally quiet and reserved, making them suitable for apartment living.


Despite their size, Newfoundlands are known for their quiet nature and gentle temperament.

Scottish Deerhound

These dignified dogs rarely bark unnecessarily and are generally quiet indoors.

Shiba Inu

With a cat-like personality, Shiba Inus are often quiet and independent, preferring to express themselves through other means.


Although they have a tendency to bark when excited, Whippets are generally quiet and well-mannered indoors.


Known for their calm demeanor, Greyhounds are typically quiet and well-suited for apartment living.

Bernese Mountain Dog

While they can bark to alert their owners, Bernese Mountain Dogs are generally quiet and gentle giants.