Basenji: Quiet breed, known as "barkless dog" from Africa. Independent, aloof, and not prone to excessive barking, but can vocalize with other sounds like howls.
Shih Tzus: adorable, compact, friendly, and loyal. Despite occasional barking, they are suitable for apartments and busy areas, being low-maintenance, intelligent, and easy to train.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel: quiet, calm, perfect for apartments, popular with seniors and families.
Greyhounds: slim, fast, calm dogs bred for hunting. Typically quiet, they don't bark excessively. Timid but playful; enjoy running. Perfect quiet pets.
Shar Pei: calm breed, bred as a guard dog, rarely barks, obedient companion, excellent with early training.
Bernese Mountain Dogs: loyal, easily trained, quiet, good with kids. Ideal working dog breed for families and farms in Switzerland.
Great Danes: gentle giants with calm, loving personalities; rarely bark, but when they do, it's loud.