The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a loyal and imposing breed that is relatively quiet and can be trained to manage their communication with proper socialization.
The Shih Tzu is an adaptable and independent toy breed that possesses a playful personality but can be calm and friendly, and their barking can be controlled through training.
The Shiba Inu is an alert and confident breed, easily trained and suited for apartments, rarely barking but capable of producing a loud scream if provoked or neglected.
The Bulldog, a popular companion breed, is generally friendly and patient, rarely barking unless in a stubborn mood, and compensating for it by snoring loudly.
The Bernese Mountain Dog is a loyal and loving large breed, originally a farm dog and draft animal, that is caring and affectionate, low-energy, and generally quiet when well-exercised.
French Bulldogs, a smart, sociable, and playful breed frequently kept as companions, may bark when left alone, so it's not advisable to leave them overnight.
The Basenji, an intelligent and energetic breed, is known for producing yodel-like sounds instead of barks, and although trainable, they are the second least responsive breed to commands when it comes to barking.
The Borzoi is a proud and intelligent breed that commands respect with its imposing stature, and despite being silent, they can be selective learners and may require a variety of commands to keep them happy.
The Irish Setter is a sociable and energetic family dog, who makes a perfect therapy companion, and will keep your apartment quiet if you meet their exercise needs.
The Saluki is a reserved and silent breed developed for sight hunting, making it an excellent apartment dog that won't bark unnecessarily.