10 QUIET DOGS THAT DON'T BARK

The basenji is a small to medium-size dog breed known as the "barkless dog," probably due to the unusual shape of their larynx, which may make it virtually impossible to bark.

Basenji

We're not gonna lie, this gentle giant is huge (males weigh up to 200 pounds), and when it does bark, it's loud and deep, but that doesn't happen very often.

Great Dane

Bernese mountain dogs are calm, good-natured and strong. They're known for being among the dogs that don't bark and are very placid.

Bernese mountain dog

They tend to do well with children, so have earned the name 'nanny dog,''' says Stanley, making them one of the best dogs for families.

Newfoundland

The Scottish deerhound has similar ancestors to the greyhound. But one major difference between greyhounds and deerhounds is that the deerhound has a coat of coarse hair, giving it a distinctive appearance.

Scottish deerhound

They are known to love their naps and time spent on the sofa, and they tend to be less of a barking breed, which adds to their appeal

Bulldogs and French bulldogs

This breed is known for its irresistible wrinkly faces, but they're also among the list of dogs that seldom bark.

Chinese shar pei

There's no mistaking this breed for another when you see it. The elegant features of long feathery ears, plumed tail and trademark burnished red coat are dead giveaways.

Irish setter

The greyhound and other members of the sighthound family—that is, hounds that overtake their quarry by speed—rarely bark when hunting, and all members of this family tend to be quiet.

Greyhound

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