Living with dogs is all fun and games until they start barking up a storm that interrupts your sleep or gets you into trouble with your neighbors. From personal experience, it can be quite annoying and inconvenient to live with a noisy dog for these reasons. For the most part, there is a lot that you can do to try and calm your pooch down to restore peace and quiet to your home from training to using barking collars. However, with the wide range of reasons why dogs bark, a lot of these methods rarely ever provide long term solutions.
With this in mind, it is always best to go with dogs that are so calm and quiet it seems they do not even know how to bark. In the sections below, we will discuss the 31 quietest and most calm dog breeds out there including the seemingly mute basenji, gentle giant great dane and the cool and collected whippet.