Kai Ken - This rare Japanese breed sheds, like, never and is totally chill about staying indoors. Also, they’ve been depicted in anime, which makes them the best. --- Awesome Dog Breeds You've Never Heard Of
Out of the starters I would choose squirtle, cindaquil, treeko, piplup, oshawott and either fennikin or froaky I can't choose since fennekin is a witch and froaky is a ninja and both have great type coverage.
Pikachu - 025 - It raises its tail to check its surroundings. The tail is sometimes struck by lightning in this pose. It has small electric sacs on both its cheeks. If threatened, it looses electric charges from the sacs.