Small Dog Breeds

While small dogs breeds are preferred by some, others think of miniature dogs as more of a toy. Although toy is used to label the smallest dog breeds by group, some types of small dogs are surprisingly tough. If you have ever been cornered by an angry Chihuahua you may agree. Some think of tiny dogs as status symbols that celebrities tote around in their purses. Still others consider the smallest dog breeds to be meant for kids or little old ladies. Whatever the case, small breed dogs have earned their way into the lives of many a dog lover for centuries.
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Beagle

Beagle

The inspiring subject for the “Peanuts” comic strip character of Snoopy remains a popular choice for a beloved family pet...
Bichon Frise

Bichon Frise

Recognized for his puffed white coat, dark eyes and confident prance, the bichon frise is a happy little dog with..
Chihuahua

Chihuahua

The spunky, sassy nature of the chihuahua is a perfect example of how great pets can come in small packages...
Dachshund

Dachshund

The Dachshund, often referred to as the “Weiner dog,” is one of the most popular dog breeds worldwide. Somewhat unusual..
Lhasa Apso

Lhasa Apso

Like a lot of little dogs, the Lhasa Apso is doughtier than it looks. After all, one of its jobs..
Maltese

Maltese

Maltese dogs are stunning in their appearance. Long, silky white hair combined with their cute button nose and brown eyes..
Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terriers, better known by the nickname “Yorkies,” have come a long way since their beginnings in the 19th century...
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