What Small Dog Breed Is Best For You?

YorkieSmall dog breeds are also called toy dogs. The dogs are the smallest types of dogs available. Small dogs also tend to be less expensive then larger dogs as they eat less, due to their size, and generally have less mess, less shedding and generally less cost.

Originally these small breeds came from ancient lap dogs. Some dogs were breed as smaller versions from hunting or work dogs. Small dogs were used to display wealth in olden days as well as attract fleas away from their owners. The class, small breed or toy dog came from competitions and traditional categories.

Many small dog owners like to show off how cute their pets are in pet slings.

The Shih Tzu and Chihuahua dogs are exclusive to the small dog breed. There are dogs that have been breed from their larger counterparts and are just smaller versions like the Toy Poodle and Miniature Dachshund. Small breeds make great pets as they have limitless energy and are well suited for less active individuals and smaller living areas. They also tend to eat less than larger dogs and generally have less mess and shedding due to their size.

These breed are also excellent watch dogs because despite their size they have piercing barks. They are very alert and will report any unusual behavior, like a burglar by barking incessantly. Most small breeds are also easily trained, though a few breeds may take longer due to the stubborn nature of the breed.

Small dog breeds are generally healthy but can be prone to specific health issues. If you obtain your dog from a reputable breeder and feed it a healthy diet and makes sure it exercises then you shouldn’t have any problems. Due to the size of small dogs they may be more prone to bone breakage or injury.

French bulldogThe most well know dog breeds are Miniature Punscher, Manchester Terrier, , Maltese, West Highland White Terrier, Lundehund, Toy Mexican Hairless, , Lhasa Apso, Toy American Eskimo, Klein German Spitz, Toy Poodle, Japanese Chin, Toy Fox Terrier, Jack Russell Terrier, Tibetan Spaniel, Swedish Vallhund, Italian Greyhound, Skye Terrier, , , French Bulldog, , English Toy Spaniel, Schipperke, Dandie Dinmont Terrier, Silky Terrier, Coton de Tulear, Shih Tzu, Chinese Crested, , Chihuahua, Podengo Portuguese Pegueno, Cesky Terrier, Pomeranian, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Pekingese, Cairn Terrier, Cardigan Welsh Corgi, Patterdale Terrier, Brussels Griffon, Papillon, Norwich Terrier, , Norfolk Terrier, Boston Terrier, , Border Terrier, Miniature Dachshund, , Mittel German Spitz, and the .

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    • JungZ FTW
    • June 20, 2017

    What about pomeranians?

    • glee sor
    • June 20, 2017

    i love pugs and shih tzu

    • Isabelle Layla
    • June 20, 2017

    pekingese is the best indoors dog

    • peter zak
    • June 20, 2017

    Oh my God the music you guys got to do better than that drives you nuts after about two minutes

    • Barghouthi Emir
    • June 20, 2017

    why no big dogs like gsds ans dobbies

    • FireProBoy Socheat
    • June 20, 2017


    • Morgan Stormer
    • June 20, 2017

    im so glad yorkies are on here those are faviorite dogs :3

    • Faniece Hackney
    • June 20, 2017

    beer belly + dog in thumbnail + sweat and grease stained tank top= pervert starter pack

    • Jeff Wyatt
    • June 20, 2017

    so basically small dogs

    • Jeff Wyatt
    • June 20, 2017

    i have # 5 and my friend has # 4

    • Maskeen The Lhasa apso
    • June 20, 2017

    no lhasa apso's! why?

    • Storm the Gamer45
    • June 20, 2017

    I live in a apartment and now that i know you can have a pug in one i Want one!

    • LPS Sunshine
    • June 20, 2017

    can u have a pomoranian? sorry if i spelled it wrong

    • Jet
    • June 20, 2017

    suprised corgi was not here?

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    • June 20, 2017

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