Check out these tiny dogs: Our World's Smallest Dog Breeds page includes popular as well as rare breeds. Descriptions and photos
How can you resist that wrinkly face? The fun-loving is generally a real charmer who tends to get along well with everyone she meets — children, cats and other dogs included. She's , but she does typically enjoy going out wherever you might go. She's large for a toy breed, compact and muscular, so she's a bit hardier than other small breeds, but she still needs supervision when playing with children.
With his take-chargeattitude and friendly smile, the is often described as across between a cruise line director and a school hall monitor. Like manyherding dogs, he can be a little bossy. But thanks to his small size, the breed generally adapts well to almost any living situation as long as he gets enoughexercise.
Here are PetMD's 10 favorite "small breed" dogs:
Your favorite breed not on our list of quiet smallbreed dogs?
Here is a list of the most popular small dogs in the U.S. in 2011. The list is in order of most popular to least popular. The Beagle was the most popular small breed in the U.S. in 2011. It's easier to find someone who is breeding one of the popular breeds. And it can be very difficult to find someone breeding the less popular breeds.It's hard to resist the cuteness of small dogs, especially when they are puppies. All of them remain small throughout their lives, so many think of them and treat them like children. This is a list of small dog breeds which virtually don't shed any hair. If you own one of these dogs you'll be hard-pressed to find a hair in your home. That's how little they shed!Fluffy small breed dogs seem to be getting more popular these days and we wanted to know why.
According to the American Kennel Club, the most popular breed in the U.S. is the Labrador Retriever, neither small nor fluffy, but when you clump fluffiness into a category of its own, the cuteness factor clicks on, and people's hearts begins to melt.
All these dogs share few factors in common with each other. The breeds originate in different countries, their personalities vary widely, and their care and grooming needs are even different.
But what they do have in common is their size. All are small, many very small. They have hair that grows often without much shedding involved making them very hairy dogs. But what distinguishes them as a unique group of canines?
That is easy.
It is the tendency to cause humans to go into a cuteness overload, which we have not been able to find a cure for as of now.