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Small Dog Breeds

Small Dog Breeds

Small Dog Breeds: If you are looking for a cute pet that is suitable for an urban lifestyle, requires minimum amounts of exercise and will be happy living in an apartment or flat the small dogs breeds section is the best place to start.

Small dog breeds are popular and less intimidating for kids who adore little animals with the cutest expressions and fluffy coats.

Small dogs breeds have seen an increase in popularity in recent years and this has been reflected in the mixed breed or "Designer Dogs", such as the Yorkipoo, that have been bred to produce an appealing combination of the characteristics and personality traits associated with the Yorkshire Terrier and a Poodle.

Our A - Z list of little or small dogs breeds range from tiny teacup dogs, mini size dogs and small to medium size dogs - who make up the cutest dogs in the world. There are links to 78 small dogs breeds that provide comprehensive facts and info about each of the dogs.

Small Dog Breeds - Affenpinscher: The small sized, adventuresome, friendly, headstrong Affenpinscher belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1936) and used as a Watchdog, Hunting and lapdog.

Small Dog Breeds - American Eskimo Dog: The tiny to medium sized, protective, reserved, sharp American Eskimo Dog belongs to the Non Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1994 - Spitz type) and used as a Watchdog, Performer and Farm dog.

Small Dog Breeds - Aussiedoodle: The various sized, energetic, playful, faithful Aussiedoodle belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dogs breeds group (Australian Shepherd / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Pet.

Small Dog Breeds - Australian Terrier: The small sized, even tempered, sharp, companionable Australian Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dogs Breeds Group (AKC:1960) and used as a Watchdog and for Hunting.

Small Dog Breeds - Beagle: The small sized, lively, loving, independent Beagle belongs to the Hound Dog Group (AKC:1885) and used as a Hunter.

Small Dog Breeds - Bedlington Terrier: The small sized, loving, spirited, clever Bedlington Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dogs Breeds Group and used as a Watchdog and for Hunting.

Small Dog Breeds - Bichon Frise: The small sized, playful, sweet-tempered, cheerful Bichon Frise belongs to the Non Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1972) and used as a Performer and Companion dog.

Small Dog Breeds - Bolognese: The small sized, docile, reserved, faithful Bolognese Dog belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group and used as a Companion and pet.

Small Dog Breeds - Border Terrier: The small sized, fearless, loving, responsive Border Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dogs Breeds Group (AKC:1930) and used as a Watchdog and for Hunting.

Small Dog Breeds - Boston Terrier: The small sized, lively, playful, loving Boston Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dogs Breeds Group (AKC:1893) and used as a Hunter.

Small Dog Breeds - Brussels Griffon: The small sized, inquisitive, companionable, sharp Brussels Griffon belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1910 and used as a Watchdog and Stable Dog.

Small Dog Breeds - Cairn Terrier: The small sized, fearless, assertive, active Cairn Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dogs Breeds Group (AKC:1913) and used as a Watchdog and for Hunting.

Small Dog Breeds - Cavalier King Charles Spaniel: The small sized, social, courageous, loving Cavalier King Charles Spaniel belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1995) and used as a Bird Flusher and lapdog.

Small Dog Breeds - Cavapoo: The tiny to medium sized, playful, sociable, faithful Cavapoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dogs breeds group (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Pet.

Small Dog Breeds - Cheagle: The small sized, sharp, outgoing, playful Cheagle belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dogs breeds group (Chihuahua / Beagle) and used as a Companion and Pet.

Small Dog Breeds - Cesky Terrier: The small sized, calm, placid, cheerful Cesky Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dogs Breeds Group and used as a Watchdog and for Hunting.

Small Dog Breeds - Chihuahua: The tiny sized, lively, devoted, courageous Chihuahua belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1904) and used as a Ceremonial and Pet.

Small Dog Breeds - Chinese Crested: The small sized, lively, loving, playful Chinese Crested belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1991) and used as a Hunting and Lapdog.

Small Dog Breeds - Chorkie: The small sized, faithful, headstrong, clever Chorkie belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dog breeds group (Chihuahua / Yorkshire Terrier) and used as a Companion and Pet.

Small Dog Breeds - Chug: The small sized, attentive, active, faithful Chug belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dog breeds group (Chihuahua / Pug) and used as a Companion and Pet.

Small Dog Breeds - Cockapoo: The small sized, faithful, happy, loving Cockapoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dogs breeds group (Cocker Spaniel / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Pet.

Small Dog Breeds - Corky: The tiny to medium sized, lively, independent, responsive Corky belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dog breeds group (Yorkshire Terrier / American Cocker Spaniel) and used as a Companion and Pet.

Small Dog Breeds - Coton De Tulear: The small sized, loving, vocal, playful Coton De Tulear belongs to the Non-Sporting Dog Group and used as a Watchdog, Ratter and Companion dog.

Small Dog Breeds - Dachshund: The small sized, courageous, lively, headstrong Dachshund belongs to the Hound Dog Group (AKC:1885) and used as a Hunter.

Small Dog Breeds - Dandie Dinmont Terrier: The small sized, loving, lively, determined Dandie Dinmont Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dogs Breeds Group (AKC:1886) and used as a Hunter.

Small Dog Breeds - Doxiepoo: The tiny to medium sized, unpredictable, clever and loving Doxiepoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dogs breeds group (Dachshund/Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Pet.

Small Dog Breeds - English Toy Spaniel: The small sized, sweet-tempered, loving, reserved English Toy Spaniel belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1886) and used for Bird flushing and a lapdog.

Small Dog Breeds - French Bulldog: The small sized, lively, loving, patient French Bulldog belongs to the Non Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1898) and used as a Ratter and Lapdog.

Small Dog Breeds - German Spitz: The tiny to medium sized, robust, lively, devoted German Spitz belongs to the Non-Sporting Dog Group and used as a Watchdog and Farm Dog.

Small Dog Breeds - Goldendoodle: The toy to large sized, active, loving, faithful Goldendoodle belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dog breeds group (Golden Retriever / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Pet.

Small Dog Breeds - Havanese: The little sized, companionable, playful, sweet-tempered Havanese belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1996) and used as a Performer and Lapdog.

Small Dog Breeds - Havapoo: The tiny to medium sized, loving, responsive, playful Havapoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dog breeds group (Havanese / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Pet.

Small Dog Breeds - Italian Greyhound: The small sized, nimble, loving, clever Italian Greyhound belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1886) and used as a Hunter and Lapdog.

Small Dog Breeds - Jack Russell Terrier: The small sized, courageous, alert, independent Jack Russell Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dog Breeds Group (AKC:2012) and used as a Watchdog and for Hunting.

Small Dog Breeds - Japanese Chin: The little sized, loyal, playful, alert Japanese Chin belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1888) and used as a Companion and Lapdog.

Small Dog Breeds - Japanese Spitz: The small sized, affectionate, obedient, dignified Japanese Spitz belongs to the Non-Sporting dog group and used as a Companion and Lapdog.

Small Dog Breeds - Kooikerhondje: The tiny to medium sized, territorial, agile, alert Kooikerhondje belongs to the Sporting Dog Group and used as a Watchdog and Waterfowl Dog.

Small Dog Breeds - Labradoodle: The toy, small, medium sized, affectionate, intelligent, friendly Labradoodle belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dog breeds group (Labrador Retriever / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Guide Dog.

Small Dog Breeds - Lakeland Terrier: The small sized, independent, bold, friendly Lakeland Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1934) and used as a Hunter.

Small Dog Breeds - Lhasa Apso: The little sized, alert, devoted, assertive Lhasa Apso belongs to the Non Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1935) and used as a Companion and Watchdog.

Small Dog Breeds - Lowchen: The small sized, active, friendly, playful Lowchen belongs to the Non Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1996 and used as a Companion and Lapdog.

Small Dog Breeds - Maltese: The small sized, easygoing, active, responsive Maltese belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1888) and used as a Companion and Lapdog.

Small Dog Breeds - Maltipoo: The small sized, loving, playful, clever Maltipoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dog breeds group (Maltese / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Pet.

Small Dog Breeds - Manchester Terrier: The little sized, loyal, active, alert Manchester Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dogs Breeds Group (AKC:1887) and used as a Watchdog and for Hunting.

Small Dog Breeds - Miniature Bull Terrier: The small sized, energetic, courageous, loving Miniature Bull Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dogs Breeds Group (AKC:1991) and used as a Watchdog and for Hunting.

Small Dog Breeds - Miniature Pinscher: The small sized, energetic, clever, friendly Miniature Pinscher belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1925) and was originally used as a Ratter.

Small Dog Breeds - Miniature Schnauzer: The small sized, friendly, alert, obedient Miniature Schnauzer belongs to the Terrier Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1926) and used as a Hunter.

Small Dog Breeds - Norfolk Terrier: The small sized, companionable, spirited, fearless Norfolk Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dogs Breeds Group (AKC:1979) and used as a Watchdog and for Hunting.

Small Dog Breeds - Norwegian Lundehund: The little sized, energetic, agile, protective Norwegian Lundehund belongs to the Non-Sporting Dog Group (Spitz type) and used as a Watchdog and for Hunting.

Small Dog Breeds - Norwich Terrier: The small sized, sensitive, affectionate, energetic Norwich Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dogs Breeds Group (AKC:1936) and used as a Hunter.

Small Dog Breeds - Papillon: The small sized, energetic, sharp, hardy Papillon belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1915) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Lapdog.

Small Dog Breeds - Patterdale Terrier: The little sized, inquisitive, bold, loving Patterdale Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dog Breeds Group (Rare Breed) and used as a Hunter.

Small Dog Breeds - Pekingese: The small sized, loving, headstrong, faithful Pekingese belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1906) and used as a Companion and Lapdog.

Small Dog Breeds - Pembroke Welsh Corgi: The small sized, lively, out-going, loving Pembroke Welsh Corgi belongs to the Herding Dog Group (AKC:1934) and used as a Watchdog and Farm Dog.

Small Dog Breeds - Pomapoo: The toy / small sized, smart, home-loving, sociable Pomapoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dogs breeds group (Pomeranian / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Pet.

Small Dog Breeds - Pomchi: The little sized, affable, faithful, fragile Pomchi belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dogs breeds group (Pomeranian / Chihuahua) and used as a Companion and Pet.

Small Dog Breeds - Pomeranian: The small sized, active, sociable, playful Pomeranian belongs to the Toy Dog Breed Group (AKC:1888) and used as a Companion and Lapdog.

Small Dog Breeds - Poodle: The tiny to medium sized, faithful, active, sharp Poodle belongs to the Non Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1887) and used as a Watchdog and Gun Dog.

Small Dog Breeds - Portuguese Podengo: The little sized, hardy, lively, companionable Portuguese Podengo belongs to the Hound Dog Group and used as a Watchdog and for Hunting.

Small Dog Breeds - Pug: The small sized, loving, courageous, faithful Pug belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1885) and used as a Companion and Lapdog.

Small Dog Breeds - Pugapoo: The small sized, enthusiastic, loving, lovable Pugapoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dogs breeds group (Pug / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Pet.

Small Dog Breeds - Puggle: The small sized, playful, robust, headstrong Puggle belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dogs breeds group (Pug / Beagle) and used as a Companion and Pet.

Small Dog Breeds - Rat Terrier: The small sized, inquisitive, loving, lively Rat Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dog Breeds Group (AKC:2013) and used as a Watchdog, Ratter and Farm Dog.

Small Dog Breeds - Schipperke: The little sized, curious, nimble, faithful Schipperke belongs to the Non Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1904) and used as a Ratter and Watchdog.

Small Dog Breeds - Scottish Terrier: The small size, sharp, feisty, independent Scottish Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1885) and used as a Watchdog and for Hunting.

Small Dog Breeds - Sealyham Terrier: The small sized, calm, fearless, loving Sealyham Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dogs Breeds Group (AKC:1911) and used as a Watchdog and for Hunting.

Small Dog Breeds - Shih Tzu: The small sized, lively, courageous, loving Shih Tzu belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1969) and used as a Companion and Lapdog.

Small Dog Breeds - Shihpoo: The little to medium sized, adaptable, fearless, sharp Shihpoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dogs breeds group (Shih Tzu / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Pet.

Small Dog Breeds - Silken Windhound: The little to medium sized, sharp, loving, sweet-tempered Silken Windhound belongs to the Hound Dog Group (Rare) and used as a Hunting dog (sighthound).

Silky Terrier: The small sized, inquisitive, sharp, loving Silky Terrier belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1959) and used as a Ratter.

Smooth Fox Terrier: The small sized, sharp, loving, active Smooth Fox Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dogs Breeds Group (AKC:1885) and used as a Watchdog and for Hunting.

Tibetan Spaniel: The small sized, assertive, clever, cheerful Tibetan Spaniel belongs to the Non Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1983) and used as a Watchdog and Companion.

Toy Fox Terrier: The small sized, spirited, faithful, sharp Toy Fox Terrier belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group (AKC:2003) and used as a Ratter and Lapdog.

Welsh Terrier: The small sized, loving, spirited, independent Welsh Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dogs Breeds Group (AKC:1888) and used as a Watchdog and for Hunting.

Small Dog Breeds - West Highland White Terrier: The small sized, loving, lively, sweet-tempered West Highland White Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dogs Breeds Group (AKC:1908) and used as a Watchdog and for Hunting.

Xoloitzcuintli: The toy, small, standard sized, sharp, athletic, faithful Xoloitzcuintli belongs to the Non-Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1911) and used as a Watchdog and Pet.

Yorkipoo: The little sized, clever, loving, playful Yorkipoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dogs breeds group (Yorkshire Terrier / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Pet.

Yorkshire Terrier: The small sized, courageous, energetic, faithful Yorkshire Terrier belongs to the Toy Dog Breeds Group (AKC:1885) and used as a Ratter and Lapdog.

Zuchon: The small sized, lively, loving, sociable Zuchon belongs to the Hybrid / Mix dogs breeds group (Bichon Frise / Shih Tzu) and used as a Companion and Pet.

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