Yesterday we’ve introduce you guys with some of the biggest dogs in the world, and though they are really beloved, some people still prefer small dogs, because, well, to be honest, they are the cutest! You can also hold them in your arms! OMG! Check this list, and get ready for the cuteness overload!
Despite their tiny stature, this breed tends to be fiercely loyal to their owner and in some cases can be over protective.
Weight Male 1.8–2.7 kg (4–6 lb) Female 1.8–2.7 kg (4–6 lb)
Height Male 15–25 cm (6–10 in) Female 15–25 cm (6–10 in)
2. Bichon Frise
Bichon Frise translates to ‘curly lap dog’ in French, the perfect description of our 2nd smallest dog breed in the world. Bichon Frise make wonderful family dogs, as they are extremely loyal and play really well with children and other animals. The puffy white coat of this breed is a recognizable feature as well and will require regular grooming.
Weight 5–10 kg (10–20 lbs)
Height 23–30 cm (9–12 in)
3. Boston Terrier
They are said to be highly intelligent and very trainable, making them a great companion. However, these dogs like to chew, so make sure to keep any valuables out of reach!
Weight 10-20 pounds
Height 15-17 inches
4. French Bulldog
They are related to both the English Bulldog and American Bulldog, they are playful, affectionate, loyal, and intelligent, making them a wonderful companion dog.
Weight 16–25 pounds (7.3–11.3 kg)
Height 11 inches to 1 foot
Weighing between 6 and 7 pounds, Papillons get their name from the butterfly-like look of the long and fringed hair on the ears.
Weight Male 8–10 pounds (3.6–4.5 kg) Female 7–9 pounds (3.2–4.1 kg)
Height Male 8–11 inches (20–28 cm) Female 8–11 inches (20–28 cm)
Pomeranians are gentle, mellow, and sweet, but they can also be noisy at times (just like children!)
Weight 1.9–3.5 kilograms (4.2–7.7 lb
Height 5.0–11 inches (13–28 cm)
The charismatic personality of the Pug make them a friendly and comedic companion.
Weight 14 – 20 pounds
Height 12 – 14 inches
8. Shih Tzu
Also called the ‘mini lion’, these dogs have a double-layered, full, and dense coat, which requires a lot of daily grooming.
Weight 9 – 16 pounds
Height 10 – 11 inches
9. Toy Poodle
Toy Poodle, a sensitive breed that can be extremely loyal to their owner.
Weight 4 – 8 pounds
Height about 10 inches
10. Yorkshire Terrier
Weight 3 – 7 pounds
Height 7 – 9 inches