Fluffy Dog Breeds

Fluffy dog breeds, as the name implies are dogs that have furry, fluffy coats. They can be small or big, as is the case with the Great Pyrenees or Newfoundland, though most fluffy dogs that people adore as pets are small.

Image Breed Breed Group Size Color Overview
Shiba Inu Shiba Inu Non-Sporting Breeds Small Dog Breeds Red Dog Breeds

As the official Japanese national treasure, the Shiba Inu is a charming companion dog with a lively personality, big attitude, and playful sense of humor. Occasionally mistook for a fox with its distinctive appearance, the Shiba Inu is an active a

Lhasa Apso Lhasa Apso Non-Sporting Breeds Small Dog Breeds White Dog Breeds

Easily recognized for its gorgeous cloak of hair that parts down the middle of the back from head to tail, the Lhasa Apso is a joyful, mischievous, and independent small breed. Popular around the world both in and out of the show ring, the Lhasa A

Samoyed Samoyed Working Dog Breeds Medium Dog Breeds White Dog Breeds

Well-known for having black lips that slight

Maltese Maltese Toy Dog Breeds Small Dog Breeds White Dog Breeds

As a toy dog easy to recognize for its prized mantle of long, silky white hair from head to toe, the Maltese is a gentle-mannered and affectionate breed noted as great family companions. With their refinement, convenient portability, and cleanline

Portuguese Water Dog Portuguese Water Dog Working Dog Breeds Medium Dog Breeds White Dog Breeds Black Dog Breeds Brown Dog Breeds

Classified as a working dog, the Portuguese

Miniature Schnauzer Miniature Schnauzer Terrier Dog Breeds Small Dog Breeds

The Miniature Schnauzer is a small breed of dog that packs a big punch. They are full of personality and spunk which can often lead to them being mislabeled as a mischievous breed. In reality, they are highly intelligent and can be easily trained

Poodle Poodle Toy Dog Breeds Non-Sporting Breeds White Dog Breeds Black Dog Breeds Blue Dog Breeds Gray Dog Breeds

Poodles are formal dog breeds that come in s

Pomeranian Pomeranian Toy Dog Breeds Small Dog Breeds Tan Dog Breeds White Dog Breeds Brown Dog Breeds

Known for being a confident, animated companion with a rather extroverted personality, the Pomeranian is a compact, toy-sized dog that is currently ranked as the 19th most popular breed by the American Kennel Club. Also affectionately referred to&

Pekingese Pekingese Toy Dog Breeds Small Dog Breeds White Dog Breeds Brown Dog Breeds

The Pekingese is a small dog of Chinese origin. It gets its name from the ancient city of Peking, which is now modern Beijing. They were sacred in China, and only royals were allowed to own one. Punishment for stealing one was no less than death.&

Papillon Papillon Toy Dog Breeds Small Dog Breeds White Dog Breeds Brown Dog Breeds

The Papillon, pronounced (PAP ee yon) is a v

Small fluffy dogs are popular for apartment and city dwellers. However, some small fluffy dog breeds are more active than others. A small, fenced-in yard or daily walks are necessary to keep these dogs happy and free from behavior problems.

The Bichon Bolgnese is shy, reserved and not very active. They are content to hang around the house with their owner for the most part. The Maltese is another breed that does not demand a lot of daily walking or exercise. In contrast, the Pomeranian is a small, fluffy dog that is very active and will not do well without daily exercise.

One trait that all fluffy dogs seem to have in common is Small Dog Syndrome. Without early, proper training they may try to take the leading role in the household. It is important to make them understand that the owner is the pack leader. If not, behaviors like barking too much and snapping at guests will occur. Otherwise, small, fluffy dogs, and larger ones for that matter can be fun, cuddly pets.