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
Bernese Mountain Dog Bernese Mountain Dog Working Dog Breeds Giant Dog Breeds White Dog Breeds Black Dog Breeds

Farm dogs by heritage, Bernese Mountain Dogs are the only variety of the Swiss Mountain Dog breeds that possess a long, silky coat that helps the hardy dog thrive in cold climates. Well-known for its high level of intelligence, strength, agility,&

Australian Shepherd Australian Shepherd Herding Dog Breeds Medium Dog Breeds White Dog Breeds Black Dog Breeds Red Dog Breeds

Affectionately nicknamed the “Aussie,” the Australian Shepherd is an animated and active breed with a great deal of stamina for agility, obedience, and even herding livestock. As a loyal, devoted, and wholeheartedly loving dog breed, A

Yorkshire Terrier Yorkshire Terrier Toy Dog Breeds Small Dog Breeds Black Dog Breeds Brown Dog Breeds

Affectionately referred to as “Yorkies” by their loyal owners, Yorkshire Terriers are members of the Toy Group that offer big personalities in a small package. As a portable pooch prized for its compact size and luxurious long-haired c

Airedale Terrier Airedale Terrier Terrier Dog Breeds Medium Dog Breeds White Dog Breeds Black Dog Breeds Brown Dog Breeds

The Airedale Terrier is the largest dog of the Terrier breeds and has been called "King of Terriers." The breed is thought to have been developed in the Valley of Aire, England. It may have descended from a black and tan terrier that is now extinc

Tibetan Mastiff Tibetan Mastiff Working Dog Breeds Large Dog Breeds Black Dog Breeds Brown Dog Breeds

An impressively large dog with a noble appearance, the Tibetan Mastiff is known to be a conversation starter and a traffic stopper walking down the street. Along with the dog’s large size, the Tibetan Mastiff possess all of the qualities tha

Irish Wolfhound Irish Wolfhound Hound Dog Breeds Giant Dog Breeds White Dog Breeds Black Dog Breeds Gray Dog Breeds

Being the same size as a small pony, the Irish Wolfhound is the tallest dog breed in the world with its commanding appearance and muscular greyhound-like shape. Originally called the Cu Faoil in Ireland, Irish Wolfhounds are superb athletes and en

Siberian Husky Siberian Husky Toy Dog Breeds Medium Dog Breeds White Dog Breeds Black Dog Breeds

Bred in Northeast Asia as a sled dog, Siberian Huskies are known for their exceptional endurance and willingness to work hard in cold climates. As the 16th most popular dog breed in the United States according to the American Kennel Club, the Sibe

Shih Tzu Shih Tzu Toy Dog Breeds Small Dog Breeds White Dog Breeds Black Dog Breeds Brown Dog Breeds

Long recognized as a cherished breed in China, the Shih Tzu has been the dog of choice for everyone from royalty to everyday people. Long flowing coats, along with a sweet and playful arrogance, make the Shih Tzu truly one-of-a-kind.

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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

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

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.