Small Dog Breeds

Image Breed Breed Group Size Color Overview
Maltese Maltese Toy Dog Breeds Height: Male: 8-10 in; Female: 8-9 in
Weight: Male: 3-8 lb; Female: 2-7 lb
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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

Basenji Basenji Hound Dog Breeds Height: Male: 16–17 inches; Female: 15–16 inches
Weight: 22 to 24 lbs
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The Basenji is an elegant and poised African hunting dog. African natives used this breed for pointing, driving game into nets and retrieving. The dog's light build and balanced structure allows it to move with agility and ease. Known as the "bark

Affenpinscher Affenpinscher Toy Dog Breeds Height: 9 to 11.5 inches
Weight: 6 to 13 lbs
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The Affenpinscher is a terrier type breed that originated in Cenral Europe, specifically Munich, Germany and France. The name Affenpinscher translates from German into Monkey Terrier. It is one of the oldest breeds in the Toy Group. During the 17t

Italian Greyhound Italian Greyhound Toy Dog Breeds Height: 13 - 15 inches
Weight: 7 - 15 lbs
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Classified in the Toy Group, The Italian Gre

Yorkshire Terrier Yorkshire Terrier Toy Dog Breeds Height: 7.5-9 inches
Weight: 3.5-8 pounds
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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

Lhasa Apso Lhasa Apso Non-Sporting Breeds Height: 10 to 11 inches
Weight: 12 to 18 pounds
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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

Whippet Whippet Hound Dog Breeds Height: 18 to 22 inches
Weight: 25 to 35 lbs
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The Whippet is a medium-sized sight hound that is of much elegance and fitness. It is an English Greyhound miniature and has been nicknamed "the poor man's racehorse. The fastest domesticated animal for its weight, the Whippet can reach a speed of

Miniature Schnauzer Miniature Schnauzer Terrier Dog Breeds Height: Male: 12 to 14 in; Female: 12 to 14 in
Weight: Male : 12 to 20 lb; Female: 12 to 18 lb

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

Brussels Griffon Brussels Griffon Toy Dog Breeds Height: not specified in breed standard
Weight: 8 to 12 lbs
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The Brussels Griffon breed was developed in Belgium primarily from the Belgian street dog and the Affenpinscher. The Belgian street dog is very similar to the Fox Terrier and the Affenpinscher is a toy breed with a monkey-like face. The Brussels G

Miniature Pinscher Miniature Pinscher Toy Dog Breeds Height: 10 to 12.5 inches
Weight: 8 to 11 lbs
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The Miniature Pinscher closely resembles the Doberman. However it is not a miniature Doberman. Like the Dobie, the Min Pin is a German breed of dog. Pinscher is the German word for "terrier." The proud, alert and spirited Min Pin with its high-ste