Small Dog Breeds

Image Breed Breed Group Size Color Overview
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

Shiba Inu Shiba Inu Non-Sporting Breeds Height: 13.5 to 16.5 inches
Weight: 17 to 23 lbs
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

Rat Terrier Rat Terrier Terrier Dog Breeds Height: 10–18 inches
Weight: 10–25 lbs
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An American breed, the Rat Terrier was creat

Pug Pug Toy Dog Breeds Height: Not specified in breed standard
Weight: 14 to 18 pounds
Black Dog Breeds

Often described as “a lot of dog in a small space,” the Pug is a member of the Toy Group well-known for its big playful personality, even temper, and outgoing disposition. Along with excelling in the ring at dog show competitions, Pugs

Pekingese Pekingese Toy Dog Breeds Height: 6–9 inches
Weight: 7–14 lb
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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 Height: Male: 8–11 inches; Female: 8–11 inches
Weight: Male: 8–10 pounds; Female: 7–9 pounds
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The Papillon, pronounced (PAP ee yon) is a v

Havanese Havanese Toy Dog Breeds Height: 8.5 - 11.5 inches
Weight: 7 - 13 pounds
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Known for being the “National Dog of Cuba” and the only dog breed native to the island country, the Havanese is a small dog breed known for its silky coat that protects it against the harsh heat of the tropics. As a trainable and intel