Small Dog Breeds

Image Breed Breed Group Size Color Overview
Cairn Terrier Cairn Terrier Terrier Dog Breeds Height: 9 to 10 inches
Weight: 13 to 14 lbs
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The Cairn Terrier is a small but hardy working dog originally bred to help Scottish farmers get rid or pests on the property. The breed is most recognized as playing the role of Toto in The Wizard of Oz. The Breed was first developed in the Scotti

Bichon Frise Bichon Frise Non-Sporting Breeds Height: Male: 9–12 inches; Female: 9–11 inches
Weight: 10 to 18 pounds
White Dog Breeds

Easy to recognize with its round, snow-white, cotton ball-shaped hairstyle, the Bichon Frise has earned a reputation as being a tiny package full of fun. As a long-time favorite pet that is currently ranked as the 26th most popular breed in the Un

Beagle Beagle Hound Dog Breeds Height: 13–16 inches
Weight: Male 22–25 lb; Female 20–23 lb
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Often affectionately referred to as “howlers” by their owners, beagles are medium-sized dogs that were initially developed as scent hounds for tracking hare and rabbit. However, beagles are now ranked as the 4th most popular pet breed&

Maltese Maltese Toy Dog Breeds Height: Male: 8-10 in; Female: 8-9 in
Weight: Male: 3-8 lb; Female: 2-7 lb
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

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