Small Dog Breeds

Dog Breed Selector

As you all might know dogs have been bred for thousands of years which still continues today resulting in a huge diversity of dog breeds, hybrids and crossbreeds all over the world. We would also like point out that dogs are the only animal with such a wide variation in physical appearance, just look at the small dog breeds such as the Chihuahua and the Great Dane as an example. Please make sure to use our dog breed selector below to help you find the right dog breed for you and your family's lifestyle.

Australian Silky Terrier

Australian Silky Terrier

The Australian Silky Terrier is a small-sized dog breed belonging to the Toy bre…

Breed Group: Terrier Dogs

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Australian Terrier

Australian Terrier

Australian Terrier affectionately known as "Aussie" is one of the smallest in th…

Breed Group: Terrier Dogs

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Basset Bleu De Gascogne

Basset Bleu De Gascogne

The Basset Bleu De Gascogne is a curious, bold and enthusiastic breed, with an a…

Breed Group: Hound Dogs

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Basset Fauve De Bretagne

Basset Fauve De Bretagne

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne is a medium-sized dog and is one of the smallest Fr…

Breed Group: Hound Dogs

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Bichon Frise

Bichon Frise

The Bichon Frise is a small dog, classified under the Toy group by the Kennel Cl…

Breed Group: Toy Dogs

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Border Terrier

Border Terrier

The Border Terrier is a small to medium-sized terrier with a double coat made of…

Breed Group: Terrier Dogs

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Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier

Like many dog breeds named after the area where they were originally developed, …

Breed Group: Terrier Dogs

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Cairn Terrier

Cairn Terrier

The Cairn Terrier is a small breed, weighing 8 kilos at a maximum. It is a coura…

Breed Group: Terrier Dogs

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Cavachon

Cavachon

The Cavachon is a small breed of “designer dog” typically weighing 5.5 kilos to …

Breed Group: Hybrid Dogs

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

A luxury pooch for the Royalty, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel came from the …

Breed Group: Toy Dogs

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Cavapoo

Cavapoo

The Cavapoo is a hybrid cross between a purebred Cavalier King Charles Spaniel a…

Breed Group: Hybrid Dogs

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Cesky Terrier

Cesky Terrier

The Cesky Terrier is a small terrier-type dog and is the national dog of the Cze…

Breed Group: Terrier Dogs

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Cockapoo

Cockapoo

Breed Group: Hybrid Dogs

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Coton De Tulear

Coton De Tulear

The Coton De Tuléar is a small breed of Bichon type dog with an average weight o…

Breed Group: Toy Dogs

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Dachshund

Dachshund

Breed Group: Hound Dogs

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Dandie Dinmont Terrier

Dandie Dinmont Terrier

The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a small terrier-type breed of Scottish origin. It …

Breed Group: Terrier Dogs

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English Toy Terrier

English Toy Terrier

The English Toy Terrier (ETT) is a small terrier-type dog typically weighing 3.6…

Breed Group: Toy Dogs

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Fox Terrier

Fox Terrier

The Fox Terrier is a terrier-type dog originally developed to hunt foxes, vermin…

Breed Group: Terrier Dogs

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German Spitz

German Spitz

The German Spitz is a small breed signifying a compact and well knit appearance …

Breed Group: Utility Dogs

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Glen of Imaal Terrier

Glen of Imaal Terrier

The Glen of Imaal Terrier (also called Wicklow Terrier or sometimes “Glen” for s…

Breed Group: Terrier Dogs

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Griffon Bruxellois

Griffon Bruxellois

This small dog, otherwise known as the Brussels Griffon, originated from Belgium…

Breed Group: Toy Dogs

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Havanese

Havanese

The Havanese (Habanero in Spanish) is a small breed of Cuban origin that belongs…

Breed Group: Toy Dogs

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Italian Greyhound

Italian Greyhound

The Italian Greyhound is a small breed of dog and a member of the sight hound fa…

Breed Group: Toy Dogs

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Jack Russell

Jack Russell

The Jack Russell Terrier is a small breed that was developed in England. It is a…

Breed Group: Terrier Dogs

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Jackapoo

Jackapoo

The Jackapoo is a small to medium size breed, a cross between a purebred Jack Ru…

Breed Group: Hybrid Dogs

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Japanese Shiba Inu

Japanese Shiba Inu

The Shiba Inu is one of the original dog breeds that originated in Japan and is …

Breed Group: Utility Dogs

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Japanese Spitz

Japanese Spitz

The Japanese Spitz is a modern breed that became popular in Europe after being e…

Breed Group: Utility Dogs

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Jug

Jug

A Jug dog is a crossbreed or a hybrid dog from two purebred parents, namely the …

Breed Group: Hybrid Dogs

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Lagotto Romagnolo

Lagotto Romagnolo

Breed Group: Gun Dogs

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Lancashire Heeler

Lancashire Heeler

Breed Group: Pastoral Dogs

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Lowchen

Lowchen

Breed Group: Toy Dogs

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Malshi

Malshi

Breed Group: Hybrid Dogs

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Maltese

Maltese

Breed Group: Toy Dogs

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Maltipoo

Maltipoo

Breed Group: Hybrid Dogs

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Manchester Terrier

Manchester Terrier

Breed Group: Terrier Dogs

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Miniature Dachshund

Miniature Dachshund

The Dachshund (pronounced as “daks-hoont”) is a small-sized hound dog that origi…

Breed Group: Hound Dogs

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Miniature Pinscher

Miniature Pinscher

Breed Group: Toy Dogs

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Miniature Poodle

Miniature Poodle

The Poodle is an agile gun dog noted for its superb bird hunting skills and its …

Breed Group: Utility Dogs

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Miniature Schnauzer

Miniature Schnauzer

The Miniature Schnauzer is a small-sized dog breed that also originated in Germa…

Breed Group: Utility Dogs

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Norfolk Terrier

Norfolk Terrier

Breed Group: Terrier Dogs

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Norwich Terrier

Norwich Terrier

Breed Group: Terrier Dogs

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Parson Russell

Parson Russell

The Parson Russell Terrier is a medium-sized working terrier, compact and athlet…

Breed Group: Terrier Dogs

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Patterdale Terrier

Patterdale Terrier

Breed Group: Hybrid Dogs

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Pekingese

Pekingese

The Pekingese is a small breed and an ancient one, characterized by a lion-like …

Breed Group: Toy Dogs

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Plummer Terrier

Plummer Terrier

Breed Group: Hybrid Dogs

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Pomeranian

Pomeranian

The Pomeranian is a small, compact breed with a square proportion that belongs t…

Breed Group: Toy Dogs

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Pomsky

Pomsky

Breed Group: Hybrid Dogs

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Poochon

Poochon

Breed Group: Hybrid Dogs

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Portuguese Podengo

Portuguese Podengo

The Portuguese Podengo is a small and primitive sighthound/scenthound. Slightly …

Breed Group: Hound Dogs

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Pug

Pug

The Pug is a small breed belonging to the toy group characterized by a wrinkled …

Breed Group: Toy Dogs

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Puggle

Puggle

Breed Group: Hybrid Dogs

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Schipperke

Schipperke

The Schipperke is a square-proportioned, small, cobby dog with a sharp foxy expr…

Breed Group: Utility Dogs

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Scottish Terrier

Scottish Terrier

The Scottish Terrier, also known as the Aberdeen Terrier is a medium-sized terri…

Breed Group: Terrier Dogs

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Sealyham Terrier

Sealyham Terrier

The Sealyham terrier is a medium-sized terrier with short legs and has a longer-…

Breed Group: Terrier Dogs

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Shetland Sheepdog

Shetland Sheepdog

The Shetland Sheepdog is a small, long-haired working dog, slightly longer than …

Breed Group: Pastoral Dogs

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Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu is a small breed, longer than it is tall, with a sturdy appearance,…

Breed Group: Utility Dogs

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Shihpoo

Shihpoo

Breed Group: Hybrid Dogs

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Skye Terrier

Skye Terrier

The Skye Terrier is a small dog breed with a distinct general appearance. It is …

Breed Group: Terrier Dogs

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Sporting Lucas Terrier

Sporting Lucas Terrier

Breed Group: Hybrid Dogs

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Swedish Vallhund

Swedish Vallhund

Breed Group: Pastoral Dogs

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Tibetan Spaniel

Tibetan Spaniel

The Tibetan Spaniel is a small breed, and although bearing the brand “spaniel” i…

Breed Group: Utility Dogs

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Tibetan Terrier

Tibetan Terrier

The Tibetan Terrier is a medium-sized breed with a square profile and a powerful…

Breed Group: Utility Dogs

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Toy Poodle

Toy Poodle

The Poodle is an agile gun dog noted for its superb bird hunting skills and its …

Breed Group: Utility Dogs

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Welsh Corgi Cardigan

Welsh Corgi Cardigan

The Welsh Corgi is a small breed of dog characterized by short legs, fox-like br…

Breed Group: Pastoral Dogs

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Welsh Springer Spaniel

Welsh Springer Spaniel

The Welsh Corgi is a small breed of dog characterized by short legs, fox-like br…

Breed Group: Pastoral Dogs

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West Highland Terrier

West Highland Terrier

The West Highland White Terrier (also known as “Westy”) is a small terrier with …

Breed Group: Terrier Dogs

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