Small Dog Breeds

most obedient small dog breeds
most obedient small dog breeds
The University of Sydney recently conducted a study that found a correlation between a dog’s size and his level of obedience. In short, the smaller the dog, the worse the behavior. The study was based on 8, dog parents’ own accounts of their dogs’ behavior. Some of the bad deeds mentioned were leg-humping…
small breed service dogs
small breed service dogs
The most commonly used breeds (and mixes) for service work are about 60 pounds in size. This is the size that has been shown to be the most successful in the largest number of applications or situations. However, there is no restriction as to whether a given dog might be a good service dog based only…
Dog breeds for small Apartments
Dog breeds for small Apartments
Just because you don’t have a house and a yard doesn’t mean you can’t have a dog. Plenty of breeds make good apartment dogs. And size isn’t necessarily the reason. Although a smaller dog can take up less room in a tiny apartment, energy level is also a big consideration. What follows are 10 of the best…
Dog breeds biggest to smallest
Dog breeds biggest to smallest
Dogs vary widely in size. We ve seen dogs so small that we re afraid we might accidentally step on them (and we re worried our dogs might think they re rodents, they were that small!). We ve seen dogs so huge that they could have been saddled up! Although there are always variations in size even within…
Most Aggressive small dog breeds
Most Aggressive small dog breeds
A lot of Care2 readers already know that some bigger dogs, like Pit Bulls, are misunderstood and unfairly labeled as aggressive breeds. So what are the most aggressive dog breeds? I came across a study published in the journal Applied Animal Behavior Science a few years ago, and the answer surprised…
All small dog breeds with pictures
All small dog breeds with pictures
There are many types of small dogs and although they may all be physically tiny, these little guys usually have BIG personalities! Although they share their diminutive size, small dogs can be totally different in terms of personality, temperament and behavior because they come from a wide variety of…
Orijen dog food for small breeds
Orijen dog food for small breeds
Orijen Puppy food, manufactured in Alberta Canada uses only regionally available ingredients. The parent company, Champion Petfoods also makes the Acana Brand foods including Acana Puppy and Junior using the same ingredients but in different amounts. The company calls their foods BIOLOGICALLY APPROPRIATE™…
most loyal small dog breeds
most loyal small dog breeds
Quick — which breed of dog do you think is the most loyal? I asked the Internet this question, via Google, and the number one choice was the German shepherd. And it was the rough collie. And Great Pyrenees, Sheltie, and Akita. Maybe if I searched a little wider, I’d find the actual answer, so I asked…
Loyal dog breeds small
Loyal dog breeds small
Loyal and Trusted We all know dogs are man’s best friend, but which breeds are the most loyal ? David Frei, co-host of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and expert analyst for Purina’s National Dog Show, shares his picks for the trustiest breeds, along with some of the most loyal dogs in history…
Science Diet dog food small breed
Science Diet dog food small breed
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Small Quiet dog breeds
Small Quiet dog breeds
Are you looking for a little dog who is good in a small space with thin walls and obnoxious neighbors? Forget about the Maltese. They are great but are usually abandoned due to barking. In fact you can forget all about the really cute small white dogs, which are all notorious barkers. Did you have your…
Most lovable small dog breeds
Most lovable small dog breeds
A top 10 list of the most lovable dogs in the world? Well, not exactly. Alas, the geniuses at MIT have yet to partner with the AKC to develop a device that measures a pooch’s lovability. So until such a device is invented, we here at petMD have done the next best thing: compiled a list of our most…
Good small dog breeds
Good small dog breeds
Not all dogs are right for all families, so if you are considering a small dog breed be sure to look through these descriptions and make sure you find a dog breed suited to the age of your kids, their special health needs, and the conditions around your house. You can choose your new dog based on what…
Chinese small dog breeds
Chinese small dog breeds
Chinese Chongqing Dog: this ancient and rare breed, also known as Eastern Sichuan Province Hunting Dog is named after the region they originated from, Chongqing, China. The Chongqing is a strong and sturdy dog with a brave character and terrier-like characteristics. Although the breed evolved almost…
small breed dogs pictures
small breed dogs pictures
Unique and beautiful, it s easy to see why these Japanese dog breeds are a treasure. A few Japanese dog breeds, like the Akita and Shiba Inu, have grown popular across the world and can be found fairly easily through breeders in the United States. However, most are rare and only found in Japan. Exporting…
brown small dog breeds
brown small dog breeds
The Miniature Pinscher, or Min Pin,is a bold, proud, confident, fearless dog who is also highly curious and playful. He has endless, non-stop energy! He loves to chase, play with, and chew things. You will need to watch him carefully, because he sometimes steals and chews things he shouldn t, and can…
Healthy dog food for small breeds
Healthy dog food for small breeds
Feeding the best dog food you can afford goes a long way towards insuring your dog’s health and it has added benefits to you such as fewer visits to the vet and your dog will enjoy a longer life. But, finding that ideal food sometimes takes a little research. Dog Food Labels can be misleading. Words…
Cute dog breeds small-medium
Cute dog breeds small-medium
I received a package and my two Boxers went over to greet the UPS driver. I called the dogs back and the driver explained he didn t mind saying hello to my dogs. He said he could tell they were friendly and added, It s those small dogs you have to watch out for. So why do little dogs tend to act differently…
Rare small breed dogs
Rare small breed dogs
10 Rare Dog Breeds Looking to expand your pet family with a rare breed of dog? We’ve asked an expert at the American Kennel Club to share ten lesser-known breeds with a bit of information on how they originated. Norwegian Lundehund The Norwegian Lundehund has several unique characteristics in combination…
How to breed small dogs?
How to breed small dogs?
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Breeds of small dogs with pictures
Breeds of small dogs with pictures
Small breed dogs are extremely popular for several reasons. First, they are considered portable,meaning they can fit in little carriers and go with you many places. In general, they require little space and many do well in cramped homes and apartments. Most of all, these little ones are absolutely adorable!…
Small dog breeds Easier to Train
Small dog breeds Easier to Train
It’s hard to believe that our little eight-pound Schnauzer, Dusty, is now ten months old and smart as a whip. We started working with her on numerous training methods from the time we adopted her at two months of age. We’ve used our own methods, based on years of experience and reading training books…
Good small dog breeds for Families
Good small dog breeds for Families
There are many dogs good with children, but finding the best family dog takes a little research and many would argue that small breed dogs don t make the cut. I Beg to Differ!! When my fourth grade teacher told my mother that I, the poor, shy kid in her class needed a dog, I’m sure that my parents didn’t…
common small dog breeds
common small dog breeds
Because I hike with my own small dogs, I am extra aware of other small dogs on the trails. While I own and hike with Dachshunds, I’ve also done a lot of research into other small dog breeds. Based on that research, and my experience, these are the 5 most popular small dog breeds for hiking. Jack Russell…