Small Dog Breeds

Images of small breed dogs
Images of small breed dogs
Don t Miss Stories on PetGuide.com Sorry there are no photos! Dog breeds come in all shapes and sizes. They can fit in the palm of your hand, or can tower over a person when standing on their hind legs. And because their sizes run…
Dog breeds smallest
Dog breeds smallest
Picture: Kent and Donna Dannen zwergschnauzer Energy Exercise Playfulness Affection Friendliness towards dogs • Friendliness towards other pets Friendliness towards strangers Ease of training Watchdog ability •• Protection ability Grooming Cold tolerance Heat tolerance Miniature Schnauzer…
Good tempered small dog breeds
Good tempered small dog breeds
When choosing a dog for children, a number of factors need to be kept in mind. People are tempted to select a dog based on its looks. However, looks can be deceptive, as a cute, innocent looking dog might be aggressive, and a strong, stern looking dog might be docile. Hence, it is important to choose…
Rescue dogs small breeds
Rescue dogs small breeds
Housebreaking: Before you adopt, consider how much time your new family member will spend alone. Remember, a puppy requires constant attention. The key to successful housebreaking is consistency; preventing accidents is key. Once a puppy soils the carpeting, it becomes much more difficult to train…
small breed dog rescue florida
small breed dog rescue florida
We really need volunteers in the South Florida area who would be willing to perform home visits for potential adoptive homes. If you are interested, please contact us at Our featured dog Cricket is a young reddish-fawn female chihuahua. She is a super clingy little dog. Like any typical chihuahua…
Breed of small dogs
Breed of small dogs
They say that good things come in small packages. And with the big personalities packed into the many small dog breeds, we’d tend to agree. It seems intuitive that a Yorkie would have radically different needs than a Great Dane, but what makes small breed dogs so unique? How are their nutritional needs…
Blue dog food small breed
Blue dog food small breed
I was appalled when I found this site! I was looking to lodge a complaint against Blue Buffalo when I found it. I am so glad I did. I have noticed my dog lethargic after switching to this brand can food (limited ingredient) and have even worse news about their dental bones. I had not put 2 and 2 together…
Different breeds of small dogs
Different breeds of small dogs
Source: Painting by Edwin Henry Landseer (1839) — Public Domain I found myself trying to comfort a grieving woman. He was so young,she sobbed. He hadn t even reached his seventh birthday. Why did he have to die? Her distress was not over the loss of a child but rather over the passing of her beautiful…
Good small breed dogs
Good small breed dogs
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Healthy small dog breeds
Healthy small dog breeds
There’s plenty of charm in a little dog. They’re cute as buttons, full of personality, easy to cuddle, and basically as portable as a laptop. Unfortunately, teensy pups also have more than their share of health issues. Not only are little breeds more generally fragile than the big guys, they also have…
Family dog breeds small
Family dog breeds small
Best For Active Families: Labrador Retriever The most popular dog in America for 25 years in a row, the Lab is number one for a reason, says DiNardo. This medium-sized classic thrives in group settings and loves to get to know the whole family. Their famous “kind eyes” make kids feel comfortable right…
Dog breeds for small yards
Dog breeds for small yards
When it comes to picking a dog-breed that’s suitable for apartment or small-yard living, there are a number of things to take into consideration including the energy levels, exercise requirements and disposition of the breed, but when it comes to size, you’d be surprised – size doesn’t always matter…
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…