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! What other reason do you need?
No type of dog comes without some challenge. A little dog can be as much of a handful as any other dog. Small dogs make up for their size with huge...MORE
On the plus side, smaller dogs can save money on dog costs. Little dogs need less food. It usually costs less money to board a small dog. Many dog supplies, like leashes and collars, will cost less when they are tiny. Veterinary services are usually the same cost for all sizes, but medications and are often significantly less expensive for small dogs than for large dogs.
If you think a small breed dog is right for you, check out this list of the most popular small dog breeds. You don't have to go to a breeder for a small dog, though. If you desire a specific breed, you can contact local breed-specific rescue groups. Otherwise, your local animal shelters and pet rescues have plenty of small mixed breed dogs