Small Dog Breeds

English Toy Spaniel

English Toy Spaniel

If “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” was a show during the 17th and 18th century, without a doubt, you would find the “small dog in a big package,” the English Toy Spaniel, a part of the show. This Toy Group Breed has long been a dog for the ruling …

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Coton De Tulear

Coton De Tulear

If affection was a canine sport, the Coton De Tulear would be MVP of the league. This cotton ball of love is the true definition of a real people’s dog. Moreover, this is a breed that has always been a lapdog, from the nobles of Madagascar to Hollywood elite.  There’s …

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

When it comes to companionship, look no further than the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. This Toy Group breed’s specific purpose is to warm its master with love and affection. Great with children and a top choice for the elderly, it’s easy to see why the breed is a popular choice. …

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Cairn Terrier

Cairn Terrier

Are you looking for a best pal but at the same time in need of driving out pests? The answer may very well be with the Cairn Terrier; an alert, busy, and cheerful breed out of the highlands in Scotland. This old rat chaser has been a favorite of the U.K. …

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Border Terrier

Border Terrier

With their otter like head comes the Border Terrier, a small breed with high energy built for multiple purposes. The BT is one of the most popular dogs in England, and most likely to win an Earth Dog competition. While most dogs in the Terrier group have a feisty temperament, …

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Bedlington Terrier

Bedlington Terrier

If you took one look at the Bedlington Terrier, you may think you’re staring at a Poodle. Or a Lamb. Or a dog with a head the shape of a green fruit. As comical of an appearance this breed displays, the truth is, Bedlington Terriers are intelligent and tenacious hunters. …

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Dachshund

Dachshund

Meet the breed, which for centuries has been a thorn in the side for tunnel game like badgers, foxes and yes, Bugs Bunny. The Dachshund may look like a cute, yet awkwardly shaped lap dog, but this long, low and narrow bodied hound has a heart the size of many …

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Japanese Chin

Japanese Chin

When Japan made the decision to open up trading in the mid 1800’s, who knew that the interest of trade would be a dog by the name, Japanese Chin. Indeed, one commodore’s gift would result in one of the royal classe’s favorite lapdogs ever. Yet, what would a good dog …

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Basenji

Basenji

Did you know there’s a dog that doesn’t bark and acts feline more than canine? Meet the Basenji, a highly active hunting dog and one of the oldest breeds in the world. Originally from Africa, a Basenji makes for a great companion during hunting expeditions. Perhaps it’s their knack for …

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Australian Terrier

Australian Terrier

When you hear anything about the Australian Terrier,  the first few words experts use to describe the breed as is small and sturdy.  This is true, but one can’t help think that description of the dog underscores this breed’s short and historic achievements. Such as, Australia’s first official breed. But …

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