The 5 Small Dog Breeds In The World -

The 5 Small Dog Breeds In The World

The 5 Small Dog Breeds In The World

Who doesn’t love dogs? They are most probably the most beloved creature on earth because they are loyal, easy to pet, funny, and comfortable to hold. Small dogs are the best thing on earth because they require smaller space and also come with an affordable price tag. If you want to adopt a small dog, this post will help you find out The 5 Small Dog Breeds In The World, keep reading on.

The 5 Small Dog Breeds In The World
The 5 Small Dog Breeds In The World

1- Chihuahua

Chihuahua is a very lightweight dog usually weighs around 2.3 to 4.6 pounds. Their height differs between 15 and 20 centimeters, hence, you can guess how small they are. Their ears are the most recognizable feature of their tiny body and they are also very popular by that. Maybe they are sort of cute and small, but they tend to be very active. You can take your dog to morning walk (they love to run). Usually, shows bad temper towards strangers but once they get to know you, they are very frank (ambivert).

2-Italian greyhound

Simple greyhound dogs are pretty large, however, Italian greyhound only weighs less than 8 pounds. They tend to be approximately 12 inches tall and most lovable pet dog. They somewhat look and behave like their big brother, standard greyhound. However, the Italian greyhound is comparably smaller. They can run up to 40 kilometers/per hour (they are fast but somewhat lazy.)

3-Bichon Frise

These are small and white, lighter than 2-4 kilograms (4.5 to 8 pounds). They look so adorable with 20 centimeters (8 inches) height and comes with cute fluffy and curly hair. They love to play with their owner, however, can become grumpy when you ignore them. You need to pay special attention to its hair and eyes- try to keep them healthy as much as possible.


Maltese somewhat look similar to Bichon Frise dogs with the somewhat same height and weight. However, Maltese comes with straight long and tangled hair. When you will encounter a Maltese, you won’t help yourself to pick it up in your arms and start cuddling. They look so cute and adorable, everyone loves them because they appear happy always. Maltese’s main historical role was to hunt and catch rats on boats because it can easily fit into any place because of its cute tiny body. Just like cats, these dogs are master in catching rats and needs special attention to their eyes, hair, and nose.

5-Miniature Schnauzer

Just like Italian greyhound, Miniature Schnauzer also looks kinda like its standard brother or big brother. They are usually 35 centimeters (14 inches) tall and weighs up to 16 pounds. However, if you don’t pay special attention to its diet, they can become a bit heavier than that. It comes with a long beard and eyebrows that what makes them recognizable and a bit expensive.

The 5 Small Dog Breeds In The World
The 5 Small Dog Breeds In The World

Do you have favorite small dog breeds among the ones I have included in the post? Or do you have any different preference? Whatever you are thinking, just let us know in the comment box below.

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