Below we have compiled 10 small dog breeds that are the cutest little fluffballs on earth and information about these breeds.
#1 – Bichon Frise
Height: 9.5-11.5 inches
Weight: 12-18 pounds
The Bichon Frise is a small breed, with a cute, small appearance, featuring a head covered with round fur and big eyes. Bichon Frise is quite mischievous and curious, however, they need a lot of love, affection and time from their owners because they always want to be with, please their owners and love to snuggle with their owners.
#2 – Coton de Tulear
Height: 10-11 inches (male), 9-10 inches (female)
Weight: 9-15 pounds (male), 8-13 pounds (female)
Coton de Tulear is a small dog breed originating from Madagascar. They are happy, charming, bright and friendly dogs with humans as well as other dogs. Coton de Tulear with a long coat and soft as cotton, and it does not trigger allergy symptoms.
#3 – American Eskimo Dog
Height: 9-12 inches (toy), 12-15 inches (miniature), 15-19 inches (Standard)
Weight: 6-10 pounds (toy), 10-20 pounds
The American Eskimo is a member of the Spitz family and is originally from Germany. Their appearance is covered with a thick white coat, making their eyes and black nose become prominent, in addition, around their neck and chest is also covered with a thick coat of hair like a lion’s mane. The American Eskimo is an intelligent, affectionate, loving, playful, alert, friendly dog. However, The American Eskimo is also a heavy shedding dog, so they will not be suitable for people with allergies.
#4 – Pomeranian
Height: 6-7 inches
Weight: 3-7 pounds
Pomeranian, also known simply as Pom, is a breed of dog of the Spitz type originating from Pomerania. Pomeranian has a double coat, ruffled, especially the ruffled fur around the neck that makes them look like cute fur balls. Pomeranian comes in the widest variety of colors of any dog breed and the popular colors are: orange, red, white, black. Pomeranian is intelligent, friendly, lively, playful, sometimes aggressive to prove themselves, and they like to be the center of attention. The Pomeranian is always ready for a trip with their owner.
#5 – Maltese
Height: 7-9 inches
Weight: under 7 pounds
The Maltese is a small dog with a weight not exceeding 7 pounds. They are covered with long, straight, smooth white coat. They also shed very little hair, and will not aggravate allergies. Maltese have a gentle and playful personality, stable health, adaptability and long life. They like to be friends with all ages.
#6 – Lhasa Apso
Height: 10-11 inches (male), slightly smaller (female)
Weight: 12-18 pounds
The Lhasa Apso is a non-sporting dog breed originating in Tibet. The Lhasa Apso is famous for a floor-length, flat-hanging coat, parted in the middle and draping each side of the body. Lhasa Apsos are intelligent, loyal, independent, comical dogs and they are also quite wary of strangers. They also spend a lot of time sleeping.
#7 – Shih Tzu
Height: 9-10.5 inches
Weight: 9-16 pounds
The Shih Tzu is also known as the Chinese Lion Dog, a small breed originating from China. They have a straight, silky coat and this coat has minimal shedding, and Shih Tzu is also considered a dog that does not aggravate allergy symptoms. The Shih Tzu is affectionate, loyal, outgoing, playful, alert, and sometimes stubborn. And Shih Tzu is also a dog that can sleep anytime, anywhere.
#8 – Havanese
Height: 8.5-11.5 inches
Weight: 7-13 pounds
The Havanese is a bichon dog of Cuban origin. They have a thick coat but shed very little and hypoallergenic. Havanese are smart, funny, outgoing, easy to train, and they are also healthy, adaptable dogs. Havanese is suitable as a companion of any age.
#9 – Toy Poodle
Height: No more than 10 inches
Weight: 4-6 pounds
The Toy Poodle is a small breed of dog that weighs no more than 6 pounds. They are covered with thick curly hair, they shed very little, and are hypoallergenic. Toy Poodle is an intelligent, agile, obedient, and easy-to-train dog. The Toy Poodle is great companions, smart, docile that you can carry with them and also do not have to worry about shedding, or cause allergy to the people you meet.
#10 – Pekingese
Height: 6-9 inches
Weight: up to 14 pounds
The Pekingese is a breed of toy dog, originating in China. The Pekingese is noted for its deep wrinkles on the face and flat muzzle. They are also known by other names as “Lion Dog” because they have long fur covering their neck and chest like a lion’s mane. Pekingeses are loyal, affectionate, confident, charming dogs and they also spend a lot of time sleeping.