dog breeds small

Are you looking for dog breeds small? There are enough purebred dogs to choose from. We have made an overview of the 35 smallest dog breeds. They all weigh less than 10 kilograms.

Maltese

Weight: 4 kilogramsMaltese

The small Maltese dog is already a very old dog breed, they are originally from the island of Melita. They were already here about 900 years before Christ. They are therefore the ancestor of a number of other small dog breeds such as the Yorkshire, the Bolognezer, the Havenezer, and the Bichon frisé. They have always been popular, especially with women, and were mainly used as a lap dog. Maltese loves attention and are very friendly.

Yorkshire terrier

Weight: 2 – 3 kilogramsYorkshire terrier

The Yorkshireter terrier breed is a lot less old, in the nineteenth-century Scottish textile workers crossed their terriers with the local terriers in the Glasgow area in the county of York. In 1898, the Yorkshire Terrier was recognized as an official dog breed. This type of dog used to be used to catch rats, and you can see that in the character traits. They are very quick, courageous, smart and not easily tired. They are also social and love their owner. Want to know more about this breed? Read the 11 fun facts about Yorkshire terriers here.

Toy Poodle

Weight: 3 – 4 kilogramsToy Poodle

The poodle comes in many different sizes. The largest poodle is the king poodle, then comes the medium-sized poodle, the miniature poodle, and the smallest is the toypoodle. The latter has a height of around 25 centimeters. As with all poodles, the toy is also a very intelligent dog. They are known as one of the best trainable dog breeds.

Kaninchendas dog

Weight: 4-5 kilogramsKaninchendas dog

Of all dashonden (perhaps better known as dachshund) the Kaninchendashond is the smallest. The dashond used to be used to hunt badgers, hence the name. These days they are mainly kept as domestic dogs, but that does not mean that they have completely lost their hunting drive! They still have a great passion for work and must, therefore, be well trained and kept busy. Otherwise, it may happen that the dashond goes out on the road itself.

Pug (Pug)

Weight: 6 – 8 kilogramsPug (Pug)

The pug has been around for more than 2,500 years, this dog was then the darlings of Buddhist monks in Tibet. The Buddhist monks believed that if the owner of the pug died, the soul of the owner would go into his dog and therefore these dogs were spoiled by the other monks. The pug is known as friendly, happy, good with children and other dogs. Unfortunately, due to the abnormal shape of the skull, they often have eye, ear and dental problems. (Read 10 facts about Pugs here)

Shih Tzu

Weight: 4.5 – 7 kilogramsShih Tzu

The Shih tzu also comes from Tibet. This pet dog was especially popular at the Chinese court. It is a lap dog, but is also crazy about running and playing. He is crazy about the family, and can run perfectly in a family with children.

Lhasa Apso

Weight: 6 – 7 kilogramsLhasa Apso

We stay with the Tibetan dog for a while. It is simply a fact that many dog ​​breeds have their origins here. This is also the case with the Lhasa Apso. This dog has long hair all over his body, also in the tail, that’s why there is sometimes talk about the dog with two heads. The Lhasa Apso is proud, intelligent and can be somewhat aloof, but is very loyal to its owner.

Griffon bruxellois

Weight: 3.5 – 6 kilogramsGriffon bruxellois

photo: Arne Fagerholt / Wikicommons

The Griffon bruxellois, or Brussels griffonnetje, is a dog breed originating from Belgium. The dog is very similar to the Griffon belge, but is distinguished by the red hair color. These little dogs were originally bred to rid pests and stables. Nowadays it is a real companion dog, they love their owners, happy and tough.

West Highland white terrier (Westie)

Weight: 7 – 8 kilogramsdog breeds small

The West Highland white terrier is perhaps better known under its pet name “Westie”. This terrier is originally from Scotland. He is a perfect family dog. Always cheerful, playful, fearless, and a little stubborn. He loves games, and especially with the ball!

Épagneul nain continental (papillon)

Weight: 1.5 – 5 kilogramsÉpagneul nain continental (papillon)

The Épagneul nain continental also has a nickname that is perhaps better known to people, the “Papillion”, or butterfly in French. That is because of the large standing ears that look a bit like a butterfly. It is a fun, sweet and enthusiastic breed. They are very intelligent and therefore easy to train.

Schipperke

Weight: 4 – 7 kilogramsSchipperke

The Schipperke is the smallest shepherd dog in the world. They are originally from Belgium. They are known as friendly, playful, intelligent and social.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Weight: 6 – 8 kilogramsCavalier King Charles Spaniel

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is one of the most popular small dogs in the Netherlands, it is a real companion dog, they are known as one of the friendliest dog breeds. This little dog loves attention! The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is available in four colors: Black & Tan, Ruby, Blenheim and Tricolor. Unfortunately, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is also known for its medical problems. By making frequent use of a small population of mutually strongly related stud dogs and by no longer selecting hereditary health, this has resulted in a population in which frequent hereditary heart problems, eye problems, joint problems (knee and hip and elbows) and various other hereditary problems occur . The breed is also affected by a form of epilepsy, Episodic Falling in which the dog gets a chance but is conscious.

Bichon frisé

Weight: 5 – 10 kilogramsBichon frisé

The Bichon Frize, originally from Belgium, looks a bit like the Maltese, only slightly larger. They are lively and proud. Please note that the coat requires intensive care

American toy terrier

Weight: 2 – 4 kilogramsAmerican toy terrier

photo: Jagrolet / Wikicommons

The American toy terrier is a cross between the Fox terrier and the English dwarf terrier. Like all terriers, this breed is also very active. They are intelligent and enjoy learning. They were therefore often used in the circus by the clowns.

Boston terrier

Weight: 7 – 11 kilogramsBoston terrier

The small dog breed Boston Terrier comes from America, Boston to be precise. Here the little English bulldog (Toy Bulldog) was crossed with the meanwhile extinct white English terrier. The Boston Terrier is an active dog that likes being in the company of its owners. Daily exercise and challenges is a must (but that actually applies to all dogs). They are generally very good in combination with children. They like to play, they don’t bark often. In other words, a perfect family dog!

Chihuahua

Weight: 1 – 3 kilogramsChihuahua

The Chihuahua is the smallest dog breed. They are as small as 1 kilogram! By the way, they themselves don’t think they are that small, they are often very dominant and not easily scared. Although Chihuahuas are so small, good upbringing is essential!

Jack Russell Terrier

Weight: 6 kilogramsJack Russell Terrier

The little jack Russell terrier are stubborn, cheerful, lively, sweet, playful and temperamental. In general, these dogs get along well with people and dogs. Of course it is important that this hunting dog gets enough challenges. As is the case with all dogs, he may start to show problem behavior.

Lion dog

Weight: 5 – 8 kilogramsLion dog

It may be clear where the name Lion Dog comes from. This dog looks a bit like a lion. It is a real companion dog that can easily be taken everywhere. They are known as stubborn and intelligent. They are very suitable for agility.

Bolognese

Weight: 2.5 – 4 kilogramsBolognese

The bolognezer is a real companion animal. He loves his owners and does everything to please them and always wants to play with them.

Miniature Dog

Weight: 2 kilogramsMiniature Dog

The keeshond there are different sizes, the smallest is the dwarf keeshond. The keeshounds were originally guard dogs that had to guard the farms. In the meantime, however, this task has been taken over by German shepherds, possibly due to the rather soft character of the kees and its reputation as a keffer. These days the keeshond is primarily a domestic dog.

Lancashire Heeler

Weight: 5.9 – 8.2 kilogramsLancashire Heeler

photo: sannse / wiki commons
The name Lancashire Heeler refers to the Lancashire region in England, and to “Heelen”, which means that they drive cattle, mainly cows, by biting them in the heels or nose. But that does not mean that it is not a sweet dog for people. They can easily be kept as a domestic dog.

Miniature Schnauzer

Weight: 4.5 – 7 kilogramsMiniature Schnauzer

The miniature schnauzer is the smallest of the three types of schnauzers. It is the exact image of the larger schnauzers. Although he is small, he is just as tough as his bigger brothers and sisters. They are temperamental, fearless and vigilant. A good upbringing is therefore a must. If you do this well then it is a great house dog.

Norfolk terrier

Weight: 5 kilogramsNorfolk terrier

The Norfolk terrier is one of the smallest terriers. They used to be used to track underground wildlife. Today they are kept as a domestic dog.

Havanese

Weight: 3 – 6 kilogramsHavanese

The Havanese is an affectionate, cheerful and gentle dog, very inquisitive and intelligent. He likes games and fun. He is easy to deal with other pets, including cats, and he tolerates children well, provided he is not teased. It is a sensitive dog that will withdraw if it is taken against him by raising his vote.

Affenpinscher

Weight: 3 – 4 kilogramsAffenpinscher

The Affenpinscher is originally from Germany. There, ‘affen’ means monkey, he has been given this name because he has a ‘monkey-like’ face. The character of the Affenpinscher is described as a strange mixture of fearlessness, stubbornness, goodness and affection.

Bedlington Terrier

Weight: 8 – 10 kilogramsBedlington Terrier

The Bedlington Terrier looks a bit like a lamb in appearance. The origin of the Bedlington Terrier is in the 18th century in England. Gypsies used this breed to hunt pests, which is why the dog sometimes gets the nickname ‘gypsy dog’. The Bedlington Terrier has enormous energy, is intelligent and loves people.

Chinese crested naked dog

Weight: 4 – 6 kilogramsChinese crested naked dog

You have to love it, the Chinese crested naked dog often wins the competition for the ugliest dog in the world …

Australian silky terrier

Weight: 4 kilogramsAustralian silky terrier

The Australian silky terrier has the typical terrier temperament. Strong, full of life, sometimes naughty, but crazy about his owners and children.

Pekingese

Weight: 3 – 6 kilogramsPekingese

The Pekingese is a very affectionate dog that needs to be treated lovingly. It is not for nothing that they have been the dogs of the Chinese emperor for centuries! They can also be very stubborn and stubborn. But the boss gets their full love (as long as they get enough attention!).

Toy Manchester terrier

Weight: 5 kilogramsToy Manchester terrier

Manchester terriers are seen as the oldest of all identifiable terrier breeds. They are already mentioned in works from the 16th century. The Toy Manchester terrier is a smaller version of the standard Manchester terrier. the toy variant weighs less than 5 kilograms and has naturally upright ears.

Coton De Tulear

Weight: 6 kilogramsCoton De Tulear

The fur of the Coton De Tulear feels cottony, hence the name. He is sometimes called the clown among the dogs, a name that he certainly lives up to, both in appearance and in character. They are cheerful and inquisitive and generally get along well with children.

Lakeland terrier

Weight: 7 – 8 kilogramsLakeland terrier

Tibetan spaniel

Weight: 4 – 7 kilogramsTibetan spaniel

Russian toy terrier

Weight: 3 kilogramsRussian toy terrier

photo: Trysha / Wikicommons

Japanese Chin

Weight: 2 – 5 kilogramssmall dog breeds

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