Types of small dogs, Choose the best small dog breeds for you
Small dog breeds are great pets, but since their
personalities are all different, it's a good idea to look at their
individual characteristics to see if they fit with your lifestyle.
The nose should be black and the muzzle have an inverted
V shape area, along the bridge of the nose (from nose to muzzle),
with less hair.
Dachshunds are playful, fun dogs, known for their propensity to
chase small animals, birds and tennis balls with great determination
The King Charles Spaniel is easy-going, affectionate
and happy. King Charles Spaniels get on well with children, other
dogs and strangers.
A Schnauzer type dog has been represented in art and
sculptures as early as the 1400.
The Pomeranians long double coat requires brushing at least once
weekly. It is important to lift and part the top coat and brush
the cottony undercoat as well.
The Schipperke stands 10-13in at the shoulder and weighs between
12 and 18lb.
The Shih-Tzu is a happy, hardy, alert, and spunky little
dog. It is dignified, courageous and sometimes arrogant.