Small Dog Breeds

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  • 8 Awesome Reasons to Adopt a Black Dog

    Here are our favorite things to love about black dogs.

  • Shetland Sheepdog

    Shetland Sheepdogs tend to be one-person dogs, focusing on their masters with an intense love and devotion.

  • Saint Bernard

    Get to know this canine heavyweight

  • Miniature Dachshund

    Miniature Dachshunds may look cute and cuddly, but they are tirelessly energetic, clever and curious—some might even say “intense.”

  • Basset Hound

    Mild-mannered and obedient, Basset Hounds are excellent members of the household. And they’re also a whole lot of fun.

  • American Foxhound

    These dogs form special bonds with their families, but they won’t beg for attention.

  • Brittany

    Lively and fun, Brittanys are always up for a roll on the carpet, a game in the back yard or a cuddle on the couch.

  • Boerboel

    Famous in their native South Africa for being protective guard dogs, the Boerboel is also a gentle and affectionate household companion.

  • French Bulldog

    French Bulldogs may look tough on the outside, but inside they are lovably soft, caring and easygoing. These dogs spread good vibes wherever they go.

  • Afghan Hound

    Exotic and beautiful, Afghan Hounds stand out in a crowd. They need lots of love, attention and togetherness.

  • Akita

    Bred to be courageous hunters, Akitas have powerful personalities. They need an owner who can devote time, patience and training.

  • German Shepherd Dog

    Proud parent of a German Shepherd Dog who’s looking to learn more or thinking about getting a GSD? Learn the facts about this dog breed here.

  • Australian Kelpie

    Australian Kelpies are devoted, friendly and focused canines. They have great personalities, especially when they have “tasks” to accomplish or animals to herd.

  • Black Russian Terrier

    No matter how big your house or yard, the Black Russian Terrier will want to be close to you. They passionately love their family.

  • Cocker Spaniel

    An active dog, Cocker Spaniels will keep busy in the house, playing with toys and objects and family members.

  • Eurasier

    Easygoing and positive, the Eurasier is a wonderful household companion. While it does have an independent spirit, the Eurasier enjoys being close to its family.

  • Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

    Great Swiss Mountain Dogs get very tight with their families and love being involved in activities and special occasions.

  • Kuvasz

    The Kuvasz is a devoted family dog with a strong sense of independence.

  • Norfolk Terrier

    One of the smallest working terriers, the Norfolk Terrier is bold, alert and sociable.

  • Standard Poodle

    Poodles are generally active and agile. They are happiest with daily walks and lots of outdoor play.

  • Shih Tzu

    Shih Tzu are lively and energetic companions. Yet, they are also low-key if they get an adequate amount of attention.

  • Vizsla

    Vizslas are gentle, energetic dogs that form strong bonds with their families.

  • Alaskan Klee Kai

    A warm and loyal companion, the Alaskan Klee Kai is an active, friendly and loving and highly intelligent dog.

  • Sato

    Loving, affectionate dogs, Satos are good with all family members.

  • Kai Ken

    The Kai Ken is a wonderful family pet. It is affectionate and playful with family members, showing extra care and sensitivity around children.

  • Ainu Dog

    Intelligent and adaptable, Ainu dogs are eager to learn and easy to train. They form very strong bonds with their families and have a gentle way with children.

  • Bukovina Sheepdog

    Bukovina Sheepdogs are loyal and affectionate but they are high-energy dogs. Be prepared for lots of exercise.

  • French Brittany

    Whether tracking a critter through the woods or playing in the back yard with children, the French Brittany is focused and friendly.

  • Potcake

    Potcakes are loving, loyal dogs with intelligence as well as street smarts.

  • Affenpinscher

    Affenpinschers love to goof around. These toy-sized dogs are sturdy and vigorous, with a great sense of high-energy fun.