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10 of the Smallest Dog Breeds

10 of the Smallest Dog Breeds

Let's face it, teeny tiny dogs are just adorable. We can totally admit that when we see one of these lovely pooches in public, we squeal with excitement and just want to give them all the miniature hugs in the world! In case you need to binge on some small dog cuteness, we've compiled this list of some of the tiniest dog breeds out there.

Russian Toy

Average Height: 8-11 inches

Average Weight: up to 6.5 lbs

Personality: This charming breed's ancestors date back to Russian aristocracy, and are very smart and active. They love pleasing their owner and adore a good snuggle session. 

Brussels Griffon

Average Height: 7-10 inches

Average Weight: 8-10 lbs

Personality: The Brussels Griffon is a tiny pup packed with a ton of personality. They are known for being very smart, loyal and curious. 

Mini Pinscher

Average Height:10-12.5 inches

Average Weight: 8-10 lbs

Personality: Packed with fearlessness and courage, this adorable breed is very proud and loves some good ole fun. 

Tibetan Spaniel

Average Height: 10 inches

Average Weight: 9-15 lbs

Personality: This frisky doggo is usually very bright, playful, and develops a huge bond with their human companion. 


Average Height: 6-7 inches

Average Weight: 3-7 lbs

Personality: One of the most popular toy breeds in the world, this lively pooch has been a favorite with royalty throughout the ages. They are known for being inquisitive, bold and a great companion. 

Norfolk Terrier

Average Height: 9-10 inches

Average Weight: 11-12 lbs

Personality: Containing true terrier-like qualities, these pups are feisty, confident and fearless. 


Average Height: 8-11 inches

Average Weight: 5-10 lbs

Personality: With a unique appearance, this breed is known for being very friendly, alert and happy.

Toy Poodle

Average Height: Up to 10 inches

Average Weight: 4-6 lbs

Personality: Athletic and agile, this tiny poodle breed is very intelligent and self-confident.

Japanese Chin

Average Height: 8-11 inches

Average Weight: 7-11 lbs

Personality: Braced with a very loving personality, the Japanese Chin is a lovely lap dog. They are known for being very graceful, charming and particularly quiet. 


Average Height: 5-8 inches

Average Weight: up to 6 lbs

Personality: Stuffed full of a huge personality, this popular pup is very charming, graceful, and sometimes a little sassy. 


Have a tiny pup and need dog bed made just for them? You can find some snuggle-worthy small dog beds in our store.

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