Small Dog Breeds

Lhasa Apso

This dog is hardy and small. His body length is normally longer compared to the height. He has deep set and small eyes. The eyes are dark brown. His pendant ears are normally heavily feathered. His front legs are usually straight. He has plenty of hair covering his back legs. History and Health : History : The Lhasa Apso originates ...

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Japanese Chin

Perhaps more than anything else, they are sleep constantly. This can be a danger because they love being underneath blankets and if they are on your bed and you sit on them then that is terrible. Dogs are fragile and small dogs (such as the Japanese Chin) are even more so. They also have a reputation of being aristocratic. I ...

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Japanese Terrier

They are known by a variety of other names including Nihon Teria, Nihon Terrier, Kobe Terrier, Mikado Terrier and Oyuki (Snowy) Terrier. Their unique traits are that they have a striking black head with a predominantly white body; a relatively short lifespan of 9 to 11 years; a tiny size (especially considering that they are Terriers); a cheerful and lively ...

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Japanese Spitz

If you are looking for a companion dog and/or pet, the Japanese Spitz is your ideal choice. This dog brings with it a longhaired coat. The coat has a very thick layer, which is pure white. The tail is normally covered with a long hair and carried at the back. It is short at bottom half of its legs and ...

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Jagdterrier

The Jagdterrier exhibits a square build and stands true and squarely over feet. He brings with him a narrow and deep chest, which allows the dog to effortlessly enter dens. This makes him a darling of most hunters. The dog’s leg length matches the rest of his body. His tail is straight and set fairly high. The tail is gaily ...

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Italian Greyhound

They are wonderful dogs, and make wonderful house dogs, but the thing that is always repeated about them is that it is very difficult to housetrain them. History and Health : History : Dogs very similar to the Italian Greyhound have been found to have existed in ancient Egypt, Pompeii, and Rome in the first century A.D. It is believed ...

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Havanese

This is a very strong dog with short legs. The hair is short,thick, and uncut. He has a hairy tail that bends towards the back. This breed gets along with animals. Man has described him as afriend to all. The AKC recognized and approved it in 1996 and 2010 respectively. It makes a good companion to human beings.Moreover, he is ...

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Goldendoodle

The Goldendoodle is simply a mongrel dog, which is obtained through breeding a poodle and golden retriever. The name was coined in the year 1992. The Goldendoodle was initially developed to act as a guiding dog for the visually impaired persons with allergies. It is more than difficult to predict the exact appearance and temperament of this dog. History and ...

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Glen of Imaal Terrier

Perhaps the greatest reason to get a Glen of Imaal Terrier is that they are observant watchdogs, yet are polite and friendly. History and Health : History : The most authoritative reports of the origin of these dogs state that during civil unrest, mercenaries hired to put down the unrest, came back and settled in the Wicklow area with hounds ...

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French Bulldog

French Bulldogs make excellent companions, family pets and watchdogs. They have unique-looking ears. History and Health : History : The French Bulldog originated, contradictorily to its name, in England in the early 19th century. In England, many dogs were bred with many other breeds of dogs. By 1850, the Toy Bulldog was produced. At about the same time, lace workers ...

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