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15 Smallest Breeds of Dog in the World

Edited By: Violet Tar

 Dogs are everyone’s best friends. They always have a lot of energy and lots of love to give. While dogs come in all shapes and sizes, sometimes the greatest gifts come in tiny packages. If you’re looking for a pocket-sized friend to keep you company, here are 15 little bundles of joy that might be the perfect fit for your lap.   

 

1. Russian Toy Terrier

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(By Ernst Vikne, Wikimedia Commons

Weight: 3 - 7 pounds 
Height: 8 - 10 inches

 

2. Chihuahua 

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(By Niewiadomek, Wikimedia Commons

Weight: 3 - 9 pounds 
Height: 6 - 9 inches

 

3. Toy Fox 

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(By Jagrolet, Wikimedia Commons

Weight: 3 - 7 pounds
Height: 8 - 12 inches

 

4. Yorkshire Terrier

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(By Karsiwek, Wikimedia Commons

Weight: 4 - 6 pounds
Height: 8 to 9 inches

 

5. Maltese  

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Weight: 4 - 8 pounds
Height: 8 - 10 inches

 

6. Japanese Chin  

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(By Joliot, Wikimedia Commons

Weight: 4 - 15 pounds
Height: 8 - 11 inches

 

7. Toy Poodle

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(By Sanna Vilma Kristiina Vitikainen, Wikimedia Commons

Weight: 6 - 9 pounds
Height: 10 inches

 

8. Papillon 

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(By Gvdmoort, Wikimedia Commons

Weight: 6 - 10 pounds
Height: 8 - 11 inches

 

9. Chinese Crested Dog 

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(By Tommy Gildseth, Wikimedia Commons)

Weight: 7 - 12 pounds
Height: 11 - 13 inches

 

10. Havanese

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(By IlonaRieck, Wikimedia Commons

Weight: 7 - 13 pounds
Height: 8 - 11 inches

 

11. Brussels Griffon

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(By SheltieBoy, Wikimedia Commons

Weight: 8 - 10 pounds
Height: 9 - 11 inches

 

12. Miniature Pinscher

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(By Sebastian Wallin, Wikimedia Commons

Weight: 8 - 10 pounds
Height: 10 - 12.5 inches 

 

13. Affenpinscher

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Weight: 8 - 13 pounds
Height: 9 - 12 inches

 

14. Schipperke 

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Weight: 10 - 16 pounds
Height: 10 - 12 inches

 

15. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

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(By tanakawho, Wikimedia Commons

Weight: 12 - 18 pounds
Height: 12 - 13 inches

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