Most Beautiful Small Dogs

Artistically beautiful breeds. Add others that you admire. Please don't post derogatory comments on any breed.

The Top Ten

1 Shetland Sheepdog Shetland Sheepdog The Shetland Sheepdog, also known as the Sheltie, is a breed of herding dog. The original name of this breed was Shetland Collie, but this caused controversy among the Rough Collie breeders at the time, so the breed's name was formally changed to Shetland Sheepdog.
2 Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Cavalier King Charles Spaniel The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a small spaniel classed as a toy dog by The Kennel Club and the American Kennel Club.
3 Papillon Papillon
4 Pomeranian Pomeranian The Pomeranian is a breed of dog of the Spitz type, named for the Pomerania region in Central Europe. Pomeranian Dogs tend to get sick very often, however.

My current favourite small dog kind. It's just so cute! - MLPFan

5 Markiesje Markiesje A Markiesje, also known as Dutch Tulip Hound, is believed to be an old dog breed. On several paintings dating from the 17th and 18th century a small, black dog resembling a Markiesje can be seen.

These dogs look just like one of my dogs. Wow. - PhilTheCorgi

6 Kooikerhondje Kooikerhondje
7 Irish Toy Collie
8 Long-Coat Chihuahua Long-Coat Chihuahua

I hate Chihuahuas - bobbythebrony

Shame on you. And what part of "please don't post derogatory comments on any breed" didn't you understand? - Crwth

9 Cardigan Welsh Corgi Cardigan Welsh Corgi The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is one of two separate dog breeds known as Welsh corgis that originated in Wales, the other being the Pembroke Welsh Corgi.
10 Kokoni

Also known as Meliteo Kinidio and Small Greek Domestic Dog. - Crwth

The Contenders

11 Chinese Crested Dog Chinese Crested Dog The Chinese crested dog is a hairless breed of dog. Like most hairless dog breeds, the Chinese crested comes in two varieties, with and without fur, which are born in the same litter: the Powder Puff and the Hairless.
12 Tibetan Spaniel Tibetan Spaniel The Tibetan Spaniel is a breed of assertive, small, intelligent dogs originating over 2,500 years ago in the Himalayan mountains of Tibet.
13 Japanese Chin Japanese Chin The Japanese Chin, also known as the Japanese Spaniel, is a dog acknowledged for its importance to Japanese nobility.
14 Long-haired Dachshund Long-haired Dachshund
15 German Mittel Spitz
16 Italian Greyhound
17 Pembroke Welsh Corgi Pembroke Welsh Corgi

I love Corgis. They're so cute! - PhilTheCorgi

18 Shiba Inu Shiba Inu

They are ADORABLE!

19 Russian Toy Russian Toy
20 Miniature American Shepherd
21 Pekingese Pekingese
22 West Highland White Terrier West Highland White Terrier The West Highland White Terrier, commonly known as the Westie or Westy, is a Scottish breed of dog with a distinctive white coat.
23 Yorkshire Terrier Yorkshire Terrier The Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog breed of terrier type, developed during the 19th century in Yorkshire, England, to catch rats in clothing mills.
24 Miniature Schnauzer
25 Shih Tzu Shih Tzu A shih tzu also known as the Chrysanthemum Dog, is a toy dog breed, weighing 10 - 12 pounds when full grown, with long silky hair.

11/10 extreme beaut. - Shrub

26 Coton de Tulear Coton de Tulear The Coton de Tuléar is a breed of small dog named for the city of Tuléar in Madagascar and for its cotton-like coat.
27 Miniature Australian Shepherd Miniature Australian Shepherd

The Miniature Australian Shepherd is the same breed as the Miniature American Shepherd that is already on the list. The breed is American, so that is the more accurate name. - Crwth

28 Miniature Pinscher Miniature Pinscher The Miniature Pinscher is a small breed of dog originating from Germany. The breed's earliest ancestors may have included the German Pinscher mixed with Italian greyhounds and dachshunds.
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