NOBODY CAN BE AS LOYAL AND LOVING AS DOGS! but then there are Small Dogs

When it comes to pets, dogs are the most preferred pets by people in the whole world. Dogs can be the best companion, the best loyal living being in your lives and most importantly, the best security guard. Even Shakespeare did the justification with dog’s portrayal in one of his paraphrases. Shakespeare wrote, “Though they may be a little, they are fierce. Small dog breeds have big personalities. They are smart, playful and loving, but are not afraid to protect their people from strangers and other threats”. 

Every breed of dog has its own specialty. Everybody once in a lifetime dreams of having a dog as a pet. There are a plethora of breeds of dogs, but don’t you want that your dog stays as an acute and small little puppy forever rather than getting big and huge? If yes! Then there are so many small dogs breed that can solve this purpose of yours. These breeds have dogs that weigh between 7 to 25 pounds and stays as puppy-sized forever. Small breed dogs are also playful and loyal as the big ones but are greater to the kids and are can give plenty of cuddles. 



yorkshire terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkie is one of the smallest breeds of dogs. This small dog breeds got developed around the 19th century in Yorkshire, England. The small dog breeds are courageous, intelligent, bold, and confident. They are available in Black and Gold, Blue and Tan, Black and Tan, and Blue and Gold colors. These dogs have a silky body and height of 7 to 8 inches and 7 pounds only. They can prove to be excellent watchdogs. Also, they are an affectionate companion.

Price: The Yorkshire Terrier puppy can cost up to Rs. 35000 in India. 

Life span: It has a lifespan of 13 years to 16 years.



Poodles are considered one of the most intelligent and clever small dog breeds. Poodles are available in three sizes toys, miniature, and standard. The standards are not included in the small dog breeds. Only toy and miniature are. Their trademark is the curly coat they have which makes them look super cute. They are trainable, intelligent, active, and faithful. The poodles are available in Sable, Cream, White, Red, Grey, White and Black, Apricot, Black, Silver, Brown, and Blue. The height of miniature is about 10 to 15 inches and of toys is 10 inches. They weigh 10 to 15 pounds in miniatures and 4 to 6 pounds in the case of toys. Poodles are lovely and loyal companions.

Price: The price of miniature poodle costs from 35,000 to 60,000 Rs. A toy poodle costs Rs. 20,000 and 30,000 in India. 

Life span: The lifespan of poodles is about 12 years to 15 years.

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You must have seen Pugs in the advertisement for Vodafone. This is one of the most famous and royals of small dogs breeds. Pugs have very distinctive features such as a short-t-muzzled and wrinkly face, and a curled tail. They are a little stubborn, mischievous, docile, friendly, and charming. They are available in silver fawn, apricot, black and fawn colors. They have a height of 10 to 13 inches and a weight of 14 to 18 pounds. They need a little extra care because they develop breathing issues and eye problems very easily.

Price: A pug puppy in India costs between 9,000 to 16,000 Rs.

Life Span: 12 to 15 years.



Pomeranian is a breed that reflects the cross of a tiny lion and stuffed animal. Queen Victoria owned a Pomeranian, and thus it became universally popular. This small dog breed is covered with a long and fluffy coat. They have intense loyalty for their masters and sometimes become a little bossy. Also, Pomeranians are naturally shedding dogs. Their hair can be found all over the place they live in. Pomeranians have a height of 7 to 12 inches and a weight of 12 to 16 pounds. 

Price: The average cost of a Pomeranian puppy in India is somewhere between Rs. 5000 to Rs. 15,000.

Life span: The lifespan of cute Pomeranians is about 12 to 16 years.

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Pumi is also a small dog breeds from Hungary. They are a kind of sheepdogs and one of the cutest breeds ever. They have a long head and a tail forming a circle over the back. They have whimsical expressions, and the whole body is covered with curly and wavy hair. The weight of these dogs is between 12 to 13 kgs, and their height is 17 to 18 inches. They are available in Grey, Black Fawn, and White colors. 

Life span: The lifespan of these cute dogs is between 12 to 13 years.



Maltese is one of the cutest and royal breeds of small dogs that originated from Europe. They are so gentle, kind and easily develop a very good bond with the family. Back in ancient times, this breed was the beloved companion of the royals and nobles. This breed of dog needs great pampering. They have a silky texture. The height of the dogs of this breed is 7 to 9 inches, and their weight is about 7 pounds. They are lively, docile, and easy-going dogs. 

Price: The Maltese dogs cost somewhere between 50,000 to 60,000 in India.

Life span: The lifespan of these dogs is 12 to 15 years.