Small dog breeds to consider when choosing a pet

23 Feb, 2022

Small dog breeds to consider when choosing a pet

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Many pet owners love dogs. Sometimes when choosing a dog you need to consider the size of the breed before you bring your new pet home. So many factors will affect your choice of pet. If space and activity are an issue at home, then consider one of the small dog breeds. Here is a list of five breeds to think about before choosing your new pet dog.

The Top 5 Small Dog Breeds You Should Consider

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Pugs are often characterful and easy to keep

Do you love keeping dogs as pets? Do you find it hard to resist their adorable faces? If the answer is positive, you are a true dog lover, and you might have one at your home. However, if you cannot get one for any reason, we are here for your help.

Most of the time, people are hesitant to keep dogs in their homes due to their large body size. But hang on! Here we have the solution: you can get your hands on any smaller dog breed. Check out our list of the top five small dog breeds you should consider.

Top Five Small Dogs Breeds You Must Get

Pug

Pugs are initially from China, and you can even witness this from their facial features: their short face, petite body, and curly tail make them distinctive among other dog breeds.

Here are some interesting facts you must know about pugs: They love being the centre of attraction. They know how to make you laugh and can be the most humorous member of your family. However, they can be challenging to train and are pretty stubborn

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

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This is a King Charles Spaniel in a bike basket

They are indeed the king of beauty and cuteness, as the name says. They might have different hair colors, varying from white, brown to black. Here are some of the exciting facts about Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. They are very famous in the UK. Their body height is somewhere around 12 to 13 inches. They love making new friends, and you will never see them getting afraid of any stranger

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The Pomeranian is light and very portable, and attractive

Pomeranian

This breed you can even carry on your shoulder and will never feel burdened. Their small and compact size draws everyone’s attraction.

Here are some of the lesser-known facts about Pomeranian. They can be your boss sometimes and would love to rule over you. Further, their roots belong to Iceland. They might not be friendly initially; however, they mingle up well with time.

Papillon

The Papillon has distinctive butterfly shaped ears

At a glance, you will feel like they have big ponytails on their head, but this is what makes Papillon distinctive among others. This breed is friendly, obedient, and active. Here are some of the facts about this breed: They got their name from a French word that means butterfly, as they have butterfly-shaped hair fringe. Also, they love giving kisses to everyone. They can be good friends with cats

French Bulldog

Our last pick on the list is French bulldog: an eager-looking breed with absolutely adorable body size. Though this breed is smaller, it can get fat quickly if you feed it without any schedule.

Here are interesting facts about this breed: You cannot expect them to swim due to their body hair. They don’t like to bark too much. Last, they love making new friends.

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The French Bulldog breed is a friendly and highly portable pet, from puppy to adult

A final word on choosing small dog breeds

Smaller dog breeds are easy to keep and require less space. You can easily take them for a walk or drive, and they can be your best companion. To know more about dogs, do check out fresh stuff at Dogs365.com

 

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