A photo gallery of the most popular toy dog breeds

Small Dog Breeds, Information on Miniature Dogs and Pictures of Toy Dogs
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Sweet and docile, these dogs get along well witheveryone. They are one of the larger ofthe toy breeds, weighing in at between 13 and 18 pounds. But they are still considered a quiet small breed dog.

The Toy Fox Terrier is a small terrier breed of dog, directly descended from the larger Fox Terrier but considered a separate breed.
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As you look over the toy dog breed list be mindful of how much time and attention you can afford to the new addition to your life. Families are not often the perfect fit for these dogs especially families with small children. Maltese is a cute little non-shedding small breed of dog in the Toy Group. It descends from dogs originating in the Central Mediterranean Area.
Photo provided by FlickrCoton de Tulear is a breed of small toy dog named for the city of Tuléar in Madagascar and for its cotton-like coat.
Photo provided by FlickrPoodles were originally bred in Germany as , the breed was standardized in France. The toy poodle is the smallest of the poodle breed of dogs.
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Chihuahua. Maltese. Pomeranian. The list goes on and on. They’re toy dog breeds, and whatever they’re called the fact remains — these dogs are small in stature. Weighing in usually under 18 pounds, toy dog breeds can be a lot of fun, especially for people who live in small houses or apartments.Because of their small bladders and the fact that they tend to be easily excitable, you may find that your small breed dog is harder to housebreak. However, if your toy breed pooch still isn’t housebroken after three months of training, speak to your vet to find out if there may be another, different underlying issue.While most toy breeds are high energy, their smaller stature means that they’ll need less exercise than a larger breed dog would, and they’re more likely to tire out easily when overly exerted. Of course not all toy breeds are like this. For example, Papillions are known to be very happy to take long walks with their owners.ou have decided that a small dog is the best pet for you or your family situation. Are you afraid that you'll get a “yapper”? It's true that some of them love barking, but among these 20 best toy dog breeds, just a few are known as such and I'll point those out.It’s not uncommon for smaller dog breeds to be quite snappy. For this reason you may need to warn any younger children before bringing a toy breed (or any breed, for that matter), into your home.Cons – While they are one of the best toy dog breeds you can adopt, the Brussels Griffon will do best in a home where there is almost always someone around. This is one of the needier breeds out there, is a real issue with Brussels Griffon, thus they do best when they're with someone all the time.I've heard a lot of people say that toy breeds are all dainty, prissy little dogs that yap and bark loud all the time. Many of my friends also said are and how difficult they are to train. Some future dog owners assume that all toy dog breeds need to be pampered, and they do whatever they want, whenever they want.But whatever the build, a good Toy Poodle is one of the smartest and most trainable of all breeds. He is a "thinking" dog who pays rapt attention to his owner, learns quickly, and responds eagerly to positive training methods. Indeed, Toy Poodles NEED some sort of mental stimulation in order to be happy, even if it's just challenging games such as hide 'n seek, or fetching a variety of named toys. This intelligent breed cannot simply sit in the backyard and be ignored.