Toy, teacup, micro and mini are all terms used to describe puppies that, when fully grown, remain relatively small when compared to other dogs of the same breed. While there is no official standard for micro- or mini-pup... More »

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While "micro mini" is not a recognized category of dachshunds, miniature dachshunds weighing 7 pounds or less are often called "micro" dachshunds. Typically, dachshunds fall into two categories: miniatures that weigh up ... More »

A micro, mini or teacup Chihuahua is a smaller-than-average Chihuahua. The terms are not official as the American Kennel Club does not recognize any Chihuahua varieties based on size. More »

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Teacup puppies can be adopted, but would-be owners should be aware that unusually small dogs may have additional health problems. These problems are often caused by the breeding practices used to produce these tiny anima... More »

Teacup Morkie puppies are a designer dog breed, or crossbreed. They are created by breeding a Maltese with a Yorkshire Terrier. The Morkie is a member of the Toy Group, which is a breed group that includes the smallest t... More »

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While "micro mini" is not a recognized category of dachshunds, miniature dachshunds weighing 7 pounds or less are often called "micro" dachshunds. Typically, dachshunds fall into two categories: miniatures that weigh up ... More »

Though enthusiasts sometimes use the term "teacup" to describe a dog that is small for its breed, dachshunds are officially bred and shown only in standard and miniature sizes. A standard dachshund may weigh between 16 a... More »