Toy breeds normally weigh no more than 20 pounds even as adults and many are smaller. Popular toy breeds include the Chihuahua, the pug, the Maltese, the Pekingese and the toy poodle. Other well-known toy breeds are the ... More »

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The Yorkshire terrier is one of the most popular small dog breeds. The poodle is another popular dog with curly fur. The dachshund, another small breed, is also known as a wiener dog because of its long body. More »

Small breeds of dogs include Chihuahuas, dachshunds and pugs. Small dog breeds encompass a wide range of personality types, activity levels, grooming needs and physical characteristics, says the American Kennel Club. Pot... More »

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Those who prefer small dogs often choose breeds such as Pomeranians, Maltese and toy poodles, which all typically weigh less than 5 pounds. Many of these breeds are referred to as "toy" versions of a particular breed, ac... More »

Toy dog breeds include the chihuahua, the Brussels griffon, the Maltese, the papillon and the Yorkshire terrier. The Boston terrier, the miniature poodle, the miniature pinscher and the Japanese chin are also toy breeds. More »

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Pitbull-type dogs are the breed most frequently associated with serious bites, but Rottweilers and German Shepherd Dogs also frequently top lists of biting breeds, notes the American Veterinary Medical Association. Asses... More »

The American Kennel Club provides a list of recognized dog breeds, along with the history and distinguishing characteristics of the breed, at AKC.org/dog-breeds/. Another breed registry, the United Kennel Club, has its o... More »

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