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 »

Some small dog breeds that do not shed much include Poodle, Shih Tzu and Maltese. Each of these breeds fit in the toy and small breed groups. Although these breeds do not shed, dog dander and skin have the possibility of... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Some of the small dog breeds that minimally shed are the Basenji, Bichon Frise, Cairn Terrier, Shih Tzu, Maltese, Toy Poodle, West Highland White Terrier, and the Yorkshire Terrier. Miniature Schnauzers, Miniature Poodle... More »

Teacup-size puppy breeds include Pomeranian, Yorkshire, Chihuahua, Maltese and Shih Tzu. More breeds popular in teacup sizes are the Boston Terrier, French Bulldog, Papillon and Poodle. Breeders selectively breed small- ... More »

The American Kennel Club recognizes 30 breeds of terrier. They include the Skye terrier, the Staffordshire and American Staffordshire bull terriers, the Sealyham and the Airedale. These spirited and tenacious dogs were b... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

The Norwich terrier is a small dog that was first bred in the East Anglia area of England. They were used to kill rats and to flush out foxes during foxhunts. This dog has pricked ears and a wiry but straight coat that c... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

One of the easiest ways to rescue a Yorkshire terrier is to find a rescue organization that specializes in that breed and apply to adopt from them. These rescues are often available through breed clubs and the American K... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs