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 » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

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 », and all provide online quizzes to help individuals select the dog breed that is the best fit for them. All of these quizzes ask questions about preferences and household circums... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

According to Drs. Foster and Smith, dachshunds are a breed of dog that have a higher tendency to suffer from epileptic seizures compared to other dog breeds. The breed can inherit epilepsy from family lineage that passes... More »

The teacup and toy breeds of Chihuahuas, Poodles, Maltese, Yorkies and Pomeranians are some small pocket dog breeds. Celebrities being seen with the tiny pets on television and other media has popularized these types of ... More »

Chihuahuas, just like most other dog breeds, shed hair all year round and may shed more in the spring or fall. Because of its small size, the shedding may not be as apparent as that of larger dog breeds. More »

Young Chihuahua puppies and Chihuahuas with a genetic disposition for droopy ears have floppy Chihuahua ears. Mixed breed Chihuahuas also may have droopy ears. Adult Chihuahuas that normally have erect ears can have droo... More »