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Top 10 Small Dogs (Slideshow)

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Top 10 Small Dogs (Slideshow)


If you’re thinking of getting a small dog because they’re cute, cuddly and quiet, you probably should think again; what they lack in stature, they often make up for in arrogance. Sure, small dogs are cute, and some of them look cuddly, but not all small dog breeds have meek personalities. Like people, small dog breeds come with different personalities, so before you pick up your small, cute friend, it’s a good idea to know exactly what you’re getting.

Here are PetMD‘s 10 favorite “small breed” dogs:

10. Skye Terrier

Not a dog to get if you own cats, as they dislike those of the feline persuasion. Otherwise, the Skye Terrier is extremely dependable, gets along fine with people and is a great family pet. They’re also great dogs for avid outdoorsmen.

See Also: What Does My Dog’s Breed Say About Me? (Slideshow)

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1:28AM PDT on Mar 10, 2014

Curiosity got the better of me... Yes, the top choice features two Jaffa Oranges on legs!

1:25AM PDT on Mar 10, 2014

Darn, why do we have to put up with a 10 page slideshow? I got so fed up I don't know if the dog I'm thinking of is there. At Crufts one of the dogs tipped for Best in Show was a 'Jaffa Orange on Legs' a little character called Colin. He's a Pom.

1:03AM PDT on Apr 15, 2013

♥ for all dogs, for all animals...

3:09PM PDT on Jun 28, 2012

cute but no thanks to small dogs.. we are big dog people lol. Although the Maltese is ADORABLE and I could really love a Jack Russel Terrier

11:14AM PDT on Jun 20, 2012

Cute dogs! # 8,4,3,1 are absolutely awesome...

9:17PM PDT on Jun 19, 2012

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9:16PM PDT on Jun 19, 2012

Have a German Spitz (not a Pom) they are very popular in Great Britan, but not in the US. They are wonderful pets, and smart too.

4:13AM PDT on Jun 11, 2012

thanks for sharing :)

2:23PM PDT on Jun 9, 2012

Sweet dogs.

11:43PM PDT on Jun 5, 2012


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Important reminders, thanks.

If it works, that's great. Cute video. All cats and dogs need loving homes no matter what their age.


Thanks for sharing.


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