Small Dog Breeds

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Small Sized Dogs

Breed PopularityTemparement
French Bulldog
Purebred

4

Affectionate
Playful
Alert
Athletic
Bright
Beagle
Purebred

6

Friendly
Gentle
Independent
Intelligent
Lively
Miniature Poodle
Purebred

7

Active
Alert
Faithful
Instinctual
Intelligent
Toy Poodle
Purebred

7

Active
Alert
Faithful
Instinctual
Intelligent
Yorkshire Terrier
Purebred

9

Alert
Courageous
Energetic
Independent
Intelligent
Dachshund
Purebred

13

Clever
Courageous
Devoted
Lively
Playful
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Purebred

15

Affectionate
Cheerful
Friendly
Intelligent
Lively
Miniature Schnauzer
Purebred

18

Alert
Fearless
Friendly
Intelligent
Obedient
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Purebred

19

Affectionate
Cheerful
Courageous
Gentle
Intelligent
Shih Tzu
Purebred

20

Active
Courageous
Friendly
Gentle
Happy
Boston Terrier
Purebred

21

Affectionate
Aggressive
Friendly
Gentle
Intelligent
Pomeranian
Purebred

22

Active
Extroverted
Friendly
Intelligent
Lively
Havanese
Purebred

23

Affectionate
Companionable
Gentle
Intelligent
Playful
Shetland Sheepdog
Purebred

24

Affectionate
Friendly
Gentle
Intelligent
Lively
Pug
Purebred

31

Affectionate
Cheerful
Courageous
Gentle
Intelligent
Chihuahua
Purebred

32

Alert
Courageous
Devoted
Lively
Intelligent
Maltese
Purebred

33

Active
Docile
Easygoing
Gentle
Intelligent
Miniature American Shepherd
Purebred

35

Devoted
Energetic
Intelligent
Loyal
West Highland White Terrier
Purebred

42

Affectionate
Alert
Courageous
Intelligent
Friendly
Bichon Frise
Purebred

46

Affectionate
Cheerful
Feisty
Gentle
Playful
Papillon
Purebred

53

Alert
Energetic
Friendly
Happy
Hardy
Scottish Terrier
Purebred

58

Independent
Feisty
Alert
Playful
Quick
Cairn Terrier
Purebred

69

Active
Assertive
Courageous
Fearless
Gay
Miniature Pinscher
Purebred

71

Clever
Energetic
Friendly
Outgoing
Playful
Italian Greyhound
Purebred

74

Affectionate
Agile
Athletic
Companionable
Intelligent
Lhasa Apso
Purebred

77

Alert
Assertive
Devoted
Friendly
Intelligent
Jack Russell Terrier
Purebred

78

Alert
Cheerful
Courageous
Energetic
Independent
Chinese Crested
Purebred

79

Affectionate
Alert
Happy
Lively
Playful
Coton De Tulear
Purebred

81

Affectionate
Intelligent
Lively
Playful
Trainable
Pekingese
Purebred

88

Affectionate
Aggressive
Good-natured
Intelligent
Opinionated
Border Terrier
Purebred

92

Affectionate
Alert
Even Tempered
Fearless
Intelligent
Brussels Griffon
Purebred

94

Alert
Companionable
Inquisitive
Self-important
Sensitive
Rat Terrier
Purebred

97

Affectionate
Alert
Inquisitive
Lively
Loving
Norwich Terrier
Purebred

105

Affectionate
Energetic
Hardy
Intelligent
Sensitive
Silky Terrier
Purebred

106

Alert
Friendly
Inquisitive
Joyful
Quick
Japanese Chin
Purebred

108

Alert
Cat-like
Independent
Intelligent
Loving
Welsh Terrier
Purebred

109

Alert
Friendly
Intelligent
Spirited
Independent
Schipperke
Purebred

110

Agile
Confident
Curious
Faithful
Fearless
Toy Fox Terrier
Purebred

112

Alert
Friendly
Intelligent
Loyal
Playful
Miniature Bull Terrier
Purebred

115

Courageous
Energetic
Even Tempered
Loving
Playful
American Eskimo Dog
Purebred

118

Alert
Energetic
Friendly
Independent
Intelligent
Tibetan Spaniel
Purebred

121

Intelligent
Assertive
Aloof
Happy
Independent
Smooth Fox Terrier
Purebred

122

Active
Affectionate
Alert
Fearless
Intelligent
American Hairless Terrier
Purebred

126

Alert
Lively
Loving
Intelligent
Inquisitive
Norfolk Terrier
Purebred

128

Companionable
Fearless
Happy
Lovable
Self-confidence
English Toy Spaniel
Purebred

134

Affectionate
Gentle
Happy
Loving
Playful
Manchester Terrier
Purebred

135

Active
Alert
Devoted
Discerning
Quiet
Australian Terrier
Purebred

137

Alert
Companionable
Courageous
Even Tempered
Loyal
Lakeland Terrier
Purebred

138

Independent
Bold
Confident
Friendly
Intelligent
Affenpinscher
Purebred

147

Active
Adventurous
Curious
Fun-loving
Playful
Sealyham Terrier
Purebred

150

Alert
Calm
Even Tempered
Fearless
Friendly
Portuguese Podengo Pequeno
Purebred

159

Active
Companionable
Friendly
Hardy
Lively
Lowchen
Purebred

169

Active
Familial
Friendly
Happy
Playful
Dandie Dinmont Terrier
Purebred

182

Affectionate
Companionable
Determined
Fun-loving
Independent
Cesky Terrier
Cross Breed

185

Calm
Cheerful
Nonaggressive
Quiet
Reserved
Norwegian Lundehund
Purebred

190

Alert
Energetic
Loyal
Protective
Andalusian Hound
Purebred
Hearing
Smell
Hunting
Goldendoodle
Cross Breed
Energetic
Friendly
Intelligent
Trainable
Mountain Feist
Cross Breed
Alert
Loveable
Spirited
Swift
High-spirited
New Guinea Singing Dog
Purebred
Affectionate
Alert
Gentle
Lively
Alopekis
Purebred
Courageous
Friendly
Intelligent
Lively
Loving
Basset Artesien Normand
Purebred
Gentle
Courageous
Intelligent
Obedience
Basset Bleu de Gascogne
Purebred
Active
Affectionate
Agile
Curious
Happy
Basset Fauve de Bretagne
Purebred
Adaptable
Affectionate
Companionable
Courageous
Sociable
Beaglier
Cross Breed
Good natured
Loyal
Playful
Bolognese dog
Purebred
Docile
Enterprising
Loyal
Reserved
Serious
Brazilian Terrier
Cross Breed
Alert
Friendly
Gentle
Keen
Restless
Cairmal
Cross Breed
Loyal
Playful
Friendly
Chizer
Cross Breed
Energetic
Gentle
Intelligent
Loving
Loyal
Chorkie
Cross Breed
Aggressive
Cheerful
Lively
Loving
Loyal
Cockapoo
Cross Breed
Alert
Cheerful
Friendly
Intelligent
Loving
Cotonese
Cross Breed
Alert
Cheerful
Energetic
Intelligent
Loving
Danish-Swedish Farmdog
Purebred
Alert
Attentive
Intelligent
Lively
Dorgi
Cross Breed
Courageous
Energetic
Intelligent
Loving
Loyal
Dorkie
Cross Breed
Cheerful
Gentle
Intelligent
Loving
Playful
Drever
Purebred
Alert
Even Tempered
Keen
Self-assured
Dutch Smoushond
Purebred
Friendly
Lively

Japanese Spitz
Purebred
Companionable
Proud
Playful
Intelligent
Loyal
Japanese Terrier
Purebred
Affectionate
Cheerful
Lively
Swift
Vigilant
Kyi-Leo
Cross Breed
Calm
Forgiving
Obedient
Playful
Quiet
Lancashire Heeler
Purebred
Clever
Friendly
Intelligent
Lucas Terrier
Cross Breed
Confident
Sweet

Mal-Shi
Cross Breed
Affectionate
Alert
Independent
Intelligent
Loving
Miniature Bulldog
Cross Breed
Friendly
Loving
Loyal
Playful
Gentle
Patterdale Terrier
Purebred
Confident
Energetic
Friendly
Inquisitive
Intelligent
Plummer Terrier
Purebred
Bold
Fearless
Friendly
Self-confidence
Prazsky Krysarik
Purebred
Alert
Gentle
Intelligent
Lively
Quick
Puggle
Cross Breed
Cheerful
Friendly
Intelligent
Loyal
Playful
Russian Spaniel
Cross Breed
Amiable
Devoted
Friendly
Good-natured
Reliable
Russian Toy
Purebred
Cheerful
Loyal
Playful
Protective
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka
Purebred
Even-tempered
Friendly
Intelligent
Loyal
Playful
Shichon
Cross Breed
Friendly
Gentle
Intelligent
Lively
Loving
Taco Terrier
Cross Breed
Loyal
Playful
Friendly
Volpino Italiano
Purebred
Affectionate
Gay
Lively
Playful
Watchful



French Bulldog Facts

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