Who can resist one of the American Kennel Club's top small dog breeds' big ears and inquiring expressions?
French Bulldogs are gentle, adaptable, and ideal companions for children, other pets, or simply one human parent.
Askeland thinks the Mini Schnauzer the greatest "all-around" dog. "A Mini Schnauzer is a fantastic dog for a variety of people,
including families, and they are typically healthy, adaptable, and outgoing," she explains. They're easy to teach, travel well, and require little care.
Before her death, Queen Elizabeth loved corgis for good reason. Due to their herding background, these petite sweethearts are robust and loving,
making them good choices for folks who want a large dog attitude in a small dog. Pembroke Corgis are most popular. The Pembroke's pointed ears distinguish it from breeds like the Carid.
Long-haired Yorkies can track and trap. Most are under 7 pounds and feisty.
They are fantastic watchdogs and pets for urban dwellers. The small dog's enormous personality will bring love and fun to its owners' homes.
Askeland recommends Chihuahuas for "teacup" dogs. "They are fairly low maintenance in their grooming and exercise needs, easy to travel with due to their tiny size, and they love to cuddle
Westies are explorers. Askeland notes, "Westies can be fantastic smaller dogs for those with an active lifestyle," since they enjoy the outdoors and can't get enough fun or exploration.
They're quite sociable. Their wiry coats require regular brushing, making them easier to groom than long-haired dogs. They shed minimally."
"Beagles are generally family-friendly dogs with a happy-go-lucky personality and desire to be a part of the group," she adds, adding that they have the best of both worlds because they love activities and can relax with family at home.
They require playtime and exercise and enjoy to follow their nose. Keep them busy with appropriate activities since their curiosity might bring them into trouble."