Tiny Dogs

Tiny Dogs that Stay Small

Wondering about tiny dogs that stays small? 

Ever think about what small really looks like? 

We search far and wide to locate the world’s smallest of small dog breeds.

Can't wait to see who made the top 12 list? 

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Keep in mind that there are many small breed dogs and plenty of variability within the breed. There will always be members of these breeds that far exceed the breed standard for weight and height. 

There are also many small dogs that are smaller than what is usually seen in the breed.  We call them runts. 

AND, because small is popular, many breeders are breeding for smaller and smaller versions of the most popular breeds.

Here is our top list of the tiniest dogs that stay small (unless of course, you feed them too much).  

Go ahead, purchase that pooch purse. 

You’ll gonna need it for these little guys.  Listed in alphabetically order, the top 12 are:

Top 12 Tiny Dogs: 
World's Smallest Dog Breeds  (Listed in alphabetical order)


Height:  up to 11 inches

Weight:  4 to 8 pounds

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Brussels Griffon

Height: 7 to 8 Inches

Weight:  8 to 10 pounds not to exceed 12 pounds

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Height: 6 to 10 Inches

Weight:  Less than 6 pounds

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English Toy Spaniel

Height: 9 to 11 inches

Weight:  8 to 14 pounds

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Japanese Chin

Height:  8 to 11 inches

Weight: 4 to 9 pounds

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Height: 7 to 9 inches

Weight:  4 to 6 pounds

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Height:  8 to 11 inches

Weight: 3 to 9 pounds

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Height:7 to 12 inches

Weight:  3 to 7 pounds

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Prague Ratter (Prysky Krysarik)

Height:  7 to 9 inches 

Weight:  2 to 6 pounds

Russian Toy Terrier

Height:  11 inches

Weight:  up to 6.5 pounds

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Toy Fox Terrier

Height:  8.5 to 11.5 inches

Weight: 3 to 9 pounds

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Toy Poodle

Height: 10 inches high

Weight: 6 to 9 pounds

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Yorkshire Terrier

Height: 9 to 9 inches

Weight:  up to 7 pounds

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Who is the Smallest Dog in the World?

In  2013

Miracle Milly, a brown Chihuahua born in December 2011 takes that honor; she is 3.8 inches tall and roughly 1 pound; and is owned by Vanesa Semler of Dorado, Puerto Rico. 

Did You Know...

Did you Know… That Pocket sized pets are one of the most popular areas in the Guinness World Records Database? 

Currently, there are two main categories for these tiny dogs: 

Smallest dog living by height and smallest dog living by length.

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