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?
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:
Height: 7 to 8 Inches
Weight: 8 to 10 pounds not to exceed 12 pounds
English Toy Spaniel
Height: 9 to 11 inches
Weight: 8 to 14 pounds
Height: 8 to 11 inches
Weight: 4 to 9 pounds
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… 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.