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A to Z Small Dog Breed List, the world's 90 smallest dogs.

All 90 Small Dog Breed List
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Cairn Terrier

Origins:  Scottish Highlands
Original Purpose:  Hunt fox, badger, otter
AKC:  Terrier
Cheerful, Inquisitive, Independent

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Cardigan Welsh Corgi

Origins:  Wales
Original Purpose:  Driving Cattle
AKC: Herding
Alert, Devoted, Serious

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Origin:  England (around 1600)
Original Purpose:  Lapdog, Companion
AKC:  Toy
Friendly, craves attention, adaptable

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Cesky Terrier

Origins:  The Czech Republic
Original Purpose: Hunt hare, fox, deer
AKC:  Terrier
Energetic, Playful, Protective

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Long Haired Chihuahua

Origins:  Mexico, 1500s
Original Purpose:  Companion
AKC:  Toy
Loyal, Mischievous, Spirited

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Short Haired Chihuahua

Origins:  Mexico, Around the 1500s
Original Purpose:  Companion
AKC: Toy
Curious, Agile, Loyal

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Chinese Crested Powder Puff

Origins:  China, Africa:  1200s
Original Purpose:  Ratter
AKC:  Toy
Cheerful, Happy, Devoted

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Chinese Crested Hairless

Origins:  China 1200s
Original Purpose:  Ratter
AKC:  Toy
Cheerful, Happy, Devoted

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Cirneco Dell'Etna

Origins:  Sicily (Antiquity)
Original Purpose:  Hunting hare, rabbits, game birds
AKC: Hound
Friendly, Independent, Affectionate

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Cocker Spaniel

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Origins:  Spain, England
Original Purpose:  Hunt Game Birds
AKC: Sporting
Gentle, Affectionate, Loving

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Coton de Tulear

Origins:  Madagascar
Original Purpose:  Companion
AKC:  Toy
Devoted, Intelligent, Clownish

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Wirehaired Dachshund

Origins:  Germany 1500s
Original Purpose:  Badger Hunter
AKC:  Hound Group
Affectionate, Clownish, Bold

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Long Haired Dachshund

Origins:  Germany  1500s
Original 
AKC:  Hounds
Calmist of the three varieties

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Smooth Coated Dachshund

Origins:  Germany  1500s
Original Purpose:  Badger Hunter
AKC:  Hounds
Liveliest of the three, Affectionate

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Dandie Dinmont Terrier

Origins:  Border between England & Scotland
Original Purpose:  Kill Vermin
AKC:  Terrier
Independent Affectionate, Persistent

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Dutch Smoushond 

Origins:The Netherlands 1800
Original Purpose:  Ratter
FCI, UKC:  Terrier
Charming, Playful, Friendly

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An A to Z Small Breed Dog List including 95 different breeds.


Aren't Small Dogs just the best? 

If you are thinking about which dog to get, the decision can be overwhelming because there are just so many of these little guys to choose from.

Do you want fluffy and cute, or sleek and smart

Luckily there is that special  small breed dog just waiting to be loved by you.



Many of the dogs listed on this page can be registered through the American Kennel Club.  But some are so rare in the U.S. that, although they are purebred, they have not as of yet been entered into this registry.  Around the world, however, they may be much more common.

We continue to add to this small dog breed list as we research new breeds, so check back often -- your perfect breed might just be here waiting for you.


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