A to Z Small Dog Breed List
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A to Z Small Dog Breed List 2:  Breeds N through Z

All 90 Small Dog Breed List-2

Origin: England 1800s
Original Purpose: Farm Dog, Ratter
AKC: Terrier Group
Playful, Energetic, Outgoing

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Origin: Norway (Antiquity)
Original Purpose: Hunt Puffins

AKC: Non-Sporting
Inquisitive, Devoted, Stubborn

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Origin: England 1800s
Original Purpose: Ratter
AKC: Terrier Group
Protective, Loyal, Alert

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Origin: France or Spain 1500s
Original Purpose: Companion
AKC: Toy
Gentle, Smart, Lively

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Origin: England 1800s
Original Purpose: Red Foxes
AKC: Terrier Group
Spunky, Independent, Outgoing

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Patterdale Terrier (Wire)Patterdale Terrier (Wire)

Origin: England (20th Century)
Original Purpose: Hunting
AKC: No, UKC:  Terriers
Energetic, Bold, Confident

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Origin: China (Antiquity)
Original Purpose: Companion, Sacred Dog
AKC: Toy
Loyal, Stubborn, Courageous

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Origin:  Wales
Original Purpose: Cattle Herder, Cattle Drover
AKC: Herding
Friendly, Bold, Good Watchdog

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Peruvian Hairless (Small)Peruvian Hairless (Small)

Origin: Peru (Antiquity)
Original Purpose:
AKC: FSS (Miscellaneous)
Affectionate, Lively, Friendly

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Origin: France or Spain 1500s
Original Purpose: Companion
AKC: Toy
Gentle, Smart, Lively

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Origin: Germany 1800s
Original Purpose: Lapdog, Companion
AKC: Toy Group
Outgoing, Loyal, Alert

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Origin: Central Europe, 1500s
Original Purpose: Water Retriever, Truffle Finder
AKC: Toy Group
Friendly, Intelligent, Loyal

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Origin: Portugal 
Original Purpose: Sight & Scent Hound Used for Hunting
AKC: Hound
Intelligent, Agile, Loyal

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Prazsky Krysarik or Prague RatterPražský krysařík or Prague Ratter

Origin: Czech Republic
Original Purpose:
AKC: Not Recognized
Affectionate, Intelligent, Lively

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Origin: China (Antiquity)
Original Purpose: Lapdog, Companion
AKC: Toy Group
Affectionate, Comical, Confident

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PuliPuli

Origin: Hungary, Middle Ages
Original Purpose: Herding, Hunting
AKC: Herding
Energetic, Agile, Affectionate

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Origin: Hungary 1700s
Original Purpose: Herding
AKC: Herding Group
Intelligent, Vocal, Bold

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Origin: U.S. (20th Century)
Original Purpose: Hunting Vermin
AKC: Terrier
Loyal, Intelligent

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Russian-Tsvetnaya-BolonkaRussian-Tsvetnaya-Bolonka

Origin: Russia, early 1800s
Original Purpose: Lapdog
AKC: FSS
Sweet, Loving, Devoted

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Origin: Russia (19th-20th Century)
Original Purpose: Companion, Ratter, Watchdog
AKC: FSS
Active, Vocal, Cheerful

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Origin: Belgium 1600s
Original Purpose: Hunting, Guarding, Ratting
AKC: Non-sporting
Fearless, Independent Confident

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Origin: Scottish Highlands 1800s
Original Purpose: Hunting Foxes & Rodents
AKC: Terrier Group
Alert, Bold, Agile

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Origin: Wales, 1800s
Original Purpose: Hunting badger, otter fox
AKC: Terrier Group
Cheerful, Stable, Sociable

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Origin: Shetland Islands 1800s
Original Purpose: Herding, Guarding Chickens
AKC: Herding Group
Watchful, Sensitive, Loyal

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Origins: Japan (Antiquity)

Original Purpose: Hunting & Flushing Small Game

AKC: Non-Sporting

Loyal, Active, Escape Artists

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Origins: Tibet 600s then China
Original Purpose: Companion, Sacred Dog
AKC: Toy
Sweet, Friendly, Affectionate

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Origins: Australia 1800s
Original Purpose: Vermin Extermination
AKC: Terrier Group
Outgoing, stubborn, Friendly

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Origins: England 1700s
Original Purpose: Hunting Fox and Badger, Ratting
AKC: Terrier Group
Territorial, Energetic, Friendly

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Origins: Sweden (Vikings)
Original Purpose: Cattle Drover, Watchdog, Ratter
AKC: Herding
Clever, Fearless, Affectionate

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Teddy Roosevelt TerrierTeddy Roosevelt Terrier

Origins: United States

Original Purpose: Hunting
UKC: Terrier Group

AKC: No

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Tenterfield TerrierTenterfield Terrier

Origins: Australia 
Original Purpose: Ratter, now companion
ANKC and NZKC
Strong, Active, Agile and Hardy

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Origins: Tibet (Antiquity)
Original Purpose: Watchdog, Companion
AKC: Non-Sporting
Loving, Active, Playful

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Origins: Tibet (Antiquity)

Original Purpose: Hunting, Guarding
AKC: Non-Sporting
Sensitive, Gentle, Agile

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Origins: United States (Early 20th Century
Original Purpose: Companion
AKC: Toy Group
Friendly, Intelligent, Loyal

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Origins: England 1500s
Original Purpose:  Catching Vermin
AKC: Toy Group
Lively, Curious, Playful

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Origins: Italy
Original Purpose: Companion, Watchdog, Cart Pulling
UKC, FCI:  Northern Breeds
Loyal, Affectionate, Devoted

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Origins: Wales (1700s)
Original Purpose: Hunting otters, foxes, badgers
AKC: Terrier
Independent, Fearless, Spirited

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Origins: Scotland 1800s
Original Purpose: Hunting Foxes, Otters, Badgers, vermin
AKC: Terrier
Active, Lovable, Friendly

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Wire Fox TerrierWire Fox Terrier

Origins: England 1800s

Original Purpose: Vermin Hunter

AKC: Terriers

Bold, Independent, Friendly

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Origins: Mexico (Antiquity)
Original Purpose: Companion, Food, Curative Powers
AKC: Non-Sporting Group
Cheerful, Alert, Loyal

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Origins: England 1800s
Original Purpose: Ratter
AKC: Toy
Domineering, Adventuresome, Stubborn

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