Best Small Dog Breeds That Will Stay Puppy-Sized Forever

Shih Tzu

Small dogs like Shih Tzus are popular. They are recognized for being smart, vigilant, and sociable. The breed is hypoallergenic, making it ideal for sensitive homes.


This breed is ideal for tiny spaces. Chihuahuas are loyal, lively, and loving, making them wonderful family companions. Chihuahuas are territorial yet trainable.


Original Pomeranians were substantially bigger than the current breed. Years of specialized breeding have reduced Pomeranians from medium-sized dogs to small companions.


With a history dating back to the Shang Dynasty about 300 BC, pugs have always been popular tiny dogs. The companion dog of choice for over two millennia has been Pugs.


Maltese dogs have been around for a long time, but little is known about their beginnings. Roman and Greek literature mentions this little dog.


Small dogs like Papillions are trainable. These dogs are popular in dog shows due to their unusual look and trainability. Unlike other breeds, these easy-to-train canines learn and accomplish tasks with gusto.


The Havanese is a bichon-type dog, also referred to as Havana Silk Dog. The breed first came to the United States during the Cuban Revolution, and American breeders start to grow their interest in the Havanese.