Top 5 Smallest Dog Breeds

Good things come in small packages. If you’re looking to borrow a tiny dog, you may want to take a look at the smallest ones in the list below.


The smallest breed weighs on average 2kgs. However, they have a big personality. Learn more about Chihuahuas here.

Yorkshire Terriers

Yorkies are tiny, lovable creatures weighing around 3kgs. Keep in mind that some might grow a bit larger. Learn more about Yorkshire Terriers here.


These fluffy, small dogs weigh between 2-4kg. Standing between 13-25cm, they’re often called ‘small lions’. Learn more about Pomeranians here.


Papillons weigh an average of 4-5kg, including their jumbo ears. They stand 20-30cm tall, which is no more than a magazine cover. Learn more about Papillons here


It’s said their name means “monkey-like terrier” in German. They weigh 3-6kgs and will ask for thousands of walks.

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