Best Small Dogs for Small Spaces

Yorkshire Terrier

A lot of Yorkshire terriers are perfectly content to be carried around or to sit on their owners' laps. 

They have the potential to serve as watchdogs by alerting the family to any noises or movements outside. 


Many other names have been given to the dachshund over the years. Obviously, the unique characteristics of each breed inspired their naming.

The little Dachshund is perfect for anyone who like smaller dogs. 


Dogs can be categorized by size, with standards being on the larger end and miniatures and toys on the smaller end.

The toy poodle breed is renowned for its longevity, as well as its intelligence and distinctive curly coat.

Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu is the epitome of the lap dog, and this is not surprising given that the breed was developed for the sole purpose of providing a human companion.

Many owners of these dogs choose to keep the long, silky hair trimmed short for the sake of convenience.

Miniature Schnauzer

The miniature schnauzer has a kind but rough disposition. This terrier breed is well-known for its distinctive bearded hairstyle and fierce devotion to its human family.

It also has a reputation for being a noisy breed that requires early and consistent training.


Chihuahuas may be among the tiniest dogs in the world and are frequently seen being carried in carriers.

Chihuahuas are devoted pets, but they also have a "tough dog" attitude and are full of energy.

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