Top 10 Small Dog Breeds for Indoor Pets

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Small dogs have become a popular fashion accessory and great indoor pets for kids.

They are small in stature, but they more than make up for it with their playfulness and personality.

Here are the top 10 breeds of small dogs, choose a breed that’s the right fit for your family.

10. Maltese

This breed doesn’t shed much, so it’s an excellent choice if you have issues with pet hair and allergies. 

9. Boston Terrier

Boston terriers make terrific family pets as they bond well with children.

It’s a cost saving choice because they won’t need constant grooming and won’t shed a lot of hair on your furniture.

8. Pugs

Short legs, wrinkled faces, and lovable personality, pugs make excellent companions.

7. Pomeranian

Pomeranians are mellow and gentle, but hey can get noisy especially when interacting with kids. 

6. Chihuahua

Don’t be deceived by the Chihuahua‘s meek appearance, they’re sassy and unpredictable, and they’ll nip at kids when they’re disturbed

So don’t get one if you have small children in the household. 

5. Miniature Schnauzer

This breed is sassy, curious, playful and not as aggressive as a typical terrier so it’s a great choice for kids. 

4. Shih Tzu

These were bred for companionship, which is fitting because their gentle and friendly demeanor is perfect if you have small children at home.

3. Miniature Poodle

Miniature poodles are extremely sensitive and shy, so they are best suited to a single owner, at least until they get used to being around people.

2. Papillons

One of the most overlooked dog breeds in terms of making good indoor pets is Papillons. 

1. Pekingese

Pekingese is an incredibly loving dog that requires little exercise, though likes a great walk. 

These are just eight of the world’s smallest dog breeds.

They’re loyal, friendly, and require minimum upkeep, so they generally make for delightful indoor pets. 

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