Top 5 Cutest Dog Breeds

Published: 02nd August 2011
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Top 5 cutest dog breeds



1. Pomeranian

The Pomeranian is a small toy sized dog. The Pomeranian is a proud, energetic little dog. They are intelligent and very loyal to its owner. Pomeranians are good at learning tricks. They grow to be approximately 7-12 inches and weigh about 3-7 pounds. They need exercise daily. Taking them out for a walk is a great way to reduce their energy level. They tend to be good watchdogs. Feeding your Pomeranian pup can be difficult being that they are often picky eaters. It is recommended that they are fed dry dog food or crunchy milk bones daily to help keep the teeth and gums in good condition. They will live an average of 15 years. Take caution that they do not overheat in hot weather.



2. Yorkie

They are a toy breed, and a full-grown Yorkie will not weigh more than seven pounds. This makes them a great pet for those who want a dog, but don't have space to take care of a larger breed. Don't let the small size of a Yorkie mislead you; they are a great watchdog and have the attitude of a full sized dog. They are very protective of their territory.



3. Maltese

The Maltese is a small, hardy dog with silky hair. The dog has a silky, single layer coat that is white or light ivory. It hangs long over the sides of the body almost to the ground (about 8 inches) and is not wavy, curly or kinky. The Maltese is lively and playful. They are gentle, loving, and devoted to their owner. They are very intelligent and good at learning tricks. The Maltese breed may be difficult to housebreak. They grow to be about 8-10 inches tall and weigh about 6-9 pounds.



4. Toy Poodle

The Toy Poodle is a very intelligent dog. They are one of the easiest breeds to train and are very responsive to their owner. Toy poodles are a sweet natured, cheerful, perky and lively breed of dog. They enjoy being with people. Toy poodles are small in size but are a good watchdog. They are good with children and adults. These dogs seem to have a lot of energy. It is a good idea to take them out for a daily walk or play indoor activities with them daily to prevent behavior problems. The life expectancy of a toy poodle is approximately 12- 15 years. Toy poodles should be bathed regularly. Check their ears and teeth regularly. Also, their hair should be clipped and claws trimmed every 6-8 weeks.







5. Pug

The pug is a very small breed of dog with a wrinkly, short-muzzled face, and curled tail. They have a fine, glossy coat which comes in a variety of colors, and a square body with good muscle tone. Their legs are very strong, straight. The lower teeth normally protrude further than the upper teeth, which causes an under-bite. Strong willed but rarely aggressive, the pug is suitable for families with children. Most Pugs are very good with children. They are good watchdogs. The average height of a pug is about 12-14 inches tall and weighs about 13-20 pounds. Pugs catch colds easily and do not tolerate extreme hot and cold weather. They need to be kept indoors regularly. A Pug can live about 12 to 15 years. This breed of dog needs to be groomed brushed and combed regularly, shampoo only when necessary.



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