Choosing A Small Dog

Let's discuss choosing a small dog. You want to add a dog to your household and you've decided on getting a small breed. Small breed dogs are good for traveling, and can live in an apartment, but what breed should you get? This article can help you narrow down your search for the perfect small dog.

If you have allergies, the Maltese tends to be a good choice since they do not shed much. This breed isn't great at being alone, so it's a great fit if you have other dogs, cats, or even children. The Shih Tzu is another breed that does not shed. This breed is adorable and friendly, but does require grooming.

The Jack Russell Terrier is a good breed for an active person. If you like to play outside and go for runs then this breed will probably be a great fit.

If you don't want a dog that has to be groomed often then the Boston Terrier may be for you. This dog loves kids and loves to chew, so just be sure you train it and provide plenty of chew toys.

The Skye Terrier is a dependable dog that likes to be outdoors, however do not get a Skye Terrier if you already have cats.

The Chihuahua can be a demanding breed especially for their size, but if you don't have kids and want a loyal and affectionate dog, then the Chihuahua may be for you.

If you want a small, fluffy dog that is absolutely adorable and gentle then you will love the Pomeranian. This breed can be good with kids as long as they are used to them. If a Pomeranian was never exposed to kids before than it may not be the right fit. Pomeranians are one of the most popular small breeds.

Don't get discouraged when trying to find the right breed of dog for you. There are so many different types of dogs and the right match is somewhere out there.

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