Small Dogs

From toy dogs, to more mid-sized pups. These lovable little guys have big hearts. And some smaller dogs have unique medical concerns.

Brown Poodle in girl's lap (caption: Poodle Guide)

Poodle Guide: Toy, Miniature, Standard, Teacup, Shedding, Grooming, Life Span & More

Depending on whom you ask, the Poodle is considered one of the world’s most intelligent dog breeds, but is that what makes this dog so lovable? This unique breed includes three sizes: standard, miniature, and toy, and is an excellent choice for people with allergies. Read on to find out more about Poodles’ characteristics, including their history, various types, cuddly appearance, intelligence, and overall temperament.

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Best Dog Food For Small Dogs: Puppy, Dry, Wet, Senior & More

Canine owners are constantly looking for the best dog food for their pups. What is best for one breed or size of dog is not best for all. If you are the pup parent to a small breed, there are a few things to keep in mind when picking out their food. Smaller breeds need nutrient-dense food that offers enough protein, carbohydrates, fat, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and calories in a smaller amount of kibble. Proper nutrition can be challenging as smaller dogs need more calories than big dogs but eat significantly less. So, how do owners pick the best dog food for small breeds?

We’ve researched hundreds of dog food brands and formulas and have determined Baby Blue, BARK Food, The Farmer’s Dog, and Ollie Fresh to be among the best dog food options for small dogs. However, there are factors to consider, including your pup’s age and health status, so read below to determine which food is best for your sweet little pup.

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Guide To Miniature Dog Breeds

Miniature dogs meet many unique family needs. Whether living in an apartment or looking for a dog that isn’t too large to knock down young children, miniature dog breeds are often a better choice for some families. Below we will take a look at some of the more popular miniature dog breeds including: the Chihuahua, the Miniature Pinscher, the Italian Greyhound and the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel…

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Yorkshire Terrier: The Ultimate Companion Dog?

Do you not have much of a yard or live in an apartment? The Yorkshire Terrier could be a perfect fit for your lifestyle. The Yorkshire Terrier, commonly known as the Yorkie, is a spunky little dog with a personality that far outweighs its small stature. A widely sought-after companion dog, the Yorkshire Terrier ranks as the ninth most popular breed, according to the American Kennel Club’s annual rankings. Read on to learn more about the Yorkie’s characteristics, health issues, temperament, and much more.

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy at veterinary. Selective focus on hand.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Health Problems: Symptoms & Diagnosis

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are a favorite breed with some adverse health risks. Don’t let what you find out in this article deter you from owning this lovable toy dog, though. As with any animal, we all have health risks. There is no guarantee that your dog will be diagnosed with any of these illnesses, but it’s always good to be prepared…

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Top Dog: Django The Dog

In the past two years alone, Django lived in New York City, Portland, San Diego and Philadelphia. He’s eaten croissants in Paris and slurped up spaghetti in Italy. Django has hiked Joshua Tree National Park, taken selfies next to the Grand Canyon, seen the sunset in Santa Fe, and picked up girls in live music bars in Nashville. Read our exclusive interview to learn more about this globe-trotting pup in our latest Top Dog interview…

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