Small dogs are more and more popular nowadays. It is because today dogs main purpose is not to be great hunter, herder or protector but mainly to be great companion. And certain small dog breeds were bred for this purpose only. But some small dogs can surprise you with their hunting instincts. For example Yorkshire Terrier or Dachshund are extraordinary hunters.
The smallest dog in the world on average is Chihuahua. It is a small dog with big personality. Chihuahua is brave, fearless, proud and courageous. They are very small and fragile with weight only between 1 - 3 kgs. Just like many other small breeds, they are prone to separation anxiety.
Other small dog breeds are Russkiy, Yorkshire Terrier, Pomeranian, Prague Ratter, Maltese, Papillon, Pekingese, Pug and Shih Tzu. Watch our video about all of them: