Maltese General Appearance: A gentle, eager, affectionate toy dog covered with long, silky white hair.
Size, Proportion, and Substance: Weight-under 7 lbs; between 4and 6 lbs. preferred.
Background: These tiny toys have...More »
Mastiff General Appearance: A large, massive dog, showing grandeur and dignity. Heavy boned.
Size, Proportion, and Substance: Height-males, 30 inches or more at the withers; females, 27 1/2 inches or more.
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Miniature Pinscher General Appearance: A sturdy, compact, smooth-coated dog, proud and alert, spirited and fearless.
Size, Proportion, and Substance: Height-10 to 12 1/2 inches at the withers.
Background: The Min Pin is 9 lbs. of ...More »
Miniature Schnauzer General Appearance: Active, alert, strong, resembling his larger cousin, the Standard Schnauzer, in general appearance.
Size, Proportion, and Substance: Height-12 to 14 inches at the withers.
Background: The Min...More »
Pekingese General Appearance: Resembling a lion in his courage, boldness, self-esteem, and independence; not dainty or delicate.
Size, Proportion, and Substance: Less than 14 lbs.
Background: The Pekingese is a proud and ...More »
Pomeranian General Appearance: Short and squarish in the body ("cobby"), with an intelligent and alert expression.
Size, Proportion, and Substance: Weight-3 to 7 lbs (4 to 5 is ideal).
Background: Poms live for attention, ...More »
Poodle General Appearance: Active, intelligent, elegant, proud, carefully clipped and groomed.
Size, Proportion, and Substance: Toy: under 10", Mini: 10"-15", Standard over 15"
Background: The Poodle is one of the smar...More »
Pug General Appearance: A squarish, cobby dog, even-tempered, playful, charming, outgoing, and loving.
Size, Proportion, and Substance: Weight-14 to 18 lbs.
Background: Pugs are friendly, good natured dogs. They ar...More »
Shetland Sheepdog Background: Shelties are excellent family dogs, being friendly and outgoing. They are great with children. He will adapt well to children introduced later into the family, recognizing them as an addition to his flock....More »
Shih Tzu Background: You'll not find a more unconditionally loving dog than the Shih Tzu. Happy-go-lucky, the Shih Tzu loves to be held and snuggled, making it one of the most recommended small breeds with children. Shih Tzu's...More »
Silky Terrier Background: The Silky Terrier is a quick mover and thinker. He is well suited for apartment living. Obedience training as a puppy will help him remember the rules of the house. He tolerates children, but does not enj...More »
Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Background: The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier is a versatile dog with an outgoing personality. He makes a great family dog. Wheatens are fairly territorial and protective of their family, so they make good watchdogs. A...More »
Yorkshire Terrier General Appearance: The tiny Yorkshire Terrier has a fine, silky coat of blue and tan that requires daily brushing.
Size, Proportion, and Substance: The Yorkshire Terrier stands less than 9 inches tall at the withers ...More »