SMALLEST DOG BREEDS, “The bigger the better.” We’ve heard this phrase several times and with respect to dog owners, many of them love big sized dogs that are always ready for cuddles and quite fluffy. However in the apartment culture, it’s practically impossible to put a big dog in a 2BHK flat. Thus many urban people living in small houses or flats prefer to pet small breed dogs because irrespective of size- dogs are man’s best friend.
Here’s a list of some small breed dogs that can be considered as a good companion-
Pomeranian– One of the fluffiest dogs, Pomeranians fall under the small breed category. They’re extremely likable due to their cuteness. Though they’ve socializing issues at an early age, under good training they become quite friendly with people and are great companions. They’re also good watch-dogs for small homes. Puppy price- under 10,000 INR.
Dachshund- Available within a low price, this dog of German origin is small (7.9- 8.9 inches) and cute with short fur making it easy to maintain and perfect as apartment dogs. They’re lively and free-spirited making them adorable companions. Puppy Price- 7k to 9k INR (pure breeds cost more).
French Bulldog- Available within 11-12 inches height, this dog breed originating in England and France is extremely playful, active, and alert making it a good companion and watch-dog. Puppy Price- around 25k- 35k INR.
Beagle- Originating in the UK, the adult Beagle is around 13- 15 inches in height and has a lifespan of 12-15 years. They’ve silky fur, are attractive and friendly with people. Puppy Price- around 25k- 35k INR.
Yorkshire Terrier- Named after its place of origin, i.e. Yorkshire (England) this dog is around 5.9- 9 inches in height when fully grown and weighs around 12-15 lbs. with a lifespan of 13-16 years, they’re a fluffy and affectionate companion. However they avoid mingling with strangers. Puppy Price- 35k- 45k INR (prices are higher for pure breeds).
No matter what the size of the dog is, it’ll always be your best companion.