More dogs and cats give birth in spring than other seasons, so if you're looking to adopt a pet when it's young, you'll have the biggest selection now. The best things about small puppies (aside from their irresistible cuteness) are that they are easily portable and as adults they tend to live longer than big dogs. Small puppies come in different colors, sizes, and temperaments. The five breeds here show the most popular small dogs as puppies and tell what's special about each type. Note: Since the world already has more dogs and cats than homes, consider adopting a rescue dog. Google [dog breed] + rescue to see who needs love; they'll more than return it.
It's simply not true that these tiny puppies are part snowball. But their coat is primarily snowy white, and their long and silky hair doesn't shed. Regular grooming is required. Since these little guys get shampooed often, their hair holds less dander and they are less irritating to allergic people. Maltese also belie the profile of the yappy little dog. As adults, they weigh only four to six pounds and are both playful and gentle-mannered. A companion to aristocrats for hundreds of years, they are loyal, devoted, and easily portable pets.