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.
Adorable bundles of fur, Pomeranian puppies grow a double coat that's especially thick around the neck, standing out like a ruff on a grown dog — and they will require brushing. Although these puppies come in a variety of colors, red and orange are most common. By the time a Pomeranian puppy is a year and a half old, she typically weighs between 3 and 7 pounds. Active, friendly, outgoing, and intelligent, Pomeranians are great companions who have a lot of energy and respond well when shown love and affection.