There are three sizes of poodles available: standard, miniature, and toy.
They love cuddling but will defend their area against enemies twice their size.
The Chihuahua represents small dogs. They weigh 4 to 6 pounds and have short to long-haired fur.
Papillons are lively, social dogs with "butterfly" ears, thus their French name.
Maltese, which weigh up to 7 pounds (3.17 kilograms) and stand up to 9 inches (23 centimeters), have flowing white hair-like fur.
The toy breed Pomeranians originated in northeastern Europe, currently Poland and western Germany.
The elegant and lovable Shih Tzu, originally bred to warm royal and imperial laps, is one of the world's most popular toy breeds.
Miniature Dachshunds are smart and independent, therefore early training and socializing are essential for happiness.
Besides their long, fluffy coat and short muzzle, Pekingese are known for their confidence and loyalty.