Just as all humans are not made the same, so it is with dogs also. Dogs are available in all shapes, sizes and colors. The best known varieties of dogs are the small dogís variety. Even with small dogs, they come almost of the same size but vary in their characteristics. When you are searching for your small dog breed you need to be clear in you head what characters you are looking for in your dog.
There re a variety of small dog breeds to choose from. You have the Pomeranians which are very playful and love to bark and who are really good with children. There are also the Chihuahuas, which are a very interesting bred of little dogs; though they are small they are usually aggressive with dogs of the other breeds, but strangely good with cats. Jack Russell Terrier is another breed who is known to be the most active among the small dogs. Skye Terrier a strange breed that the opposite of the first one, these dogs cannot stand cats and a very distrustful with strangers. Pekinese are very fierce but very loyal dogs, preferred usually for the elderly. There are some very good advantages in owning small dogs as compared to the big ones. A small dog would fit in comfortably if youíre living in an apartment. You can have your dog with you always, as these small dogs are much easier to transport. Donít be fooled by their size, although these dogs are small they make very good watch dogs. As watch dogs certain breeds like the shih tzu, Yorkshire terrier, toy poodle and Chihuahua are very alert and watchful.
Some of the small dogs might be rather fierce and will not tolerate the ill treatment from kids , but if they are well petted they can be quite a pleasure to own. These dogs are a very good company around you and you can put them on your lap , teach them different tricks and if you like to be a little fancy , you can even try getting these small dogs all dressed up.