25 Dog Breeds That Look Like Toys

25 Dog Breeds That Look Like Toys

Dog lovers not only want their dogs to keep watch over their homes and families but also want dogs that they could play with and cuddle with. Well, that’s nearly impossible with bigger dogs. But these toy dogs are totally cute you would wish to bring them all home. And, you’d surely love their attitude!

Brussels Griffon

Brussels Griffon are named after the city of origin: Brussels, Belgium. They are hypoallergenic and has a life span of 12-15 years.

Alert, curious, and loyal

Chinese Crested

The Chinese Crested dog is a hairless breed of dog. Like most hairless breeds, they could either come as with or without furs.

Lively, alert, and affectionate

Japanese Chin

Also known as Japanese Spaniel, this dog is acknowledged for its importance to Japanese nobility. This toy breed can be a lap dog or a companion dog.

A true aristocrat: charming and loving with those they favor, nobly reserved with strangers


Chihuahua is the smallest breed of dog and is named for the state of Chihuahua in Mexico. Chihuahuas come in varieties of sizes, head shapes, colors and coat lengths.

Graceful, charming, and sassy.

Italian Greyhound

The Italian Greyhound is a small breed of dog of the sight hound type, sometimes called an “IG” or “Iggy.” The origins of the breed are unknown.

Sensitive and alert, playful, highly affectionate

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a small spaniel classified as toy dogs. It is one of the most popular breeds in the United Kingdom, where it also originated.

Affectionate, graceful, and gentle.





The Havanese, a breed of Bichon type, is the national dog of Cuba. It was developed from the now extinct Blanquito de la Habana.

Outgoing, funny, & intelligent.

Norwich Terrier

The Norwich Terrier is a breed of dog which originated in the United Kingdom. It was bred to hunt very small vermin or rodents. With a friendly personality, Norwich Terriers are reliable companion dogs.

Plucky, loyal, and affectionate.


The Maltese is a breed of dog which is a toy dog. It descends from dogs originating in the Central Mediterranean Area.

Gentle, playful, affectionate; fearless in a charming toy-dog way.


The dachshund is a short-legged, long-bodied dog breed belonging to the hound family. The dachshunds have been bred to scent, chase, and flush out badgers and other burrow-dwelling animals.


Miniature Pinscher

Teh Miniature Pinscher is a small breed of dog originating from Germany. The breed’s earliest ancestors may have included the German Pinscher mixed with Italian greyhounds and dachshunds.

Proud, fearless, and fun-loving

English Toy Spaniel

Affectionate, alert, and merry




Norfolk Terrier

The Norfolk Terrier is a British breed of dog. Prior to gaining recognition as an independent breed, it was a variety of the Norwich Terrier. It is distinguished from the Norwich by its ‘dropped ears.’

Alert, fearless, fun-loving, and more sociable than the usual terrier.


The Poodle is a group of formal dog breeds. It was originally bred in Germany as a type of water dog.

Proud, active and very smart

Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog breed of terrier type, developed in Yorkshire, England to catch rats in clothing mills.

Sprightly, tomboyish, and affectionate


Papillon is a breed of dog of the Spaniel type. One of the oldest of the toy spaniels, it got its name from its characteristic butterfly-like look of the long and fringed hair on the ears.

Happy, alert, friendly


The Pekingese is an ancient breed of toy dog, originating in China. They are called Lion Dogs due to their resemblance to Chinese guardian lions.

Affectionate, loyal, regal in manner

Manchester Terrier

The Manchester Terrier is a breed of dog of the smooth-haired terrier type.

Spirited, bright, keenly observant; dead loyal, in an independent terrier way




Shih Tzu

A Shih Tzu is a toy dog breed with long silky hair. The exact origins of the breed are unknown, but it is thought to have originated in Tibet and was developed in China.

Outgoing, affectionate, playful and charming

Toy Fox Terrier

The Toy Fox Terrier is a breed of dog directly descended from the larger Fox Terrier.

Toy Fox Terriers are outgoing and friendly, yet fiercely loyal to their families.


The Pomeranian is a breed of dog of the Spitz type, named for the Pomerania region of Central Europe. Classed as a toy dog breed because of its small size, the Pomeranian is descended from the German Spitz.

Lively, bold, and inquisitive


Schipperke is a small Belgian breed of dog that originated in the early 16th century.

Alert, curious, confident; intense, but with a dash of mischief and impudence

Silky Terrier

The Silky Terrier is a small breed of dog developed in Australia.

Friendly, vivacious, cheeky; in all ways a true terrier


The Pug is a breed of dog with a wrinkly, short-muzzled face and curl tail. The breed has has a fine, glossy coat that comes in variety of colors. Its body is compact square with well-developed muscles.

Even-tempered, charming, mischievous and loving




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