Small dog breeds that do not grow


For without doubt a dog is one of the best options as it has always been said that the dog is man’s best friend and it is true for many reasons. You know you share your day with you can discover a form of unconditional love and that will help you have a healthier life? We know that sometimes it is not easy to decide to have a dog as a companion because we have little space at home but, for reasons such as this, we need to know to choose what breed of dog is best for us and in this case a dog small and therefore not grow much it is ideal.


Chihuahuas are the smallest dogs in the world, as they usually tend to weigh no more than 1 kg and 2.75 kg. All Chihuahuas are in addition to the race that holds the title of the smallest size, are restless, very brave and vivacious dogs. Therefore, the Chihuahua is one of the breeds of small dogs that do not grow in popularity and have better can be adapted to life in a small apartment. But of course, these dogs need the same attention as any other dog larger size, so it is vital to know how to care if we want to host one in our family.

Yorkshire terrier

The Yorkshire terrier called this way by loving people who like this race, is another small dogs that do not grow that has a lot of popularity. They are dogs that usually stop growing when they weigh between 2 and 3.2 kg are very affectionate with his family and are also known for their high energy and intelligence.

These dogs have a long coat that must be maintained in good condition with daily hairstyles, frequent baths and haircuts. Their fur is gray and brown in different shades and while it is one of the very small breed dogs that do not take up much space at home need continuous attention from their owners. The miniature pinscher are dogs from Germany which typically weigh between 2.5 kg and 5 kg and usually, although we can find some other shades of fur, are black dogs and spotted a brown color called fire or they are completely of a reddish brown deer known as color.

The small dogs that do not grow much are characterized by their high intelligence, being slender, triangular ears have always alert and be high for its size. They are very active dogs that need to go for a walk, run and socialize with other dogs as much time as possible each day, but accumulate as much energy. If you like, this breed of dogs that do not grow much, we recommend you read this other article to know how to care for a miniature pinscher.

Other dogs are very small breed of Pomerania since when they have finished growing usually weigh between 1 and 3 kg, although they may appear larger to the naked eye by the amount of fur they have. Her long hair, except on the head and legs, needs to be brushed daily to be healthy and not have tangles.


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