6 small dog breeds that won’t grow big

People who like dogs but don’t have one, sometimes are not motivated to get one because they are large and would need a big space. In most cases that’s true, the more space you have the better for your dog. Dogs as we all know come in all sizes, shapes and color, that means that as there are big dogs, there are also some great small breeds that don’t grow in size. Let us introduce 6 small dog breeds that don’t grow in size.




They stand at an average of 21 cm tall and weigh an average from 0.9 to 3.5 kilos. Just because it is small it doesn’t mean that its personality cannot be feared. This breed is also known for biting issues however if trained well can be overcome. Read also 10 hot weather breeds

Yorkshire Terrier


They stand at 18 cm tall and weigh about 3 kilos. This breed has a noticeable attitude and can be very protective. This breed needs a lot of grooming and must be brushed daily. They also love to explore.

Toy Poodle


Is a new popular companion and show dog. Stands at 25 cm but weighs an average from 1.5 to 3.5 kilos.

These dogs are very smart and active, they also love to show off. This breed can learn obedience in no time.

Brussels Griffon


This breed weigh from 3.5 to 6 kilos. They are easy to teach but yet they are very playful and loves to take walks. This breed needs a lot of grooming.



Known for his foxlike expression, this breed weighs an average of 1.5 to 3 kilos. This breed is very alert and has an outgoing personality.



Also called lion dogs, they weigh an average from 3 to 5 kilos. This breed is stubborn, temperate yet affectionate and can be very protective if its owner.

Read also on the characteristics of some very popular dog breeds in the Middle East.


Written by Farah Khaled
Sources: Petful , Pets World , Vet Street


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