Although some small sized dog breeds may seem tiny, there is actually a category of dog breed which is even smaller. Toy dog breeds are very small breeds which we may think of as only being lapdogs. However, there are many types of toy dog which have even been used as working dogs over the centuries. Also, just because a toy dog is small, it doesn't mean they don't need lots of care. The Yorkshire Terrier, for example, is a toy dog breed with beautiful silky hair which needs proper grooming. All toy dogs also need educated and trained to be happy and healthy dogs in later life. We provide you all the information you need about the characteristics, care and health of toy dog breeds.

8 breeds