Bichons are hypoallergenic, smart, and affectionate. With a weight of roughly 15 pounds, this is a fun couch buddy.

Bichon Frise

This breed is popular with millennials, but Frenchies were popular in Paris in the 18th century.

Bichon Frise

Pugs' homebody nature makes apartment living easier.


These toy dogs like a stroll around the block, followed by a cuddle. Even a small studio can accommodate one of these silky beauties.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Bulldogs are known as lethargic loungers despite their muscular proportions. Brisk walks should be enough exercise, and you'll love their pleasant temperament.


Shih Tzus were originally bred to live in Chinese palaces, but they'll settle for less.

Shih Tzu

The Biewer (pronounced "beaver") Terrier, introduced in the 1980s, has gained a reputation for being mellow and quiet. The 4 to 8-pound cutie can be held in one hand.

Biewer Terrier

This spitz breed is all about devotion. Be wary of these watchful gentlemen, despite their fox-like expression.

German Spitz

Bedlington Terriers stand out with their fleecy fur, yet they just want to be loved.

Bedlington Terrier