Maltese are island-native dogs. It's a lap dog like a Shih Tzu, Bolognese, or Havanese. Active, playful, versatile Maltese. Long durations alone make them depressed and irritable.
The Shih Tzu is a smart, assertive, confident toy dog from Tibet. They possibly came from a Pekingese-Lhasa Apso cross. Small and cute-faced, they are lively, courageous, and confident, and were a Buddhist monk buddy.
The Bichon Frise is a descendant of the 13th-century Spanish water spaniel. They're lively, friendly, and affectionate with kids and other pets. Moderate barkers, they get separation anxiety when left alone.
Lhasa Apsos are confident, energetic, courageous, faithful, aloof, and attentive. They came from Tibet to guard Buddhist monasteries in the Himalayas. Buddhists consider this dog holy.
German Biewer Terriers are toy dogs. Biewer à la Pom Pon, Biewer Yorkie, Biewer Yorkshire. This German breed was created from Yorkshire Terriers. Biewer Terriers like kids, other pets, and apartments.
Standard, Medium, Miniature, and Toy Poodles are poodle sizes. Intelligent, lively, and friendly, the poodle has a curly coat and is hypoallergenic.
Intelligent, lively, playful, sociable Pomeranian is an excessive barker and can be aggressive to strangers and children. A well-trained Pomeranian makes a good family pet.
The English Cocker Spaniel is a popular dog breed that was bred to hunt. American and English Cocker Spaniels are the two breeds.
The Papillon is a European toy spaniel (France, Belgium, Spain). It's a sociable, active, clever, alert dog that's great for families and apartments. Papillon's large, fringed ears give it a butterfly-like appearance.