Regardless of whether you are looking to acquire a new furry friend, or simply need your daily fix of cuteness, Lion Sourced are here to help. The dogs on this list typically weigh under 5KG and are ideal candidates for anyone living in an apartment or flat where space is limited. Take a look at the pictures below and prepare to be blown away by how adorable these pups are!
1. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
A super long name for a very cute dog. This breed is known to be incredibly active, but always up for a cuddle or belly rub. Looking to spend the day exploring the outdoors with your pup? If so, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel could be the perfect companion.
2. Bichon Frise
An adorable breed with a cheerful personality. Bichons Frises require minimal exercise, with one 20-30 minute walk a day being enough to keep them fit and healthy.
Maltese dogs are a popular choice for first time owners. They are very social and as they have a high level of intelligence, they learn tricks faster than most others.
These cheeky sausage dogs were originally bred to hunt small game – now they are one of the worlds most beloved pets. Dachshunds love to play and in general, are pretty low maintenance.
5. Miniature Schnauzer
Originating in Germany, this breed of dog is one of the few to have its very own mustache. Miniature Schnauzers are hypoallergenic and known for being very vocal.
6. Yorkshire Terrier
Yorkshire Terriers are fearless and loyal. In addition to this, Yorkie’s are relatively easy to train, responding well to short learning sessions where there is a food-based incentive.
Pugs are often considered the ultimate lap dog, mainly because they LOVE human company and are the perfect size for cuddles. This breed can also be goofy, regularly showing their unique sense of humour to the world.
8. Volpino Italiano
These are the stupidly cute balls of fluff you see being shared on Facebook and Twitter. When translated directly to English, their name reads ‘Italian Fox’ – And after looking through a few images, you can see why.
9. Coton De Tulear
This breed may look like a Bichon Frise with straightened hair, but we promise that’s not the case. These small white dogs are highly affectionate and hate being left alone, even for just a couple of hours.
10. American Eskimo
The final dog on our list is one that always appears to be smiling. How can you look at that gorgeous expression and not fall in love? American Eskimos are outgoing and love meeting new people – They will also join in with virtually any group activity if given half the chance.
Which of the breeds mentioned above do you think is the cutest? We hope this article has either inspired you to re-home a small dog, or has at least brightened your day a little! Remember to only buy a new pup from a reputable breeder, after having done as much research as possible.