Small dog breeds
Are you looking for a small sized dog to love? Sometimes the biggest personalities come in the smallest packages…and fortunately, there is a wide range of smaller sized breeds to choose from.
To make it easy for you, we have put together a list of the most popular small dog breeds in Australia. Learn more about their history, temperament, common breed diseases and conditions and lots of other interesting facts to guide you to choose the right small dog for you and your family!
If you’re interested in looking at the most popular small dog breeds, see The Top 10 Small Dogs in Australia.
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The Welsh Corgi is a small, sturdy breed of dog known for its short legs which make its body appear quite long.
The Welsh Terrier (a.k.a. Welshie) is a small-medium dog similar in appearance to the Airedale Terrier and some claim it is the oldest breed native to the UK in existence today.
West Highland White Terrier
The West Highland White Terrier (known affectionately as the Westie) is a small dog breed originating in Scotland, bred to hunt small rodents.
Yorkshire Terriers are cute, friendly and energetic toy size dogs with lots of personality and zest for life. Terriers at heart, they know what they want and will assert themselves to get it.