Everyone loves toys! The toy breeds are usually just smaller version of larger-breeded dogs. Historically, toy breeds were created as a different kind of working dog. These working dogs work to be attentive, show affection, and remain great companions for their owners. Toy breeds are lovable, easy to put in a bag and carry around, and have eyes to melt hearts (just like the other breeds). Toy breeds may have been the origination of the infamous “puppy eyes.”  

Furry toys

The furry, fluffy toys are everyone’s favorites. They shed a lot, and they are just adorable. We have the Affenpinscher, the Brussels Griffon, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Papillon, Pekingese, Pomeranian, Toy Poodle, English Toy Spaniel, Shuh Tzu, Silky Terrier, Japanese Chin, Maltese, and Yorkshire Terrier. You’ll notice that some of these breeds are just “toy” version of larger breeds, which means that someone spent a lot of time breeding smaller dogs.  

Hairy toys

No one loves a yappy little hairy toy dog like celebrities. We see these breeds popularized for being cute little, harmless purse dogs. Unfortunately, the media casts these puppies in a negative light, but we should love them just the same. They include: Chihuahua, Miniature Pinscher, Manchester Terrier, Chinese Crested, Pug, Italian Greyhound, and Toy Fox Terrier.