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10 most popular small dog breeds, perfect for limited space



The 10 most popular small dog breeds in the UK have been revealed, with dachshunds, pugs and miniature schnauzers among the best canine companions for limited space.

Whether you’re a first-time pet parent or living in an urban apartment, small dog breeds are great to consider. As well as having huge personalities, they are easier to move around and cheaper to maintain than their colossal colleagues thanks to their overall size and less weight.

Topping the list is the French Bulldog, which gained popularity with 39,266 Kennel Club registrations last year. In second place came the adorable Mini Smooth Haired Dachshund – another miniature puppy with 10,369 reported registrations. Elsewhere, other popular breeds include Border Terriers, Pomeranians, and West Highland White Terriers.

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Want to adopt a small breed of dog? These gorgeous miniature puppies were on the Kennel Club’s list of the most popular dog breeds for 2020, making them loved by many owners. Before adopting your own dog, it is important that you are prepared to take responsibility for owning one.

“Before you have a puppy or dog, make sure you can take care of them and give them happy, healthy lives,” the animal welfare charity said. “It’s important to consider not only the impact a dog has on your own life, but also whether your lifestyle is suitable for owning a dog. No matter how badly you want a dog, it won’t. not fair to them if you are unable to fully engage and meet their needs. “

On that note, take a look at the full list of small dog breeds below …

1. French Bulldog

French bulldog

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2. Mini smooth-haired dachshund

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3. Pug

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4. Miniature Schnauzer

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5. Border Terrier

close up of border terrier

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6. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Portrait of cavalier king charles spaniel sticking out tongue

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7. Pomeranian

White pomeranian dog running on field

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8. Smooth-haired Chihuahua

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9. Mini long-haired dachshund

Profile of a black and red long haired dachshund dog outdoors

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10. West Highland White Terrier

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