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Cutest toy dog breeds

#1/15: Affenpinscher
#1/15: Affenpinscher
Nicknamed the "monkey dog," the affenpinscher is active, adorable and energetic. This little pooch is a fearless watchdog, and though he has minimal shedding, this dog will still need regular grooming.
#2/15: Yorkshire terrier
#2/15: Yorkshire terrier
If you don't mind a lot of grooming and barking, then the little Yorkie could be the dog for you. This beautiful dog can get feisty but is very loyal. The Yorkshire terrier isn't the best choice around small children.
#3/15: Toy poodle
#3/15: Toy poodle
With the highest IQ of the toy dogs, the toy poodle is easily trainable and makes a fabulous watchdog. This non-shedding dog breed is often overbred, so make sure to buy from a reputable breeder to avoid health issues.
#4/15: Shih tzu
#4/15: Shih tzu
Friendly and active, the shih tzu doesn't shed much but needs lots of grooming for all that hair. This little dog is smart and easily trainable -- outside of housebreaking, which can prove difficult.
#5/15: Pug
#5/15: Pug
He's so ugly that he's cute. The pug is a great choice for families with kids and other pets. Remember that this little one needs to be an indoor dog with air conditioning.
#6/15: Pomeranian
#6/15: Pomeranian
He doesn't need much exercise, but the Pomeranian does need some training to avoid being too yappy. Get a good vacuum cleaner, because this little lap dog does shed.
#7/15: Papillon
#7/15: Papillon
You can't miss the little papillon with his small size and big ears. This smart, trainable toy dog is perfect for those living in apartments or condos. This devoted dog loves being the center of attention.
#8/15: Miniature pinscher
#8/15: Miniature pinscher
Similar in looks to the Manchester terrier, the miniature pinscher (min pin) is not a miniature doberman pinscher -- it's a different breed. This high-energy pooch is brave and adventurous. He's an excellent watchdog but is not a good choice for families with small children.
#10/15: Maltese
#10/15: Maltese
This small white dog is easy to train and has an easygoing personality. Though it takes some work to keep his coat white and lustrous, the Maltese is worth the work. He's intelligent, lively and lots of fun.
#12/15: Italian greyhound
#12/15: Italian greyhound
Yes, greyhounds come in small packages, too. This peaceful little dog is extremely clean and doesn't shed. He's best for people without kids because he doesn't like chaos. The Italian greyhound is not a good watchdog, but you'll love him nonetheless.
#13/15: Chihuahua
#13/15: Chihuahua
Everybody loves a chihuahua! This tiny little dog requires minimal exercise and maintenance -- just lots of love. Chihuahuas make a good watchdogs, despite the small stature.
#14/15: Cavalier King Charles spaniel
#14/15: Cavalier King Charles spaniel
This cute charmer is great with adults, kids and other pets, too. Often confused with the English toy spaniel, this little dog is affectionate, fun and easy to train.
#15/15: Havanese
#15/15: Havanese
The cute little Havanese is the perfect dog for a family. He gets along well with kids (as long as they aren't too rough) and other pets, too. These adorable dogs are obedient and high-energy.
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