DIGITAL ISSUES

Menu toggle icon.
Menu toggle icon.

Toy Dog Breeds – Sizes and Characteristics

Toy dog traditionally refers to a very small dog or a grouping of small breeds of dogs. A Toy dog may be of any of various dog types. Spaniels, Pinschers, and Terriers that have been bred to be smaller can also be ... Read More
Toy Group

Loyal, curious, and famously amusing, this almost-human toy dog is fearless out of all proportio…

Toy Group

The Biewer Terrier is an elegant, longhaired, tri-colored toy terrier whose only purpose in life is to love and be loved. They maintain a charming, whimsical attitude well into adulthood. Carrying around a toy or two is not surprising.

Toy Group

Loyal, curious, and famously amusing, this almost-human toy dog is fearless out of all proportio…

Toy Group

Loyal, curious, and famously amusing, this almost-human toy dog is fearless out of all proportio…

Toy Group

Loyal, curious, and famously amusing, this almost-human toy dog is fearless out of all proportio…

Toy Group

The Chinese Crested, a lively and alert toy breed standing between 11 and 13 inches high, can be hairless or coated. The hairless variety has smooth, soft skin and tufts of hair on the head, tail, and ankles. The coated variety, called the “powderpuff,” is covered by a soft, silky coat.

Toy Group

The English Toy Spaniel is a compact, cobby and essentially square toy dog possessed of a short-nosed, domed head, a merry and affectionate demeanor and a silky, flowing coat.

Toy Group

The Havanese is a small, sturdy dog of immense charm. The native dog of Cuba, he is beloved as a friendly, intelligent and playful companion. He is slightly longer than tall, with a long, untrimmed, double coat.

Toy Group

The Italian Greyhound IGs are Greyhounds in miniature—more slender, but a Greyhound’s equal in grace and elegance. Standing ideally 13 to 15 inches at the shoulder, they present the sleek, curving lines common to all coursing hounds. Distinguishing features are the long, fine-boned legs.

Toy Group

The Japanese Chin is a small, well balanced, lively, aristocratic toy dog with a distinctive Oriental expression. It is light and stylish in action. The plumed tail is carried over the back, curving to either side. The coat is profuse, silky, soft and straight. The dog’s outline presents a square appearance.

Toy Group

The tiny Maltese, “Ye Ancient Dogge of Malta,” has been sitting in the lap of luxury since the Bible was a work in progress. Famous for their show-stopping, floor-length coat, Maltese are playful, charming, and adaptable toy companions.

Toy Group

The Manchester Terrier is named after the English city where much of the breed’s early development took place. Sleek dogs who possess a terrier’s ratting instinct and the graceful contours of coursing hounds, Manchesters are spirited, bright, and athletic. They combine the streamlined grace of a coursing hound and the instincts of a fearless Rat […]

JUNE 2024 ISSUE

June 2024 Vol. 32 No. 6

on sale now

TOY GROUP

June 2024 Vol. 32 No. 6

ON SALE NOW