Only Top Dogs Can Ace This Small Breeds Screenshot Quiz!

By: Kennita Leon
Image: Shutterstock

About This Quiz

Small breeds are amazing because they contain all the personality of a big dog, in a tinier version. Do you know enough about small breeds to ace this test?

This small breed dog grows to about 9 to 11 inches and has a wiry coat that grows to about medium length. This breed comes in various colors, namely black, tan, gray, silver or red. The Affenpinscher is a curious and playful dog that does not back down from a confrontation.

This breed of dog makes a great family pet because they love to show affection. The beagle can grow between 13 to 16 inches tall and can weigh up to 35 pounds. Beagles have coarse coats that come in either an array of the colors: black, tan, white or red.

This sweet dog is energetic and craves attention. They are a high-energy breed that requires moderate exercise. Yorkshire Terriers grow up to 8 to 9 inches tall and weigh between 4 to 7 pounds. Yorkies need occasional brushing and clippings and can be a bit yappy.

An athletic breed that is hardworking and protective, the Corgi is super easy to train and loves companionship. Corgis grow to 10 to 12 inches and weigh 24 to 30 pounds. The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a very high shedder and can be very territorial; however, it is excellent with children due to its high energy and instinct to protect.

This dog breed is excellent with children, loves playing and climbing and has high levels of energy. The Chinese Crested is 11 to 13 inches tall, with a medium length, silky double coat and can weigh between 5 to 12 pounds. It is a sensitive breed that requires gentle training.

This dog makes the perfect family pet because he fairs exceptionally well with children. The Volpino is a very energetic dog and will sometimes challenge dogs that are larger than they are. This breed gets up to 10 to 12 inches tall and weighs between 8 to 12 pounds.

This highly trainable breed has a happy, affectionate temperament which makes it an excellent family pet. Papillion's grow to 8 to 11 inches tall and can weigh 8 to 10 pounds. The coat of the Papillion is usually multicolored and can contain red, brown, tan, white and black.

A sweet dog by nature, the Bichon Frise is a great child-friendly breed. This breed gets along with other household pets very well and virtually does not shed. The Bichon Frise requires occasional brushing and clipping to ensure maintenance.

Intensely responsive, curious and loving is the best way to describe the Rat Terrier. This breed loves attention and companionship and is not a dog that does well when kenneled. Only requiring occasional brushing, the Rat Terrier's coat is short, thick and shiny.

This feisty dog is a very popular breed. The Chihuahua is a confident and loyal companion and an excellent child-friendly breed. The Chihuahua is a tough dog to train. It shivers when nervous or cold.

The Miniature Bull Terrier has a keen sense of intuition and can sense the difference between a good or a dangerous situation. The coat of the Miniature Bull Terrier can be pure white or black, tan and fawn.

The Brussels Griffon grows to heights of 7 to 8 inches and weighs 8 to 12 pounds. They do not shed, making them perfect for individuals seeking to keep a tidy home. This breed is excellent with children, although they can be a bit bossy. The Brussels Griffon's short attention span makes it challenging to train.

This playful, sensitive and loyal breed of dog is easily trained and can be very obedient. Their high energy makes them perfect companions for individuals who enjoy outdoors. The Poodle's coat needs to be brushed occasionally as it is soft, curly and long and does not shed.

This breed is eager to please his companions, and because of this, it makes them extremely easy to train and housebreak. Manchester Terriers are patient with children, intensely devoted and loyal to their owners. This breed requires a considerable amount of exercise inside and outside the home.

This affectionate breed is very playful and active and can become depressed if enough attention isn't given to them. The Japanese Spitz is also a great child-friendly dog. To maintain its coat, the Japanese Spitz only requires occasional brushing.

This breed of terrier can be regarded as a quiet breed, only barking and yapping when necessary. The Tibetan Terrier can be an excellent watchdog because of its alertness and willingness to protect. The breed makes a devoted family pet and is great with children.

The Havanese has the temperament of an extremely playful and happy dog. They require lots of attention and are super friendly to most people. To avoid matting, the Havanese needs to be brushed occasionally and clipped short every few months. This breed is a very light shedder.

This breed of dog requires an immense amount of attention and should not be left alone for long periods of time. The Schipperke is a great outdoor dog that enjoys traveling and riding in cars as well as boats.

The Puli is a very loud breed that may sometimes bark too much. They are not very trusting of strangers and usually keep their distance until they confirm that the person does not pose a threat to them. The stubborn Puli comes with its challenges to train, but a firm training plan can assure their obedience.

The English Toy Spaniel is a heavy shedder and requires only occasional brushing to maintain its coat. Their quiet nature makes them inadequate watchdogs due to their shyness.

This breed of dog needs a great deal of exercise to burn their high amounts of energy. This kind of dog usually gets up to 13 to 16 inches in height and 13 to 20 pounds in weight. Only occasional brushing is required for the medium length, wiry coat of the Wire Fox Terrier.

The meaning of this breed's name is "the little lion,' partly due to it being extremely territorial and protective of its family. It has a fierce bark that it directs at strangers, unexpected noises, and larger dogs. However, this short dog breed can make friends very quickly.

This curious by nature dog craves attention and companionship. The Silky Terrier, is a high-energy breed that is very playful, likes to keep busy and is very loving. This kind of dog loves to bark and must be trained not to cry too much.

Also, known as ‘Min Pin,' the Miniature pinscher is a confident and fearless breed of dog with an immensely high level of energy. The Miniature pinscher is an excellent child-friendly breed that loves to chase and play. Although the Miniature pinscher can be trained, they sometimes steal and chew on items they find laying around.

This high-energy breed requires daily walks and plenty of activity to channel their energetic nature. A firm approach needs to be taken with the Lakeland terrier to train and housebreak them. This breed loves being in the company of children and makes a wonderful family pet.

This extremely popular breed is super outgoing and loyal, yet sensitive. The Pug is a quiet dog that can become anxious or jealous when seeking its owner's attention. The flat construction of the Pug's face makes it wheeze, snore, snort and sneeze. The deep wrinkles in their face also need to be cleaned regularly, and their coat requires minimum brushing.

This eager breed loves to perform tasks and makes a wonderful family pet. They are excellent with children and other pets but may become nervous around younger children. This active breed also requires daily walks but must be kept on a leash when doing so.

The Scottish terrier can be aggressive to other animals but can also be excellent watchdogs, because of their willingness to protect their family. The Scottish Terrier can grow up to 10 to 11 inches tall and can weigh 18 to 22 pounds.

The constant need for affection can make this breed a handful to their owners; Maltese dogs love cuddling and curling up in their owner's laps.With virtually no shedding of its long silky coat, the Maltese make a perfect pet for tidy owners.

This breed is active, polite and sensitive and loves running around. During winter months, these dogs require a sweater to protect them from cold weather. The size of this breed is typically 7 to 14 pounds, and it grows to heights of 13 to 15 inches.

Lancashire Heelers make excellent watchdogs because of their alertness and ability to raise the alarm. This breed grows between 10 to 12 inches and weighs between 6 to 13 pounds. Lancashire Heelers have short smooth overcoats and a weather-resistant undercoat.

This energetic breed of dog is loyal and affectionate to its owner. They require daily walks to expend their high level of energy and should always be on a leash when brought out to walk.

This indoor dog makes a great companion due to its gentle and playful nature. The Shih Tzu is a sweet-tempered dog that rarely shows signs of aggression. This breed's flat face means that it experiences snorting, sneezing and wheezing.

The high energy of the Pomeranian means that it requires plenty of play time and walks. Although this breed is easily trained, it can sometimes exhibit traits of being headstrong and territorial. This breed gets nervous around small children and may bite. Regular trips to the dentist must be planned for the Pomeranian because its teeth develop tartar.

This breed of dog is assertive, affectionate and devoted. This terrier is perfect with children and other pets and requires lots of fun things to do. The Norwich Terrier isn't the type of breed to be left alone for long hours, or else it becomes restless, annoyed and upset.

With a double coat consisting of a silky outercoat and a soft undercoat, the English Cocker Spaniel requires 10 to 15 minutes brushing sessions two to three times a week to maintain its grooming standards.

An energetic breed that is calm, devoted and sensitive, the Mexican hairless loves toys, games and walks. The Mexican hairless is a rapid learner, making it extremely easy to train. This breed requires a sweater during colder weather, and no brushing is necessary since it is hairless.

This breed is sometimes used as a service dog for people with disabilities because they can recognize sounds and devices and are easily trainable. The toy fox terrier likes daily walks and dislikes cold weather. This breed is also an efficient hunter and will keep critters away from the house or yard.

This is an extremely heavy-shedding dog which has a long, straight outer coat and a soft, thick undercoat. The Pekingese can be a jealous breed of dog and is possessive of its owner. This breed enjoys lounging on the couch and is better suited to play with older children.

Sweet and gentle is the nature of the Coton de Tulear; it enjoys snuggling and usually becomes very attached to its owner. This breed of dog is inquisitive and is an attentive listener, making it easy to train.

The Bolognese is extremely loyal and affectionate. Bolognese dogs do not require much exercise but should be walked every day to keep them happy and active. This easygoing breed is a light shedder and has a pure white, long wooly coat.

This attention-seeking breed is vigilant, affectionate and a super friendly dog. The Swedish Vallhund can grow between 11 and 14 inches tall and can weigh 23 to 35 pounds. This breed excels at herding, fetching and makes a wonderful outdoor pet.

The Cesky Terrier can grow to weights of 16 to 22 pounds and heights of 10 to 13 inches. This terrier is an excellent companion for anyone who does not dos that shed. This breed enjoys playing fetch and running outside.

This bred is not a good recommendation for children because of its small structure and delicate nature. The Phalene can grow 8 to 11 inches and weigh 8 to 10 pounds. The heavy shedding of the silky, flowing multicolored coat of the Phalene is not suited for owners who desire tidy fur-free homes.

Massive shedding is commonplace with this breed because it has a double coat; the Shiba Inu is not a good pick if a pet owner is concerned about fur in the home. This kind of dog can grow between 13 to 16 inches tall and weigh 17 to 30 pounds. The Shiba Inu has a high-energy level and can walk for hours.

Owners require loads of patience to train the Jack Russel Terrier but will be rewarded with an outstandingly obedient dog once it is taught. This terrier makes an excellent watchdog because he is very protective of his owner and family.

Owners must be careful with this breed as they are sensitive to high heat and tend to overheat. The French Bulldog is a sweet and playful companion that enjoys snuggling and sitting in its owner's lap. This breed is an indoor dog and should not be left outdoors.

Also, known as the Welshie, this breed is playful, loving and full of energy. The Welsh terrier makes the perfect pet for families with children because of its enthusiasm and energy. This kind possesses a strong desire to chase animals, and for that reason, it should be kept on a leash.

Their high energy and relentless bark make Dachshunds the perfect watchdogs. This breed requires daily walks and outdoor activity but should not be left unleashed outdoors because they love to chase small animals. The Dachshund is better with older children and can become possessive of toys and people.

This dog has a long thick coat of silky straight fur that comes in white, red or black. They can grow between 8 to 11 inches and weigh 4 to 7 pounds. The Japanese Chin is an indoor dog and should not be left outdoors due to its sensitivity to heat and humidity. This breed of dog is loyal, sensitive and calm and becomes attached to its owner.

About Zoo

Our goal at is to keep you entertained in this crazy life we all live.

We want you to look inward and explore new and interesting things about yourself. We want you to look outward and marvel at the world around you. We want you to laugh at past memories that helped shape the person you’ve become. We want to dream with you about all your future holds. Our hope is our quizzes and articles inspire you to do just that.

Life is a zoo! Embrace it on

Explore More Quizzes