7 Teacup Dog Breeds That Are Tiny and Adorable

1. Teacup Pomeranian

A Pomeranian's lively, cheerful face alone makes them incredibly adorable. Beneath that dapper façade is a bold, self-assured dog. A pom has occasionally been known to harass a larger dog. They can frequently chase away a challenger for your attention with just their bark.

2. Teacup Maltese

It's hard not to swoon over this adorable little angel. Maltese dogs of average size often weigh 7 pounds and stand 7 to 8 inches tall. The gumdrop snout and stunningly large black eyes will put you in a puppy trance from which you'll never want to awaken.

3. Teacup poodle

There are three sizes of poodles according to the AKC: toy, miniature, and standard. Since the toy size is already pocket-sized at 4 to 6 pounds and less than 10 inches tall, it is most likely the parent breed of a teacup.

4. Teacup Yorkie

The parents of this teacup variety are Yorkshire terriers. Yorkies are truly terriers at heart independent, courageous, tenacious, and brave even though the AKC classifies them as a toy breed rather than a terrier.

5. Teacup Shih tzu

Shih tzus are small dogs that weigh between 9 and 16 pounds and stand slightly under 11 inches tall. The Mandarin term for these dogs means "little lion," which is a misnomer. Even smaller are teacup shih tzus.

6. Teacup pug

Just look at how adorable pugs can be! The furrows, enticing. Adorable snorts and snoring. Their cherubic tummy, chubby. The typical pug weighs 14 to 18 pounds and is slightly over a foot tall, making it a sturdy toy breed.

7. Teacup Chihuahua

The sultry and impertinent nature of Chihuahuas is well-known. Yes, they can be grumpy and irritable, but damn, they are adorable, have the cutest faces and eyes, and fun long or short coats.