What are the cutest dog breeds in the world?

Whether that these cute dogs stay small or grow bigger, they are always irresistible. Just take a look at the pretty dogs and cute puppies below, you can’t handle their adorable appearance and lovable personality. Plus, we include the details about each dog breed so you can have more information to decide which ones to become your best house dogs.

Siberian Husky

Cutest Dog Breeds

Temperament: outgoing, alert, gentle, sensitive, affectionate, friendly (especially safe for your kid), intelligent

Easy for novice owners: Not really

Life span: 12-14 years

Weight: male dogs usually weigh 45–60 pounds (20–27kg) while female dogs weigh 35–50 pounds (16–23kg).

Height: from 21–24 inches or 53–61cm (male), from 18–20 inches or 46–51cm (female)

Among the working dogs, Husky – especially Siberian Husky, are one of the most beautiful dog breeds that walk on Earth. And don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying other huskies are beautiful too, but Siberian huskies have the most appealing blue (or multi-colored) eyes and striking facial masks which are originated in Siberia.

However, if you’re a first-time owner of a husky, they might seem a little harder to train than other types of dog since huskies are generally highly sensitive and independent thinking. But once you build the relationship with them, husky can be very strong bonding.

Bernese Mountain Dog

Cutest Dog Breeds

Temperament: loyal, faithful, kid friendly, intelligent, affectionate

Easy for novice owners: Not really

Life span: 6-8 years

Weight: from 86-110 pounds or 39–50kg (male) and from 80-106 pounds or 36–48kg (female)

Height: from 25-28 inches or 64–70cm (male) and from 23-26 inches or 58–66cm (female)

If a beast can be adorable, it can only be a Bernese Mountain dog. A Berner is very sweet but similar to huskies, they’re quite hard to train for first-time owner. Plus, originating from a cold weather country (Switzerland), Berner dogs can live under cold weather very well but they can’t handle the hotness.

Plus, although the tempt of living with this dog is irresistible, you must consider carefully before taking a Berner home if you’re living in an apartment. Not only it has a big sized body but also Berne dogs need to exercise in a large space a lot. Working dogs like this type of dog needs a lot of space to explore.


Cutest Dog Breeds

Temperament: alert, energetic, friendly, hardy, happy, intelligent

Easy for novice owners: Very easy

Life span: 13-15 years

Weight:  from 7.9-9.9 pounds or 3.6 – 4.5kg (male) and from 7-9 pounds or 3.2 – 4.1 kg (female)

Height: from 8-11 inches (20-28cm)

SO FLUFFY! And look at those lovely upright ears which give them the name “butterfly” (Papillon). The energetic and sparkling personality of a Papillon makes it a favorite dog breed for many people. More especially, Papillon is also one of the best house dogs because its small size and Papillon still stays small when it grows up. Like other small dog breeds, Papillon adapts well to apartment living and they take training lessons better.

Despite of its small appearance, Papillon are great watchdog.

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Cutest Dog Breeds

Temperament: loving, playful, energetic, intelligent, sensitive, friendly

Easy for novice owners: Not really

Life span: 13-15 years

Weight: 20-30 pounds or 9-14kg

Height: from 10-15 inches or 25-38cm

Pomsky or known as Pomeranian Husky is a crossed breed dog and it inherits lot personalities from its parent – which are Siberian Husky and Pomeranian. Pomskies are very intelligent so they respond well to reward based training methods. However, with the Pomeranian’s stubbornness running in his blood, when training a Pomsky, you’ll need to show a calm and assertive leadership.

Shiba Inu

Cutest Dog Breeds

Temperament: strong-willed, charming, alert, faithful, confident, keen, fearless

Easy for novice owners: Yes

Life span: 12-15 years

Weight: male dogs usually weigh 18-24 pounds (8-11kg) while female dogs weigh 15-20 pounds (7-9kg).

Height: from 14-17 inches or 35-43cm (male), from 13-16 inches or 33-41cm (female)

Shiba Inu is one of the most famous and intelligent Asian dog breeds and they are from Japan. Shiba is known for his spirited personality, beautiful small upright ears, and a cat-like agility. This type of Japanese dog breed is very adaptive yet not very easy to train because of his dignity as well as high independence.

Akita Inu

akita inu

Temperament: assertive, alert, docile, friendly, responsive, courageous, dignified

Easy for novice owners: Not really

Life span: 10-15 years

Weight: male dogs usually weigh 45–60 pounds (45-59kg) while female dogs weigh 35–50 pounds (32-45kg).

Height: from 21–24 inches or 53–61cm (male), from 18–20 inches or 46–51cm (female)

Akita Inu is one of the famous and beautiful Japanese dog breeds and also among the oldest dog breeds in Japan. There’s no question about his sensitiveness and intelligence but Akita Inu also has a dominant and complex personality that makes them very challenging to raise or train. Plus, they are very friendly with other dogs and sometimes hard to read. They can be wonderful friend (also safe for kid) with proper raising and socializing methods.



Temperament: lively, playful, alert, incredibly friendly, stubborn, sociable

Easy for novice owners: Not really

Life span: 12-13 years

Weight: male dogs usually weigh 45–71 pounds (20–32kg) while female dogs weigh 37–55 pounds (17-25kg).

Height: from 21–23 inches or 53–60cm (male), from 11–21 inches or 48-53cm (female)

This fluffy ball is super friendly and affectionate with family so it’s among the best house dogs for you. They are the cutest dogs ever and they have cute puppies too. How can you resist the “Sammy smile” that is always on its face? If you want to have a Samoyed in your house, make sure that he can have a spacious environment to exercise. Plus, Samoyed can live well under cold weather, but not the hot one. They’re weak towards heat.

Bichon Frise

Bichon Frise

Temperament: playful, feisty, gentle, cheerful, affectionate, sensitive

Easy for novice owners: Yes

Life span: 12-15 years

Weight: from 6.6-11 pounds or 3-5kg

Height: from 9-12 inches or 23-30cm (male), from 9-11 inches or 23-28cm (female)

Bichon Frise is a cheerful small dog breed who doesn’t shed their furs like other dog breeds, so they are recommended for people with allergies. They’re always happy around you and need much affection from its owner so don’t leave them alone for a longtime because they can easily become separation anxious.

Bichon is very suitable for apartment living but they are very energetic and need to exercise daily too.

Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu

Temperament: lively, affectionate, children friendly, outgoing, playful, alert, gentle, loyal

Easy for novice owners: very easy

Life span: 10-16 years

Weight: from 8.8-15.8 pounds or 4-7.2kg

Height: from 8-11 inches or 20-28cm

Shih Tzu means a “little lion” but they are very lovely. When they are grown up, their fur will grow longer, in all direction. That’s what makes them beautiful too – like a flower of long fur. These small dogs love following you and playing with children but due to its small size, you have to keep an eye on them to avoid unwanted injury for them while overplaying.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Cavalier King

Temperament: playful, sensitive, adaptable, fearless, patient, affectionate, sociable

Easy for novice owners: very easy

Life span: 9-14 years

Weight: from 13-18 pounds (5.9-8.2kg)

Height: from 12-13 inches or 30-33cm

Cavalier is a great companion and sporty dog breed. Its gorgeous appearance as one of the most beautiful small dog breeds in the world, especially the ears, large dark round eyes, beautiful fur and wagging tail, will make them fall in love. They’re also the best house dogs and can take training lessons very easily. Just take note that Cavalier can easily get fat so don’t spoil them with too much food.

Which one is your favorite?

It was very hard for me to finish this list because I couldn’t stop myself from searching for their wallpapers and save them into my computer. Too cute! I even had to put my hand on my chest and nonstop silently screamed “OH MY GAAAD!” in my head.

However, I think you have your #1 in your heart, so which cute creatures above do you want to have?

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