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Miniature Pinscher Breed Standard & info

Miniature Pinscher   Description The Miniature Pinscher is a small, compact, square dog. The head is in proportion to the body. The skull appears flat, tapering forward toward the muzzle. The muzzle is strong and in proportion to the head. The teeth should meet in a scissor bite. The topline is level or slightly sloping […]

Maltese Breed Standard & info

Maltese Description The Maltese is a small, hardy dog with silky hair. The body is compact, fine-boned, but sturdy and slightly longer than it is tall with a level topline. The chest is deep. The skull is slightly rounded on the top with a moderate stop. The medium length muzzle tapers, but not to a […]

Japanese Chin Breed Standard & info

Japanese Chin   Description The Japanese Chin is also called the Chin or Japanese Spaniel. It is a little spaniel whose only bred purpose is to serve man as a companion. The Chin has a large, broad head, large wide-set eyes, and a short, broad muzzle. The ears are small, V-shaped, set wide apart and […]

Italian Greyhound Breed Standard & info

Italian Greyhound   Description The Italian Greyhound is a slender, fine-boned little dog. The head is long and narrow, almost flat on the top with a muzzle that tapers to a point. It has a slight stop. The nose is black or brown, depending on the color of the dog’s coat. The teeth meet in […]

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Havanese Breed Standard & info

Havanese   Description If never primped, clipped or altered in any way, the Havanese gives a rugged impression in a little dog. The legs are strong and allow for free and easy movement. The dark eyes and long tail are covered with long, silky hair. The profuse coat varies from wavy to curly to corded. […]

Griffon (Brussels) Breed Standard & info

Griffon (Brussels)   Description The Griffon is a sturdy toy dog that is often thought to look like an Ewok from the Star Wars movie. The large head is round with a domed forehead and a deep stop. The muzzle is very short, appearing to be pushed back. The black nose is very short. The […]

English Toy Spaniel Breed Standard & info

English Toy Spaniel   Description The English Toy Spaniel is a small, square-shaped spaniel. The round head is large in proportion to the dog. The muzzle is very short, with a pushed back nose and extra skin under the eyes. The stop is deep and well-defined. The black nose is large with wide nostrils. The […]

Coton de Tulear Breed Standard & info

Coton de Tulear   Description “Coton” is the French word for cotton. Like the name suggests, the most conspicuous feature of the Coton de Tulear is its coat, which is cottony or fluffy rather than silky. It has a long topcoat. The fluffy hair covers the thin, lightly-muscled forelegs. Colors come in white and black, […]

Chinese Crested Breed Standard & info

Chinese Crested   Description There are two distinct varieties of the Chinese Crested Dog, the “hairless” and the “powderpuff.” The hairless variety is just that: hairless, except for its feet, head and tail. The “powderpuff” has a long, soft coat. Some breeders to this day “bucket,” as they call it, the powderpuffs when they are […]

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Breed Standard & info

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel   Description The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a well-proportioned little dog. The head is slightly rounded, the muzzle full, tapering a little with a shallow stop. The nose is black. The teeth meet in a scissors bite. The dark brown eyes are round and set well apart with dark eye […]