Top 10 Cutest Dog Breeds In The World

Dogs have been described as loyal companions to humans. But did you know that owning a dog can help prolong the human lifespan!

Yes, you hear me right. According to scientist research that, dog owners are likely to live longer than those who are not having dogs. Besides that, dog owners will have a 24% low-risk of death. For people with heart problems, living with a dog will reduce the risk of heart failure.

Here is the list of top 10 cutest dog breeds that melt your heart and brighten your lives.

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

10. Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Pembroke Welsh Corgi originated from Pembrokeshire. These breeds are known as herding groups that having natural instincts to control or moving livestock. Corgi has the cutest butt, when it's walking around definitely will put a smile on your face.

You will be surprised that, Queen Elizabeth II has owned more than 30 Corgis since 1945. Corgis characteristics, intelligence, highly trainable that make the queen love to have them.

Here are the 7 facts about Corgis.

Origin: Pembrokeshire

Temperament: Affectionate, Smart, Alert

Height: 10-12 inches

Weight: up to 30 pounds

Life Expectancy: 12-13 years


9. Pomeranian

Pomeranian originated from Germany. It's the same as corgi that was originally from the herding dogs group in the old time. Due to their nature inquisitive, bold, and lively characteristics. Pomeranian required training and outdoor activities to keep their energy level.

Pomeranian also a loyal companion for families with children and it can live up to 16 years.

Origin: Germany

Temperament: Inquisitive, Bold, Lively

Height: 6-7 inches

Weight: 3-7 pounds

Life Expectancy: 12-16 years

Yorkshire Terrier

8. Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier or ‘Yorkie’(nickname) is another tiny breed that is well-known for its longevity. Yorkie originated from England and they love cuddling, which makes them comfortable laying on your lap.

Yorkie’s feisty, brave, and bossy attitude makes them a true terrier. Commonly Yorkie can live up to 15 years of life expectancy.

Origin: England

Temperament: Affectionate, Sprightly, Tomboyish

Height: 7-8 inches

Weight: 7 pounds

Life Expectancy: 11-15 years


7. Beagle

Beagle was developed in England around the 1830s. Beagle is a small dog breed but they excellent in hunting. In the old-time, these breeds were used by the hunter to track and chase prey. They were also friendly, curious that suitable pets for the family.

According to Guinness World Record, a Beagle dog named Butch in the United States lived an amazing 27 years. The second oldest dog in the world.

Origin: England

Temperament: Friendly, Curious, Merry

Height: 13-15 inches

Weight: under 20 pounds

Life Expectancy: 10-15 years


6. Dachshund

Dachshund has an outstanding body shape which known as “sausage dog”. These breeds originated from Germany which used to track prey and have a strong scent to follow a trail in the old time. 

Dachshunds are curious, independent, friendly, and loyal companion. It’s also set a record in Guinness World Record which know to have lived for 21 years.

Origin: Germany

Temperament: Friendly, Curious, Spunky

Height: 5-6 inches (miniature)

Weight: 16-32 pounds

Life Expectancy: 12-16 years

Shiba Inu

5. Shiba Inu

Shiba Inu is the most popular dog breed originated from Japan. They were originally used as hunting dogs in the old time. Shiba Inu has a good nature of alert, active, attentive and also its cute cat looks like a face. Shiba Inu are not easy to train due to their independent behavior describe as stubborn.  

Origin: Japan

Temperament: Alert, Active, Attentive

Height: 14.5-16.5 inches

Weight: 23 pounds

Life Expectancy: 13-16 years


4. Basenji

Basenjis are one of the smallest dog breeds in the hound group. These breeds were developed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Basenjis are always alert to the surrounding. When they do, their both ears will straight up and squish tight forehead wrinkles. If you are allergic to hair, that good news for you that Basenji doesn’t shed much. But it required to grooming weekly.

Origin: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Temperament: Independent, Smart, Poised

Height: 17 inches

Weight: 24 pounds

Life Expectancy: 13-14 years

Shih Tzu

3. Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu originated from China. It also is known as "lion dogs" which translated from its name Shih Tzu. They are hypoallergenic dog breeds which low shedding but need to regular brushing. Shih Tzu has an average life expectancy of 10 -18 years. They are playful, outgoing, required plenty of outdoor exercises. It is also suitable as small dog breeds for family.

Origin: China

Temperament: Affectionate, Playful, Outgoing

Height: 9-10.5 inches

Weight: 9-16 pounds

Life Expectancy: 10-18 years

Bichon Frise

2. Bichon Frise

This fluffy, white blossom hair around its body are the cutest small dog breed Bichon Frise originated from France. They are small in size but barks a lot and playful. These breeds required daily exercise due to Bichons are curious, peppy, and active. They don’t shed much but need regular brushing to prevent their coat stick on mats. 

Origin: France

Temperament: Playful, Curious, Peppy

Height: 9.5-11.5 inches

Weight: 12-18 pounds

Life Expectancy: 14-15 years


1. Papillon

Papillon have an outstanding large butterfly-like look ear and originated from France. It categorized as a small dog breed toy group. They are short in size, but they are not short of personality. Their friendly, alert, and happy go lucky nature makes them perfect for family pets.

Origin: France

Temperament: Friendly, Alert, Happy

Height: 8-11 inches

Weight: 5-10 pounds

Life Expectancy: 14-16 years


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