These Are The 7 Small Dogs That Don t Shed

Bichon Frise

Outgoing and playful, the adorable Bichon Frise looks and feels like a soft, fluffy cloud. In France, they were first bred as companions where the small white dogs enjoyed an easy life as pets to the wealthy

Miniature Schnauzer

The Miniature Schnauzer is the smallest of three related Schnauzer breeds, including the Standard Schnauzer and Giant Schnauzer. All share similar backgrounds as farm dogs and rat hunters

Poodle (Miniature and Toy)

Poodles come in three sizes: standard, miniature, and toy. The Standard Poodle was developed in Germany as a water retriever, while the miniature and toy types were companion dogs.


One of the oldest dog breeds, the silky-coated Maltese has Mediterranean origins dating back over 2,000 years to Malta. Maltese are loving and people-oriented, making them ideal lap dogs.

Shih Tzu

The sweet Shih Tzu originated in China centuries ago where this was a cherished lapdog of Chinese nobility. Adorable and charismatic, the Shih Tzu loves to play and gets along great with people.

Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terriers were formerly employed as ratters, but now they warm laps and entertain their families. Yorkies are active but little, so one or two daily walks

Bedlington Terrier

The Bedlington Terriers look and feel like lovely lambs. Do not presume Bedlingtons are timid or pampered based on their looks.