10 Teacup Dog Breeds for Tiny Canine Lovers

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Teacup Chihuahua

The smallest dog breed overall, Chihuahuas come in teacup varieties, but be mindful of potential health issues like fragile bones, tracheal collapse, and hydrocephalus.

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Teacup Yorkshire Terrier

Affectionate and lively, Yorkies can be found in teacup sizes, but watch out for hypoglycemia and dental problems.

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Teacup Maltese

With their silky coats and playful personalities, Maltese can be teacup-sized, but their delicate bones require extra caution.

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Teacup Pomeranian

Spunky and fluffy, Pomeranian teacups exist, but be aware of potential breathing difficulties and luxating patellas.

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Teacup Poodle

Poodles naturally come in various sizes, including teacup, but ethical breeding practices for toy and teacup versions are crucial.

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Teacup Beagle

Beagles' lively nature translates to teacup size, but their floppy ears require extra cleaning and their hunting instincts remain strong.

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Teacup Shih Tzu

These long-haired charmers can be teacup-sized, but their flat faces pose breathing risks and require special grooming.

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Teacup Bichon Frise

Bichon Frises can be miniaturized to teacup size, but their fluffy coats demand consistent brushing to prevent matting.

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Teacup Pug

Pugs can be teacup-sized, but their brachycephalic (flat-faced) structure increases breathing difficulties and heatstroke risk.

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Teacup Papillon

These petite butterfly dogs can be teacup-sized, but their delicate bones and potential eye problems require extra care.

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