A dog with distinctive markings like fluffy fur or spots? Whatever your preference, there is no doubt that what makes a pet beautiful is in the eye of the beholder. While it’s nearly impossible to highlight some of the cutest breeds, we’ve rounded up 20 of The Cutest Dog Breeds for you to know.
We bet you can even guess what some of the species on the list are! But we’ve also included some you’ve never heard of before! But one thing’s for sure: every single puppy we introduce makes you want to hug them and shower them with unconditional love.
Check out our list of the 20 of the cutest dog breeds below and let us know which one is your favorite…that is if you can pick one! These dogs represent maximum beauty, so be prepared to say “Oh” and “Yes.”
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20 The Cutest Dog Breeds
Snoopy may be the world’s most popular beagle, but the three-dimensional ones are just as adorable. Affectionate hounds love to follow their noses, occasionally getting into trouble.
2. American Staffordshire Terrier
Am Staffs are one of the breeds known as pit bulls, but don’t let the stereotypes fool you. These good-natured and intelligent puppies love to be part of a family.
3. Australian Shepherd
Beauty and brains, the Aussies have got it all. These clever pups want something to do, so people-pleasers are quick to pick up new tricks.
4. Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Trust the Queen of England to have excellent taste in dogs. Elizabeth II’s love for corgis was unparalleled – she owned over 30 of them during her lifetime!
5. Siberian Husky
The only thing better than an adorable husky is an entire sled team. Be prepared for their high energy.
Try to prevent that wrinkled face and smooshed-up muzzle! A curly tail seals the deal when it comes to cuteness.
7. Border Collie
This medium-sized herding dog is not only cute but also exudes sophisticated air. Apropos a species from across the pond!
8. Shih Tzu
If those big, lovely eyes and floppy ears don’t do it for you, the attitude will. This breed is known for showering its humans with affection and devotion.
Good thing chow-chows are cute: they’re very stubborn and difficult to train.
This cross-breed puppy is the result of breeding a Miniature Poodle with a Maltese. They are alive, energetic, and simply adorable.
11. Cairn Terrier
If you’ve ever seen the Wizard of Oz, you know these little girls are the sweetest sidekicks around. An abandoned Cairn Terrier named Terry became one of the biggest canine movie stars in history.
12. Labrador Retriever
It is impossible to get tired of those beautiful faces. Labs have been the number one dog breed in America for 25 years in a row!
Whether they’re at fire stations or in Disney movies, Dalmatians’ signature coats win hearts wherever they go. In children, scars appear only at a later age; The litter starts completely white.
14. Bernese Mountain Dog
Think giant friendly mutts and you have Bernese Mountain Dogs to a T. Originally bred by Swiss farmers as benevolent helpers, they are very strong.
15. English Setter
Called the “gentleman of the dog world”, the English setter is known for both style and strength. Do not describe their coat as spotted. The spotted pattern is known as “Belton”.
Smooth, wire-haired, or long-haired, there is a type of dachshund for everyone. They even come in two different sizes: standard and miniature.
17. French Bulldog
It’s no surprise that townspeople see French people on almost every block. Low-energy, big-eared puppies are probably the cutest housemates you can have. They also never leave dishes in the sink.
18. Yorkshire Terrier
Yorkies started out working in Victorian factories, but their gorgeous (and hypoallergenic!) coat soon earned them a reputation in elite circles as adorable companions.
19. Golden Retriever
They are one of the most popular dogs in the country for a reason. Goldies look photo-ready no matter what.
20. Great Dane
The gentle giants of the dog world love to stay close to their owners but are not to be confused with lap dogs. At nearly 3 meters tall, the Danes literally take “cute” to the next level.