Some Miniature Dog Breeds We See Here at Ruffit

Some Miniature Dog Breeds We See Here at Ruffit

April 10, 2018

Here at Ruffit Dog Carriers, our carriers are for small breeds only (up to 25 pounds and 18 inches long) and we have a list of a few miniature breeds we see here! Tiny bunches of cuteness!


Pomeranians are affectionate and compact. They are very sociable and playful so playtime is a frequent must! Their sizes can range from 3 to 7 pounds, sometimes larger!


Poodles come in three sizes: toy, miniature, and standard. Poodles are extremely intelligent and one of the most trainable dog breeds. The smallest size can measure between 4 to 6 pounds!


These pups also come in different sizes: miniature and standard. Dachshunds are short-legged, long-bodied, devoted, and love to chase anything as they are the “Badger Dog”. They can weigh less than 11 pounds up to 33 pounds!!


Shih Tzu means little lion but they aren’t very ferocious. This breed is one of the most popular companion breeds in the United States. They can range from 8 to 16 pounds!



This breed is fearless and noble. They even had ancient Greek temples built in their honor! Their size can be from 5 to 10 pounds.


Papillons get their French name because of their butterfly-like ears. They are very active and are great competitors in agility and obedience. They can weigh up to 10 pounds!


Chihuahuas are you stereotypical lap dog. But this breed can be somewhat temperamental and difficult to train due to their sassy nature. These pups can be as small as 3 pounds!

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

This breed was born to be a companion pup! Very affectionate, sociable, patient and popular.  They also love being active so don’t forget to take them for a walk. They can weight up to 18 pounds.

Brussels Griffon

Brussels are alert, loyal, and interestingly cute! They are named for their city of origin: Brussels, Belgium. Their sizes can vary from 7 to 12 pounds.

Yorkshire Terrier

This breed is independent and spunky. Yorkies are sometimes unaware of their small size. They're very determined and always very pretty. Their size maximum is ideal 7 pounds but have been known to grow up to 15 pounds.


The Pekingese are total couch potatoes! Pekingese pups are stubborn, opinionated, and lazy but very cuddly and good companions. They can weigh up to 14 pounds.


This breed is the national dog for Cuba! Havanese are gentle, playful, and intelligent. They have a very soft double coat. Their size can range from 7 to 14 pounds!

Don’t forget that these are not all the breeds we see in our Ruffit Dog Carriers! And that all breeds, within the breed, are different in sizing. Please make sure to accurately measure your dog to our sizing chart available under our FAQS page on our website. We also have how to videos to help!!

Have a paw-some day! 🐾