Lap Dog Breeds

List of Dog Breed Profiles

The Lapdog is not a specific breed, but is a general term for a type of dog of small size and friendly disposition. Lapdogs historically were kept in many societies around the world by individuals with leisure time, as docile companion animals with no working function. Genetic analysis reveals that lapdogs are among the earliest specific types of dogs to live with people. Today, most lapdog breeds fall into the Toy breed group.

Bichon FriseCavalier King Charles SpanielChihuahuaDachshund MiniatureIbizan HoundMalteseMiniature SchnauzerPekingesePomeranianPugShih TzuYorkshire Terrier