Breed Info


Loyal & Curious

  • Confident and loyal
  • Attention seeking
  • Smart
  • Easy to train
  • Vocal (can be too yappy without early training)
  • Not ideal for families with young children


Small & Silky


  • Small falt skulls
  • V-shaped ears
  • Medium sized, sparkly eyes

Coat Type and Color:

  • Straight and glossy
  • Silky texture
  • No undercoat
  • Low shedding
  • Black with brown fur on ears, muzzle and paws


  • 3-7lbs
  • 8-9 inches tall


Medium Activity

We Recommend:

  • 30 minutes of daily activity
  • 6 miles of walking per week
  • Mental and physical stimulation to keep them healthy
  • Originated in England
  • Bred for hunting rodents
  • Recognized by American Kennel Club in 1885
  • Popular for showmanship and affectionate personalities


  • Coat can become easily matted
  • Daily brushing required
  • Clip coat for a lower maintenance look
  • Trim nails twice per month
  • Prone to dental problems- brush teeth daily


  • Intelligent and easy to train
  • Early socialization training is recommended
  • Keep them mentally stimulated to prevent unwanted behaviors