Toy Dog Group
Of the dogs that make up the toy group there are 21 individuals. There will always be a demand for toy sized dogs for those who want a dog but live in an apartments or condo. Toy dogs provide a great alert system to noises and strangers, but due to their small size don’t pose too much of a threat to a burglar. Even with good pedigrees toy dogs have a higher risk of developing illnesses. With toy dogs, their ability to hold their bladders goes out the window. Everything is toy sized. Including vital internal organs. Potty pads are a necessity if you are going to be out of the house for more than a few hours.
When most people hear the word “toy” when talking about dogs, the pooch that comes to mind is the Toy Poodle. The Toy Poodle was one of the first of a handful of dogs that were bred down to their smaller statures. Nobles and royalty would prefer the smaller toy sized dogs like the Japanese Chin, Chihuahua, and Pekingese.