1 Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Their fluffy butts! Their sweet smiles! That sploot! It’s no wonder this dog breed tops our list.
2 Golden Retriever
From their floppy ears to their fluffy tails, Goldens’ adorable appearance has helped make them some of the most popular pups in the U.S.
If you’re a sucker for pugs’ expressive wrinkles, large eyes and curly tails, well, we’re right there with you. How can you resist that smooshy face?
4 Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
These happy-go-lucky pups are known for their silky ears and warm brown eyes, making them an extra-adorable cuddle buddy.
5 Yorkshire Terrier
You can crop your Yorkie’s coat short, or let it grow into long, flowing locks. Either way, you'll have a dog dog who’s as drop-dead fabulous as they are adorable.
Looking for an extra floofy pup to cuddle? Look no further than the Husky, whose extra-thick coat was built to stand up to cold winters. And did we mention that some of them have striking blue eyes?
Perky ear alert! Frenchies are devoted, smooshy-faced dogs who make especially cute puppies.
These “low riders” of the dog world have short legs, floppy ears, and a long torso that’s earned them the nickname “hot dogs.” (You know, like the food.)
With their high-set ears and fluffy red-orange “mane,” Poms look like tiny lions. They’re among the smallest of the small dog breeds, averaging around 6 to 7 inches tall!
If you have a thing for floppy ears, Beagles are your dream dogs. Long and low-hanging, you’ll love watching those ears bounce in the air when these energetic dogs run!
This breed is one of the country’s most popular, and with their expressive eyes, soft and folded ears and penchant for adventure, it’s easy to understand why!
Poodles’ curly coats can be groomed and shaped into a number of adorable styles, including ponytails atop the head, a “mane” cut around the neck, and the classic “poodle cut” with tufts of hair around the ankles.
Aussies can have striking blue eyes and a fluffy coat that’s perfect for cuddling. Plus, these herding dogs have puppy-like energy well into adulthood.
14Bernese Mountain Dog
As extra-large dog breeds go, Bernese Mountain Dogs are among the cutest. Just look at those soulful eyes and thick fluffy coat!
This Japanese dog breed looks like a cross between a fox and a teddy bear, and often has a hilariously quirky attitude to match.
A long, flowing coat, often sporting a ponytail on top, along with a cuddly personality? There’s no cuter four-legged best friend around.
Also known as Shelties, these pups pair a playful and affectionate personality with a long, feathery coat, intelligent eyes and sweetly folded-over ears—what’s not to love?
18 Border Collie
Talk about brains and beauty: The Border Collie has a reputation as one of the smartest dog breeds, in addition to lovable features like perky ears and bright, expressive eyes.
You know the Cairn Terrier as the charming breed of the dog who played Toto in “The Wizard of Oz.” With small, upright ears and a lovably raggedy coat, these pups are born stars.
Imagine a dog in cloud form. Now imagine that dog is happy to see you. You’re probably picturing the Samoyed, known as the “smiling sled dog” who's guaranteed to brighten your day.
Beneath the flowing locks and warm, friendly eyes of a Cocker Spaniel is an adventurer’s spirit who’s always ready for playtime—no wonder they’re popular family pets.
Few dogs’ appearances are quite as distinctive as the Chow Chow, with their fluffy coats that form a regal (and, we might add, endearing) lion’s mane around the face.
Fluffy? Check. Small? Check. Loyal to a fault? Double check. These little white powder puffs are practically guaranteed to bring a smile to your face.
Another breed known for its silky locks, the Havanese is as friendly as they are adorable, making them great family dogs.
If we’re measuring cuteness by the pound, the Maltese has the highest ratio in the game. These extra-small dogs’ charms won over rulers of empires as far back as ancient Greece and Rome. Who are we to disagree?
Cute Dog Names
You need an extra-cute name for your extra-cute dog, of course! Try these ones on for size:
Cute Girl Dog Names
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Cute Boy Dog Names
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