It is every dog lover’s dream to finally own one’s own puppy. They are little balls of joy and could be a great company to you for years to come. However, it should also be noted that little puppies are just like babies and if you are serious about keeping a puppy, you should also be prepared to go that extra mile in taking care of them. If the puppies are too young, they may even wake you up at night.
You will have to start right from potty training to teaching them how to settle down. You should also be mindful about their diet and daily exercises and be able to comply with their changing need for nutrition during the entire growth process. There are a number of breeds you could choose from. Given below is a list of the 10 of the world’s cutest puppies:
Dalmatian, the sleek and spotted one, is one of the most playful family dogs. They can adapt very well to all sorts of living areas and can tolerate hot as well as cold weather conditions. These puppies are very cute, friendly and affectionate around their owners. Dalmatians are also very kid friendly and do not throw tantrums when you have a stranger or another dog in the house. Dalmatians are also very easy to groom and shed very little. The puppies are highly intelligent and easy to train. However, they also have a tendency to go wandering away. They have a high energy level. You should, therefore, keep them only if you can allow them high energy activities throughout the day.
Dachshunds come in three varieties – the smooth, the wire haired and the long haired. These puppies are incredibly cute and friendly. They also do not grow to a very big size and are therefore perfect for little kids. Dachshunds are also one of the most widely adopted dogs since the 1950s. The puppies have long floppy ears and short legs, which make them look even cuter. Despite that, these dogs are very brave as well as intelligent, making them difficult to be trained. They have a high tendency to bark and have a loud, deep bark. These are stubborn and independent dogs and the moment you let them loose, they might be off to hunting badgers.
These puppies are mainly adjustable to cold weather conditions and can accompany you during hiking and trekking. Samoyeds are very gentle, friendly and stay devoted to their families. The little puppies look akin to little balls of white fur and have upturned mouth corners, making them look very good natured. These dogs are very dignified and often choose a favorite person in the family. However, they are generally good natured and affectionate towards all.
These dogs also have very thick fur which needs to be combed frequently to keep them from matting. Therefore, during the springtime, there can be heavy shedding throughout the house.
Golden Retrievers are excellent family pets. They are highly intelligent, cute and look very royal. They also have a very tolerant attitude and easy to train. They are natural athletes and do very well in high agility exercises. Golden retrievers prefer the company of humans at all times and do not like being left alone. Although they are very large and boisterous, they are very trustworthy and can be left alone with the kids. Since they love eating a lot, they can also easily get overweight. Therefore, you should make it a point that they receive atleast 40 – 60 minutes of intense training every day.
Pomeranians have a rich double coat and are very luxurious looking dogs. They are also very easy to groom. Regular brushing is enough to keep their coat in the right shape. These dogs have a high tendency to bark and serve as excellent watchdogs. Therefore, they can make excellent pets, especially for the elderly. These are small and agile dogs and therefore not recommended for families with a lot of kids. As an owner, Pomeranians may want to take you over and may even become snappish. They have a high energy level and love accompanying you for walks.
Pomeranians have a personality of their own and are therefore a little difficult to housetrain. They are also very suspicious dogs and may bark a lot if you have a newcomer in the house. Although they are very friendly with the kids, it is best not to leave them alone. Due to their small size, they may also become easy prey to owls, hawks, eagles, coyotes and other wild animals. Hence, they should never be left unattended. These dogs are very cute and also very fragile. They need very mild temperatures. If left out in the sun for too long, the overheating could possibly cause heat strokes.
Despite their small size and limitations, Pomeranians often tend to be quite mischievous and can spell chaos when you are not around. They may even end up hurting themselves. If you have decided to settle for Pomeranians, make sure that you are buying them from a reputable dealer who can assure you that the dog is free from all kinds of diseases.
Jack Russel terrier
Jack Russel Terriers are bold and athletic dogs. They are very quick, intelligent and determined, making them excellent hunters. The dogs are better suited for owners with an athletic tendency. They have boundless energy and do not shy away from accompanying you wherever you go.
Although the JRTs are highly trainable, they will not stick around anymore if they get bored. They are always off to finding something entertaining and amusing. So if you are looking for less mischievous dogs, then JRT is definitely not the option. They love fly balls and fetching and need active partners to keep up with them. JRTs can be really charming until he gets into some mischief. If you have a JRT around the house, you should not be surprised to find chewed up stuff, ground digging and lots of barking.
Once the pup is fully grown up, he can be an excellent companion for the kids and the elderly. These dogs are small and very cute, but they are also not very obedient ones and will often find loopholes in the command you give, while older kids will love playing with them. The little ones may, however, find them too prancy to play with.
Pugs are one of the cutest dogs in the world. They are very friendly, playful and feel close to the humans. They are always seeking for attention and may get a bit upset if they do not get what are looking for. These cute little dogs weigh no more than 20 pounds and are therefore very easy to be carried around. It is also believed that their wrinkles resemble good luck. You should, however, keep in mind that these dogs can be somewhat mischievous and difficult to handle. They also eat a lot and have a tendency to gain weight easily. If you think that you are not going to be a very responsible owner, then pugs are definitely not for you.
Beagles are very cute and playful dogs. They can get easily bored if left to themselves. They always prefer the company of humans and if left alone, they may end up howling or digging up the ground trying to escape. They have a strong sense of smell and are very finicky eaters. You should, therefore, be very mindful about their diet and make sure they are eating well.
They are very friendly with almost all they meet. Therefore, they do not serve as excellent watchdogs. Their friendly nature also makes them quite susceptible to dog theft.
Saint Bernards are giant adorable dogs that need a lot of open space to play around in. They may also mess up the house by bringing in mud and leaving footprints. Saint Bernard Puppies are very playful. Even though they grow up quite fast, they take a long time to mature mentally. They are wonderful family pets, but due to their large size, they may accidentally knock over small children. Due to this, they are not recommended for families with small children. These dogs are best suited to cold environments.
Shar Pies are very obstinate, dignified and well-mannered dogs. They have wrinkled skin and a confident stature. They are very clean and naturally stay very calm. Shar Peis have an independent character, yet they are very faithful towards their owners. They can easily abide by the household rules and make excellent companions for little children and elderly. Shar Peis are very sober but they also have a very strong hunting instinct. Therefore, if you let them loose, they may soon be running after deer and livestock.
These are some of the cutest breeds in the world and also the friendliest. Till the very last, they stay loyal to the family who adopts them. You can choose any depending on the temperature and climate. However, some of these puppies are more sensitive than the others and need more attention, especially during their younger days. Therefore, before the adoption, you should make sure that you will be able to take time out for their care and company.