We have published the most extensive list of the 45 most popular white dog breeds. On this page, we will look exclusively at small white dog breeds, typically weighing less than 30 pounds… and as little as 4 pounds.
These white dog breeds are very popular because of their adorable and innocent appearance, stunning white coats, as well as their generally good temperament: Most of these breeds are not only beautiful to look at, but also gentle, and make wonderful lap companions.
Are you ready for a lot of cuteness and cuddliness?
Small to Medium White Dog Breeds (15-30 pounds)
1. American Eskimo
Weight: 25-35 pounds. Key traits: affectionate, playful, alert
American Eskimos are companion dogs who love play time. Their white coats are stunning and they are considered one of the cutest white dog breeds.
Weight: 10-16 pounds. Key traits: affectionate, playful, intelligent
The Havanese has a long coat which comes in a variety of colors, but the most sought after is pure white. People love havanese dogs because they are highly intelligent, kind, and playful.
3. West Highland Terrier
Weight: 12-22 pounds. Key traits: friendly, lively, affectionate
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Westies are spunky and lovable dogs who like to be the center of attention. These dogs are good for people with little experience in dog care because they adapt well to new situations. Their white coats need combing and brushing several times a week to prevent tangles.
4. Japanese Spitz
Weight: 11-20 pounds. Key traits: cheerful, active
The Japanese Spitz is a small dog who needs plenty of exercise and loves to play. If you love the look of cute fluffy white dogs, you will love the Japanese Spitz!
Weight: 12-24 pounds. Key traits: lively, intelligent
The Cockapoo is an eager-to-please, friendly, and playful dog who loves being in the middle of family activities. His coat can be white or white with a mix of other color such as black or brown.
Weight: 7-14 pounds. Key traits: affectionate, playful
The Pekingese is a small dog who needs lots of companionship. His thick coat is usually pure white. However, this breed is not the most hypoallergenic of dogs because of his thick fur.
Weight: 6 pounds (toy poodles) to 70 pounds. Key traits: friendly, intelligent, easygoing
Poodles come in three sizes–Toy, Miniature and Standard (the one shown here), and can be white or multicolored. This breed is people-oriented and loves playing with children and other dogs.
8. Sealyham terrier
Weight: 18-20 pounds. Key traits: friendly, bright, lively
The Sealyham Terrier is an active dog who needs plenty of exercise. He’s fine with children, but can be headstrong and independent-minded–so he may not be the right dog for inexperienced owners.
Weight: 20-30 pounds.
The Pomsky breed is an adorable mix of Pomeranians and Huskies. Depending on the parents, their weight range from 20 to 30 pounds. Pomskies have a dense, double-coated, silky fur that fluffy dog lovers will appreciate!
Extra Small White Dog Breeds (4 to 15 pounds)
Weight: 8-14 pounds. Key traits: affectionate, intelligent
The Bolognese is a small white dog breed that needs lots of exercise. This breed is not well-known outside of Europe, but their pure white coats are eye-catching.
Weight: 4-8 pounds. Key traits: active, loyal, playful
If you love the look of cute fluffy white dogs, you will love the Pomeranian! A well-trained and socialized Pomeranian makes a good family pet. Their fur coats can be red, orange, brown-white, or mostly white.
3. Bichon Frise
Weight: 12-18 pounds. Key traits: gentle and friendly
Bichon Frises are one of the most popular toy breeds in America. And it’s not hard to see why when you look at this little puppy face!
Weight: 4-7 pounds. Key traits: friendly, lively
The Maltese dog makes a delightful house dog for city or country dwellers alike. He is an entertaining companion who enjoys playing games and getting into mischief with you. His fluffy little white coat is virtually carefree, requiring only occasional weekly brushing to keep it clean (about twice a week).
5. White Chihuahua
Weight: 4-6 pounds. Key traits: Friendly, lively, devoted
Chihuahuas are proud and intelligent dogs who bond closely with their people. They get along well with kids, but don’t always tolerate being handled roughly.
6. Coton De Tulear
Weight: 8-13 pounds. Key traits: friendly, lively
The Coton De Tulear is an affectionate family dog who has a playful, clownish side to him as well. He thrives on human companionship and loves to be a lap dog.
Weight: 4-7 pounds. Key traits: friendly, outgoing
This affectionate little dog is gentle with children and loves to play. The Silkese is a toy breed which is the result from crossing Silky Terriers with Malteses, which is where he gets his unusual name.
8. Volpino Italiano
Weight: 9-14 pounds. Key traits: affectionate, playful
The Volpino Italiano is a small dog who needs plenty of exercise. He’s good with children, but can be timid or suspicious around strangers. The Volpino Italiano’s pure white coat is one of his best attributes.
9. Toy Poodles
Weight: 6-9 pounds. Key traits: friendly, intelligent, easygoing
Toy poodles can be white or multicolored. They are known for their intelligence and are ranked among the top 20 dogs in terms of obedience training. Toy poodles are cheerful, cooperative dogs that enjoy pleasing their families.
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