101 Cute Puppy Breeds | The Ultimate Cutest Puppies Ever Collection

Who doesn’t love a cute puppy picture? Well, get ready for a cuteness overload! Here, Well Groomed Dogs takes a look at 101 cute puppies and provides you with a brief overview of the breed and some valuable resources. All together now….. Aw!

1. Pomeranian

This cute little Pomeranian puppy is everyone’s cup of tea. Poms are a spitz type dog named after the Pomerania region in Poland from where they originate. One of the smallest breeds they stand around 20cm and are definitely a contender for the worlds cutest puppy.

2. Labrador

These cute puppies just love hanging around. Labradors are one of the most popular breeds in the world looking at these puppy pics it’s easy to see why. Intelligent and gentle they come in 3 colours, yellow, black and chocolate and make the perfect family pet.

3. Dachshund

“Pass the Ketchup” This cute Dachshund puppy is living up to his nickname “Sausage Dog” A hound-type breed, Dachshunds were originally used to flush out burrow dwelling animals like badgers. They come in 3 coat-types smooth, long and wire-haired and we think they are one of the cutest puppies around.

4. Beagle

When it comes to adorable puppies, why have one when you can have a basketful? These super cute puppies will melt your heart. Beagles were originally developed for hunting hare here in the UK and are now one of the most popular breeds in the country. Understandable when you look at these adorable faces.

5. Great Dane

The fella seems to be enjoying his bath-time. But don’t be fooled by the size of this cute little puppy he will grow into a giant of the canine world. Great Danes are one of the largest of the dog breeds with adults standing up to 86cm and weighing in up to an impressive 90kg. Devoted and Loyal they are known as “Gentle giants”

6. Chihuahua

This pup might have bitten off more than he can chew, but when it comes to cute images of dogs this one takes the biscuit. Chihuahuas are the smallest breed of dog and originated in Mexico. Although they may be tiny Chihuahuas have a big personalities, stubborn, feisty and intelligent they are one of the most popular companion dogs.

7. German Shepherd

This is possibly one of the cutest pics of pups ever. These adorable German Shepherd puppies will be trained as canine crimefighters joining 2500 already employed by police forces across the UK. German Shepherds are highly intelligent, obedient and loyal and let’s be honest they are some of the cutest puppies.

8. Shih-Tzu

This has got to be one of the best puppy videos online. Munchkin is a Shih Tzu or as they are sometimes called a Chrysanthemum dog and these funny puppy pictures have made her an internet star. She is definitely a contender for the cutest dog in the world. Like all Shih Tzu’s she is playful, alert and sweet-natured with just the right amount of attitude.

9. Poodle

This is one of the cutest pictures of dogs I’ve come across. These 3 beautiful Poodle puppies think they’re off on a road-trip but I doubt their mum will let these cute little puppies out of her sight. Poodles come in 3 sizes, standard, miniature and toy, they are very intelligent and are considered hypo-allergenic so are great pets for allergy sufferers.

10. Boxer

“Give us a kiss” These really cute puppies look warm and cosy under their pink blanket and as images of cute dogs go, this one is incredibly sweet. Boxers are medium-sized short-coated breed of dog with a big sense of humour. Popular with celebrities Justin Timberlake, Ryan Reynolds and the Kardashians all have these funny puppies as pets.

11. Bichon Frise

Puppy photos don’t come much cuter. This Bichon Frise pup looks very smart in his bow tie and spectacles. These cotton puffs of curly white hair are not only one of the cutest puppies ever, they are sweet-natured, affectionate, don’t shed and have no doggy odour making them the perfect choice for allergy sufferers and the more house-proud dog-lover.

12. Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Meet Darren and Phillip collectively known as the “Blueboys” they star in hundreds of online cute dog pictures and with faces like these it’s no wonder people love them and their doggy pictures. Staffordshire Bull Terriers are one of the most popular dogs in the UK and are known as the nanny dog because they are so good with children.

13. Pekingese

This pretty Pekinese is rocking her pigtails and it makes for one of the cutest pictures of puppies around. The Pekinese is one of the oldest breeds known to man and they are one cute doggy. In ancient China, they were only allowed to be owned by royalty and the punishment for stealing one was death. Nowadays we can find these cute puppies for sale all over the world and this year’s best in show at Crufts was Eric, yes you’ve guessed it: A Pekingese.

14. Cocker Spaniel

All babies love a snooze so it’s a common theme in pictures of cute puppies. This adorable Cocker Spaniel pup looks like he’s dreaming about a juicy bone. There are 2 different types of Cocker Spaniel, the American and the English. Similar in appearance, they are in fact, 2 separate breeds. The English Cocker Spaniel is slightly bigger than its American cousin who has lost their hunting instinct so require less exercise.

15. Rough Collie

One of the most instantly recognisable and glamourous breeds of dogs on the planet has got to be the Rough Collie (made famous by Lassie). When it comes to cute pictures of puppies they are up there at the top even when posing in an old chipped bowl these cute puppies have got star quality.

16. Pug

Type “funny puppy pictures” into Google and you will invariably find pages of these cute dogs and these regal Pugs are obviously celebrating their royal status when it comes to cute dog photos. Pugs are a small flat-faced breed with a massive personalities. They originated in China and come in 2 colours; black or fawn.

17. Doberman

Dobermann and cute are not 2 words that usually go together but as this photo shows they are very cute puppies. This little fella is real honey even if he isn’t a real bee. Dobermann Pinschers originated in Germany around 1890. They are highly intelligent and need lots of exercises and mental stimulation.

18. Corgi

Corgis are famous for being the favourite breed of our Majesty the Queen, she has owned over 30 during her reign and looking at these cute puppies having a nap it’s easy to see why. There are 2 breeds of Corgi both originating in Wales; The Pembroke Welsh Corgi and rarer Cardigan Welsh Corgi. These stumpy little dogs were originally bred to herd cattle, no doubt about it these adorable puppies will melt your heart.

19. Greyhound

The fastest breed of dog in the world is also the star of many cute puppy videos. One of the oldest dog breeds Greyhounds are thought to have originated in Egypt, in fact, Cleopatra was known to be a fan. They were used for hunting and can reach speeds of 40-45 mph. Although bred for racing in the UK this elegant breed make great pets and love nothing more than a good snooze.

20. Puli

Definitely, a contender for the cutest puppy in the world this gorgeous little Puli has a face that few could resist. Puli’s hail from Hungary where they were used to herd and guard livestock. Even when fully-grown their distinctive dreadlocks and mop-like appearance ensure they appear in many cute dog photos.

21. Papillion

This little princess looks like she lives up to her name. With those large ears, the Papillon or butterfly dogs as they are sometimes known certainly knows how to strike a pose for cute dog pics. One of the oldest Toy Spaniels, the Papillon is a happy dog, rarely barks and from the amount of time they appear in pictures of cute puppies obviously love being in front of the camera.

22. Siberian Husky

When it comes to images of cute puppies, the only thing that beats a super-cute husky puppy is 2 husky puppies. Siberian Huskies are not for the first-time owner. This beautiful breed is tough, self-sufficient and extremely determined. They need tons of exercise and lots of mental stimulation. Not a dog for everyone they’re still some of the cutest babies around.

23. Bloodhound

Cute puppies and kittens put a smile on everyone’s face and this kitty looks very happy snuggled under her friend’s rather large ear. Bloodhounds long ears have a purpose. These large dogs are used for tracking and when their ears trail on the ground they stir up the scent enabling these cute puppies to pick up a trail.

24. Yorkshire Terrier

If someone said “show me pictures of cute puppies” you would be hard pushed to beat this adorable little Yorkshire Terrier. One of the cutest puppies in the world, Yorkshire Terriers were originally bred to catch rats in the clothing mills of the county but these days are pampered pets and stars of the dog-show world (when they’re not riding their Harleys)

25. Giant Schnauzer

These Giant Schnauzers are certainly cute puppies but they will grow to be a large powerful adult. One of the breeds listed as hypoallergenic is the largest of the 3 Schnauzers with males standing up to 71cm. they come in 2 colours, black or salt & pepper. Dominant, strong-willed and loyal they require an experienced owner.

26. Maltese

This Maltese pup looks like he’s ready for bed and who wouldn’t want to snuggle up next to this cute puppy. Originating in the central Mediterranean area of Europe Maltese are gentle and affectionate dogs. Considered hypoallergenic they come in one colour; white.

27. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

The perfect stocking filler. Images of cute puppies don’t come much cuter than these adorable babies. Cavalier King Charles’ are the smallest of the Spaniels and one of the most popular breed. Happy and affectionate they get on well with children and make great family pets.

28. Dalmatian

These cute Dalmatian puppies are getting into the Christmas spirit. These unique liver or black spotted dogs originated in Croatia and in the early days were used as carriage dogs. Made famous by the Disney film they are not only gorgeous but have incredible stamina able to run all day so definitely not the breed for couch potatoes.

29. Boston Terrier

This picture of a dog wearing a woolly hat will melt your heart and he is certainly rocking the look. Boston Terriers are nicknamed “The American Gentleman” due to their markings resembling a tuxedo. They get along well with everybody and make the perfect canine companion.

30. Petit Bassett Griffon Vendeen

This pup looks like he’s been up to mischief but I bet one look at that cute face and all will be forgiven. Petit Bassett Griffon Vendeens are lively, intelligent little dogs that were originally bred to track hares in the Vendeé region of France. They love attention and if bored are likely to indulge in their favourite pastime digging.

31. Golden Retriever

I might be a tiny bit biased being the owner of a Golden Retriever myself but I think they are among the cutest puppies in the world and looking at this photo of puppies being walked by their mum I’m sure no one would disagree. These adaptable, kind, loving dogs are one of the most popular breeds and are often used as guide or assistance dogs.

32. Chinese Crested

Doggy weddings are becoming more and more popular and this couple dressed in their finery look like the perfect match. These exotic-looking Chinese Crested dogs have won the ugliest dog in the world title more than any other breed but I think these 2 are super-cute. They can be born with or without fur and were bred to be an invalid’s companion they require little exercise and are extremely loyal.

33. Chow Chow

Is this the cutest puppy ever? He’s certainly a contender. Although he looks like a teddy bear and incredibly cuddly Chows are excellent guard dogs and fiercely protective of their owners. They are known for their distinctive blue/black tongues. Famous Chow owners have included Queen Victoria, Elvis Presley and Janet Jackson.

34. West Highland Terrier

Why have 1 when you can have 4 cute puppies? These gorgeous West Highland Terriers look set for a glittering career in cute puppy pictures. Commonly known as Westies these hardy little dogs originated in Scotland. Beloved by advertising companies they are one of the most popular breeds of terrier in the UK and let’s be fair they are very cute puppies

35. Curly Coated Retriever

Don’t these adorable puppies just melt your heart? The oldest and tallest of the Retriever type dogs, Curlies are easily recognised by their tightly-curled waterproof coats which come in black or liver colour. Curly Coated Retrievers are independent, loyal and sensitive they have a lot of energy and need regular exercise.

36. Sharpei

These cute Sharpei puppies are more wrinkled than most grannies but that doesn’t lessen their appeal. The Sharpei is instantly recognisable for the distinctive loose folds of skin and like the Chow Chow they also have a bluish black tongue. Another Chinese breed they are loving and affectionate but can be wary of strangers.

37. Dandie Dinmont Terrier

Yoda, I am. This Dandie Dinmont pup is obviously a Star Wars fan and looks incredibly cute in this outfit. These lively terriers originated in Scotland and are usually recognised by their distinctive “top knot” of hair. They are rare nowadays, with a few enthusiasts trying to stop the breed becoming extinct “May the force be with them”

38. Akita

Yoda, I am. This Dandie Dinmont pup is obviously a Star Wars fan and looks incredibly cute in this outfit. These lively terriers originated in Scotland and are usually recognised by their distinctive “top knot” of hair. They are rare nowadays, with a few enthusiasts trying to stop the breed becoming extinct “May the force be with them”

39. Coonhound

This 60 second video will melt your heart with some of the cutest black and tan Coonhound puppies. There are 5 types of Coonhound, an American scent hound, as they name suggests, used for hunting Racoons. They were recognised by the AKC in 1945 but have yet to become a registered breed in the UK.

40. Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

This Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier looks like he enjoys being taken for a ride. Originally from Ireland, these dogs shed little and are considered suitable for allergy sufferers. This puppy’s soft coat although dark will change as it gets older to the distinctive wheat colouring from which they get their name.

41. Basenji

Why have one cute puppy when you can have seven? This medium-sized sighthound originates from Central Africa where it was used as a hunting dog. Believed to be one of the oldest breeds in the world a unique feature of these dogs is they can’t bark.

42. Scottish Deerhound

Looking dapper in his check tie this pup is one cute dog. Scottish Deerhounds are one of the largest dog breeds with males standing at 32″ or 80cm and weighing over a 100lb. They are elegant calm and un-demanding loving nothing more than sprawling across the sofa which due to their size would need to be pretty big.

43. Cairn Terrier

This cheeky pup is looking good in the national dress of its country of origin. Yes, Cairn Terriers hail from Scotland and are one of the oldest terrier breeds. The most famous one being Toto from the Wizard of Oz film which was played by a female Cairn Terrier called Terry. These lively happy little dogs are great with children and make fantastic family pets.

44. Newfoundland

You could trawl through cute pictures of dogs and puppies all day but it would be hard to beat the Newfoundland when it comes cuteness. These gentle giants weigh up to 150lbs and are so strong they can rescue 10-12 drowning people at once. They are excellent swimmers and have webbed feet. Their size, love of water and mud mean they are not for everyone but boy, are they cute!

45. American Bulldog

This skater boy looks full of mischief. American Bulldogs are stocky strong confident dogs with a great sense of humour (Remember Chance in Homeward Bound, The Incredible Journey?) Contrary to popular belief they are not an aggressive dog and with proper training and socialisation make great family pets.

46. Havanese

“Nobody touches the duck!” Cute puppies don’t come much sweeter than this little fella. He is a Havanese, a Bichon type breed and the national dog of Cuba. One of the sturdier toy dogs the Havanese is very people-orientated and loves to snuggle as we can see by this picture.

47. Shiba Inu

Cuteness overload: This sharp-dressed pooch looks like he is reading the news in Japan where he has a large fan base. The Shiba Inu is the smallest of the spitz type dogs. Their name means brushwood dog they are extremely popular in Japan for their appealing looks and big personality.

48. British Bulldog

This patriotic pup needs no introduction. British Bulldogs are synonymous with the UK their cute faces adorning marketing material and souvenirs. They were bred to bait bulls back in the 13th century although today’s bully’s look very different from their ancestors, their heads are now so large that 80% of puppies are born by caesarean.

49. Samoyed

You could be mistaken for thinking this beautiful furball is a polar bear, it is, in fact, a Samoyed. Originating from the Arctic regions of Siberia these stunning dogs love the cold and are renowned for their thick white or cream coats. The other feature of this breed which is not so endearing is they tend to bark. A lot!

50. English Bull Terrier

“Smile and the world smiles with you” Who could resist with these 2 cute small puppies. It’s hard to find a more smiley dog than the Bull Terrier. With their instantly recognisable shaped heads these canine gladiators which were originally bred as a fighting dog love nothing more than to clown around.

51. Eurasier

Three’s a crowd in this puppy picture, although these cuties don’t seem to mind. A modern breed Eurasiers originated in Germany during the early 1960s, bred as a companion dog these calm intelligent dogs don’t do well in kennels. They enjoy all sorts of activities especially ones which involve their family.

52. Hungarian Vizsla

These cute Hungarian Vizsla puppies don’t look impressed at being hung out to dry. These graceful loyal dogs bond strongly with their families and love children. Their coats can be smooth or wire-haired. Gentle companions they are very vocal and will whine, moan and “talk” to their owners. Vizslas are energetic and make a fantastic pet for active families.

53. Coton du Tulear

If you are looking for cute pics of puppies look no further. This Coton de Tulear is enchanting even with those extra-large spectacles. The national dog of Madagascar these adorable dogs have cotton like hair which is non-shedding and a happy playful personality.

54. Briard

Meet Norman the internet sensation and star of many cute dogs images. This record breaking pooch can ride a scooter, surfboard, skateboard too and he loves performing for an audience. Norman is a Briard. A large shaggy sheepdog that originated in France.

55. Australian Silky Terrier

This adorable little puppy looks ready for a game of football and who wouldn’t want him on their team he’s super-cute. The Australian Silky Terrier is a small dog, the result of crossing the Australian Terrier with the Yorkshire Terrier. They are alert, playful and healthy dogs with a lifespan of 14-18 years.

56. Weimaraner

This Weimaraner pup is getting into the holiday spirit and looks so cute in his Santa suit. Weimaraners are a large dog that originated in Germany where they were used for hunting boar and deer. Known as the “silver ghost” the breed has become popular in the USA and Britain due to its distinctive colouring, regal appearance and loyal if slightly wilful temperament.

57. Keeshond

A definite contender for the cutest puppy in the world this Keeshond pup looks like a teddy bear. Keeshonds were used as companions and guards of the barges that travelled the Dutch canals which is how they came by their nickname “Dutch Barge Dog” They are a medium sized dog with a plush silver and black coat.

58. Manchester Terrier

The definition of cuteness but these little dogs can be a handful. These are true terriers and were used to kill rats in 19th century England. With their sleek black and tan coats, they resemble the Doberman in appearance and have a lively, energetic temperament. They have a strong prey drive and as with all terriers they love to bark and dig.

59. St Bernard

This puppy is wearing the small keg associated with his breed the St Bernard. These gentle giants became famous in tales of alpine rescues where the barrel supposedly contained brandy to revive lost travellers. St Bernards have also starred in some memorable Hollywood films including Peter Pan and Beethoven.

60. Rottweiler

It’s hard work looking this cute so this sweet puppy has decided to take a rest. Rottweilers have suffered from some bad press and are not the dog for everyone. However, they are a calm, steadfast, affectionate breed that with the proper training and socialisation make a great family pet.

61. Bolognese

“Do I look like a pasta sauce?” This fluffy pup is a Bolognese a super cute breed of dog from Italy. Playful and intelligent they are easy to train but that woolly coat requires regular attention to prevent it becoming matted. Bolognese love human companionship and are a great addition to almost any household.

62. French Bulldog

A great impersonation of Mr T in this picture of a puppy. With their bat-like ears and expressive faces French Bulldogs or “Frenchies” are some of the cutest pups around and is one of the reasons this breed has seen a massive increase in popularity in recent years. They actually originated in England and were introduced to France by immigrant lace workers.

63. Bearded Collie

You would need glasses not to see what a cute dog this is. These hardy sheepdogs were developed in Scotland where they were used to herd sheep and cattle. Now a popular family pet Bearded Collies are a high-energy dog that requires lots of exercise and mental stimulation and like all collies they love to chase: joggers, bicycles, cats are all fair game.

64. Springer Spaniel

Isn’t this adorable Springer Spaniel puppy cute? These dogs are not only cute they are also intelligent and enthusiastic and because they have one of the best senses of smell in the canine world they are often used as detection dogs sniffing out dead bodies, explosives, drugs and counterfeit cash.

65. Tibetan Mastiff

Words that don’t often appear in the same sentence are Tibetan Mastiff and cute. This breed has the distinction of being the most expensive dog in the world with one just like this being sold for almost a million pounds. Natives of the Himalayas these dogs are huge when fully grown but as puppies they are incredibly cute.

66. Affenpinscher

This little Affenpinscher looks sweet in her red bow and necklace. Affenpinschers are also known as “monkey terriers” due to their monkey-like expression. Dating back to 17th century Germany they were used as ratters. They are fearless little dogs and can be quite stubborn to training is needed from an early age.

67. Irish Wolfhound

We’ve seen lots of cute puppies but here is an incredibly cute Irish Wolfhound with his goat friend looking cosy. Irish Wolfhounds are the tallest of the sighthounds with males standing around 34.” Reserved and quiet they were used to hunt wolves until the 18th Century and nowadays make great family pets.

68. Bedlington Terrier

Barry the Bedlington Terrier is an internet sensation. He has recently swapped his bicycle for this open top Rolls Royce and when it comes to cutedogs he has what it takes. Bedlington Terriers originated in the North East of England, despite their lamb-like appearance they can be scrappy when meeting strange dogs.

69. Bassett Hound

These pooches don’t exactly look impressed to be exchanging vows but hey they’re still rather cute. Bassett Hounds are a short-legged scent hounds originally used for hunting hare. They are one of the most laid-back of all breeds, are very food-orientated and are prone to howl when left alone.

70. Leonberger

This cute Leonberger puppy looks like he’s having fun in the snow. This is a giant breed that originated in Germany. When fully-grown males develop a lion-like mane. Calm, gentle and loving the Leonberger makes a great watchdog due to his deep bark. They are extremely sensitive and make great therapy dogs.

71. Airedale Terrier

Spot the cute dog! These Airedale puppies are having fun dressing up making it hard to distinguish them from the cuddly toys. Airedales are the largest of the Terrier group they are athletic and need lots of exercises to prevent them becoming destructive. They shed less than most dogs but their wiry coat needs regular grooming.

72. Italian Greyhound

Meet Zappa the Italian Greyhound. Perhaps not a conventional beauty she has captured the hearts of legions of fans with her floppy-tongued look and who can deny she is one cute puppy. Italian Greyhounds are small sighthound favourite companions of Italian noblewomen in the middle ages, they are playful, sweet-natured and love their comfort.

73. German Short-haired Pointer

Check out this video for the cutest German Short-haired Pointer puppies on the planet. German Short-haired pointers are boisterous medium to large size gundogs. Good-natured and adaptable, they have extremely high energy levels, a walk around the block just doesn’t cut it. They need an owner who goes cycling, hiking or jogging.

74. Pyrenean Mountain Dog

“Did someone mention sausages?” This cute Pyrenean Mountain puppy looks like he has a big appetite. Pyrenean Mountain dogs are huge and have been guarding livestock since the middle ages. Calm and gentle they were used as pack and messenger dogs by the French during the second World War.

75. Norfolk Terrier

Puppy images don’t come much cuter than this enchanting Norfolk Terrier pup. A British breed the Norfolk Terrier gained recognition in 1964. It is distinguished from the Norwich Terrier by its folded ears. Together they are the smallest of the terriers and, also the softest natured. They love people especially children and make great family pets.

76. Alaskan Malamute

This pup looks like he is auditioning for the X Factor and in fact, Alaskan Malamutes are a very vocal breed they have a rich vocabulary and are prone to howling if left alone. The oldest and largest of the Arctic breeds, Malamutes have thicker bones than most dogs and although they may look intimidating they are terrible watchdogs.

77. Miniature Schnauzer

The glasses say it all. Is this dog cute? Of course, he is. Miniature Schnauzers are friendly intelligent little dogs that originated in Germany. Considered one of the hypoallergenic breeds Schnauzers are virtually odour free. Coat colours include; black, salt and pepper, white and, silver and black, while they are minimum shedding dogs the coat needs regular attention by a professional groomer.

78. Pharaoh Hound

Did someone say cheese? This funny pup obviously loves having his photo taken, look at that big smile. One of the oldest breeds, many people mistakenly believe the Pharaoh Hound is from Egypt, and although their puppy images can be found in ancient Egyptian tombs they are in fact from Malta where they were bred to hunt rabbits.

79. Shetland Sheepdog

These endearing Sheltie pups have got their eye on something interesting and as they seem to have overtaken the picnic basket perhaps it’s a sandwich. How this breed originated is a bone of contention some believe working collies from the Shetland isles with the Icelandic dog which came across on fishing boats. Whatever their origin Shetland Sheepdogs are some of the cutest pups on the planet.

80. Border Terrier

This cute Border Terrier pup is keen to sample these tasty-looking treats. This breed was originally bred for hunting foxes and rodents and has a shared history with the Dandie Dinmont. They have a short wiry coat and are intelligent, alert and playful. Unlike others in the Terrier group, they get on well with other dogs and have a more laid-back attitude to life.

81. Japanese Chin

This puppy has a face only a mother could love but I think he is still incredibly cute. Japanese Chins are a toy breed also known as the Japanese Spaniel they were revered by nobility in their country of origin. A small dog standing at 20-27cm they are known to be cat-like, some like to climb and they have a feline aristocratic demeanour.

82. Schipperke

If you are looking for pictures of dogs in Santa suits they won’t come much cuter than this sweet Schipperke. The smallest shepherd dog in the world the Schipperke is a robust hardy little dog hailing from Belgium often called the LBD or little black devil they might be small but have a big personality. They need lots of mental stimulation otherwise left to their own devices, well don’t say we didn’t warn you. They didn’t get that nickname for nothing.

83. Tibetan Terrier

These gorgeous Tibetan Terrier puppies seem very well-behaved. Looking more like a spaniel than a terrier these fun-loving pooches are actually in the Kennel Club’s Utility Group. As pups, they are full of mischief but with consistent training make fabulous family pets they are one of the healthiest of breeds living up to 16 years.

84. Russian Black Terrier

Another so called Terrier that isn’t one is the Russian Black Terrier and this stunning RBT puppy looks very smart in his tux. A modern breed they were developed by the military in Russia as guard dogs after the second world war. Still, relatively rare The Russian Black Terrier has an impressive family tree with 17 breeds including the Rottweiler, Giant Schnauzer and Airedale used to create this large, confident, energetic dog.

85. Löwchen

Black or White, which is the cutest puppy? Also known as the “little lion dog” Löwchens are a beautiful breed they get their nickname from the distinctive haircut they are given similar to the poodle. They are a healthy breed living up to 17 years of age, they also have great memories which makes them easy to train. They were mentioned in the Guinness Book of Records in 1960 as the rarest dog in the world but have since seen an increase in popularity.

86. Old English Sheepdog

Waiting patiently on the call from the GB rugby squad this cute Old English Sheepdog puppy will melt your heart. We are all familiar with this breed from the famous adverts and it is commonly known as the Dulux dog. Their distinctive long coat comes in various shades of grey with white and needs lots of grooming. This breed needs lots of exercise and is not for the more house-proud among us.

87. Rhodesian Ridgeback

These sleepy puppies have an unusual friend! Rhodesian Ridgebacks or African lion dogs as they are sometimes known are renowned for the ridge of hair that runs down their spine. These hounds can be stubborn and have an extremely high prey drive, to be expected considering they were bred to hunt large game and keep lions at bay. They also love food and will literally eat till they’re sick.

88. Kerry Blue Terrier

“Look I’ve caught a feather!” The adorable pup is a Kerry Blue Terrier a breed that are adept at hunting small game, rodents and birds. Relatively rare these days they are considered a vulnerable breed. They have a high maintenance which is considered hypoallergenic colours include black, slate blue, silver and blue, black and blue.

89. Irish Setter

Celebrating St Patrick’s day. This Irish Setter is one cute dog. Irish or Red Setters as they are commonly known are a member of the Gundog group and are energetic, playful and affectionate. They mature more slowly than other breeds and still have a puppy’s nature well into adulthood. They are the favoured dog of US presidents being owned by Harold Truman, Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon.

90. Sealyham Terrier

Pretty in Pink, this beautiful Sealyham Terrier pup is extremely photogenic and very rare, they are classified as a vulnerable national breed by the UK Kennel Club. Calm natured and friendly they are a Welsh breed. Small to medium-sized terriers make great family pets. A Sealyham named Charmin won Crufts in 2009.

91. Belgian Shepherd

This fabulous quintet of cute puppies are Belgian Shepherds and they come in 4 varieties. These are Groenendaels which are long-haired and come in only one colour, black! The other 3 variations are similar but are fawn coloured. Similar to the German shepherd they are slightly smaller but like their larger cousins they are intelligent and have lightning-fast reactions so lots of exercises and mental stimulation is a must.

92. Komondor

All this posing for cute puppy images seems like hard work. This snoozy chap may pull at your heartstrings but he is, in fact, a Komondor one of the highest maintenance dogs around and definitely not for everyone. A giant herding breed they require lots of exercises and consistent training. Extremely powerful they could guard livestock against wolves and bears. Not for the house-proud, they drool, their distinctive dreadlocks can take up to 48 hours to dry and a damp Komondor smells a lot!

93. Skye Terrier

Big ears are supposed to be a sign of intelligence in which case this pup must be very clever. Skye Terriers were bred in Scotland in the 16th Century they are affectionate, feisty and loyal. The most famous Skye Terrier ever was Greyfriars Bobby who allegedly spent 14 years watching over his master’s grave. Bobby’s collar remains in an Edinburgh museum and a life size statue of John Gray’s devoted companion can be found opposite the churchyard.

94. Otterhound

This sweet puppy wants someone to play and who could resist? Unfortunately, there aren’t many of these cute puppies. Otterhounds are extremely rare these days with only around 600 left throughout the world. A large, (males weigh up to 120lbs ) rough-coated hunting hound they have a nose that can track in water and muddy conditions for up to 72 hours.

95. Lagotto Romagnolo

Peek a Boo! This inquisitive little puppy is a Lagotto Romagnolo an Italian breed of retriever although they are now primarily used to search for truffles. They are a medium-sized dog with a thick wooly waterproof coat. They are a healthy breed living up to 16 years. Intelligent and loving their favourite pastime is digging so keep them away from the flower beds.

96. English Setter

This cute English Setter Puppy is enjoying a paddle. These elegant dogs are gentle with everyone both human and animal. They hate being left alone and are one of the breeds prone to separation anxiety. There are 2 types, the field and the show type. Field dogs have less hair are slightly smaller and require much more exercise.

97. Clumber Spaniel

Can a pup ever have too many balls? This Clumber Spaniel dog obviously thinks not. The largest of the spaniels Clumbers are heavy dogs. Friendly with everyone this is not a good choice for a guard dog. Originating in the UK their name comes from Clumber Park in Nottingham where the 2nd Duke of Newcastle developed the breed.

98. Border Collie

This little lamb is getting a wash from this cute Border Collie Puppy. Border Collies are working dogs and require tons of exercise. They also hold the accolade of being the most intelligent breed so need lots of mental stimulation to keep them happy. Along with herding sheep, they excel at agility, flyball and make great search and rescue dogs.

99. Borzoi

This video shows a Borzoi puppy talking about how cute he is. Borzois are also known as Russian Wolfhounds. They look like a long-coated Greyhound and like the Greyhound they can reach speeds of 35-40 mph. They are an elegant, affectionate independent breed that is not often seen in the UK.

100. Glen of Imaal Terrier

“Can I come in yet please?” Who could resist the cute puppy face? The Glen of Imaal Terrier is one of 4 Irish Terriers and like most of this group loves to chase dig and bark. His energy and intelligence needs to be constructively channeled and this little breed do well at obedience and agility.

101. Dogue de Bordeaux

Last but not least this pretty Dogue de Bordeaux puppy is perhaps the cutest of all. Dogue de Bordeaux’s are a large French mastiff. Their popularity grew after one named Beasley appeared in the film Turner and Hooch alongside Tom Hanks. Not for everyone as they are a powerful breed and drool (a lot) The breed is devoted, calm and affectionate.


So, there you have it, 101 of the cutest puppies out there with all the info on where to buy or rescue.

I know everyone will have their personal favourite and we’d love to hear which one? If you think we’ve missed a particularly cute breed or you have a cute puppy of your own feel free to email us yours.

Donna Hepburn

Published author, content writer and qualified dog behaviourist I have owned dogs all my life from Boxers, Rottweilers and Akitas, to Staffies and currently a very demanding Frenchie who is harder work than all the others put together.

I had a collar making business for over 10 years and am involved with several doggy charities. I currently live in the northeast and when I am not writing about dogs I enjoy, travelling, cooking and reading.

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