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Excellent Lap Dogs

A medium-sized brown and black mixed breed dog wearing glasses laying on its side on a white human's bed with a book in between its front paws.

Below is a list of small dogs that can sit on your lap. Lap dogs are wonderful as they are very easy to cuddle up with. Be careful not to let your little lap dog fall victim to Small Dog Syndrome. It can really wreak havoc on a dog’s temperament. You can find more lapdogs listed in our hybrid section.

A white toy Poodle is laying on a pink couch next to a sitting tan Pomeranian.

Buttercup the Toy Poodle and Sunnee the Pomeranian

Three dogs sitting on an orange arm chair - A black miniature Poodle next to a tan and black with white Chihuahua mix and a hairless Chinese Crested dog. The Chinese Cresteds tongue is sticking out the side of its mouth.

Three great lap dogs! Left to right: Sasha the Miniature Poodle, Chico the Chihuahua mix and Tex the Chinese Crested dog!