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10 Adorable Dogs with Short Legs

Short-legged dogs are extremely cute. They may not be the fastest dog breed, but they waddle across the room to snuggle with you. These little dogs on short legs are bursting with adorableness.

Although the Pembroke's legs are rather short, the dog's powerful thighs and chest make up for the lack of length. This particular breed of Corgi is also famously intelligent, active, and easy to teach.

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

With its fox-like face, silky fur, and big-dog attitude, his tiny toy dog is a hit wherever he goes. There are a few dozen possible coat colors for Pomeranians, but orange and red tones are the most common.


The Cardigan Welsh Corgi, whose characteristics we will not repeat here for fear of confusing them with those of the smaller Pembroke breed, is a smart, loyal, and very affectionate dog. 

Cardigan Welsh Corgi

The bulldog is another of the most well-liked short-legged canines; it is stocky, beautifully wrinkled, and steadfastly devoted. Bulldogs were originally bred to assist butchers in transporting cattle to market.

American bulldog

It's the signature croon of the Basset Hound, that oversized dog with droopy looks and short legs. The Basset Hound is a larger medium breed than other short-legged dogs, weighing in at anything from 40 to 65 pounds.

Basset Hound

With its shaggy beard and dramatic eyebrows, the Miniature Schnauzer is a sight to behold. This dog was unexpectedly developed from a working breed.

Miniature schnauzer

Scottish terriers, like other terrier breeds, are known for their high levels of energy and active natures, therefore they do require some playtime and benefit greatly from short bursts of vigorous activity spread out throughout the day.

Scottish terrier

The Dachshund, a German breed with an instantly recognizable and classic appearance, is a courageous, independent, and inquisitive canine. Their low body, long backs, and small legs.


The French bulldog, or Frenchie, has the same square, wrinkled, and flat face as other bulldog breeds. In addition to its stocky build and somewhat short legs, this breed is easily distinguished by its set of huge.

French bulldog

This Australian dog breed, which belongs to the terrier family, is full of pep despite its small stature. They spend most of their time with their own people, digging holes and chasing tiny animals. 

Australian terrier

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