Small Dog Celebrities Who Made a Big Impact

A Pekingese taken from China's Imperial Palace in 1860, starting the breed's popularity in England

Looty the Pekingese

 A courageous stray adopted by soldiers on the battlefield during WWI. He warning them of danger.

Rags the War Dog  

One of the first viral pet sensations, this fluffy cutie amassed millions of online fans.

Boo the Pomeranian

 Adolf Hitler's fiercely loyal canine companion well known from archived WWII photos

Blondi the German Shepherd  

 She was one of history’s first “stunt dogs” performing tricks on the vaudeville circuit in the 1920s.  

Tinkerbelle the Papillion  

She earned fame starring in Taco Bell commercials in the late 90s as the fast food chain’s spokesdog.

Gidget the Chihuahua   

The underdog who won over fans as the unsightly winner of the World’s Ugliest Dog contest.  

Ugly the Chinese Crested

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