The growth period of small dogs (the weight of an adult is from 4 to 10 kg) occurs mainly in the first 6 months of life. For 10 months after birth, their weight increases 20 times! Due to their small size, these dog breeds appear fragile. In fact, small dogs are very resilient: their lifespan can exceed 15 years. To maintain health, small breed dogs need a balanced diet and a properly selected diet that takes into account their specific characteristics