Top 10 Cutest White-Coated Dog Breeds

Samoyeds, regal white spitz dogs, are medium-to-large.  The thick, fluffy coat makes sense considering this dog breed originated in Siberia.


The Maltese is the smallest white dog breed. These pocket-sized puppies grow to weigh 4 to 7 pounds and stand less than 10 inches tall.


Double-coated West Highland white terriers are white. Westies are small Scottish terriers.  Hunting rodents required this dog breed's white coat. 

West Highland White Terrier

American Eskimo: pure white dog breed with coal-black eyes, originated in Midwest, recognized for intelligence, circus dog, AKC recognized in 1995.

American Eskimo

The bichon Frise, a descendant of poodle and water spaniel, is a fun-loving and active companion dog that requires regular grooming to look its best.

Bichon Frise

Former Madagascar royal pet Coton de Tulear is small and robust.  They're terrific friends, kind with kids and pets, and need regular grooming to avoid matting.

Coton de Tulear

The Bolognese is a sociable dog with long, fluffy fur that requires regular grooming.  Similar to the Bichon but with a more casual appearance.


The Dogo Argentino is a strong, loyal dog breed with a white coat that is easy to groom.  Requires an experienced owner and protection from sunburn.

Dogo Argentino

The Japanese spitz is a rare white spitz breed with a dense coat that doesn't shed much.  It's a small-medium-sized dog that requires regular grooming.

Japanese Spitz

The Great Pyrenees is a large, loyal and protective breed that was originally bred to guard livestock.  They have a thick white coat and gentle temperament.

Great Pyrenees

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