A color combination of black and white coats on small dogs can be a rare novelty as oftentimes, only a handful of small dog breeds spot these rare coat colors.
It is even more difficult to find well-known small dog breeds with these color combinations except for the popular Boston terrier.
In this blog post, I have done my research and I will be sharing a list of 15 small dogs that can or do sport a black and white color coat/fur.
They come in different varieties, short and long coat as well as having both colors in spots and patches.
In no particular other here is a list of small dog breeds that have a black and white color coat.
- French Bulldog
- Boston Terrier
- Jack Russell Terrier
- Miniature Schnauzer
- American Cocker Spaniel
- Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
- Miniature Border Collie
- Japanese Chin
- Toy Fox Terrier
- Teddy Roosevelt Terrier
- Lhasa Apso
- Tibetan Terrier
- Wire Fox Terrier
Chihuahuas are well known to come in various coat colors but seeing a black and white chihuahua can be a rare sighting as many chihuahuas have a single coat color, with the most prominent being plain white, black or brown.
Although not a standard breed color, if you search harder you might just find one strutting down the street.
The French bulldog is a small dog largely known for its dwarf and stocky look. They come, majorly, in various single coat colors.
Unlike their look-alike, the Boston terrier, it might not be easy to find a Frenchie sporting a tuxedo look.
Sure enough, they exist and might be lurking around the corner, waiting to shower you with kisses
This quintessential gentleman small dog breed is easily recognized for its tight tuxedo coat.
Its black and white coat is a standard color that can easily be found, but they also come in other multi-colors such as black brindle and white as well as, seal and white.
Jack Russell Terrier
The Jack Russell Terrier is popularly known for its white and brown patch coat.
Seeing a white Jack Russell terrier with black patches isn’t a regular sighting, which makes them more unique when spotted.
Next time you visit a public dog park, look closely, you might just find a Jack Russell terrier with black patches.
These adorable miniature variants of the standard size schnauzer are well known to come in various colors, most notably, single black color or a plain silver or white color.
Although, sighting one with a mix of both black and white colors might not be as difficult as it may seem.
This is because the white color is usually in forms of patches and less prominent compared to the free-flowing black coat.
The cocker spaniel spots a silky, flat or slightly wavy coat that comes in a variety of single and multi-colors.
Seeing a cocker spaniel sporting a black and white coat isn’t unheard of as this color-way is a standard color of the breed.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
This regal small dog breed is easily recognized by its feathered fur-covered ears and large eyes.
They also sport a variety of standard colors, black and white just happen to be one of them.
You might spot a few patches of tan that eventually fades away as they grow older.
The Löwchens are a unique looking small dog breed whose german name translates to “little lion”.
A Löwchen’s coat is usually kept in a “lion clip,” where most of the hindquarters and tail are clipped down close to the skin.
They can sport a variety of coat colors, both plain and multi-colors. Black and white is a standard coat color of the Löwchen.
Miniature Border Collie
The miniature Border Collie is a rare find as they are bred by mixing the standard sized Border Collie with a smaller dog breed.
The miniature Border Collie can sport the same coat color of the standard size Collie, which is black and white.
They can also come in various color combinations depending on the small dog breed it was mixed with.
The Japanese Chin is known to grow its straight and silky fur, long and free-flowing with its tail profusely covered by its coat, forming a plum.
The sport a variety of color mixtures with black and white being a standard color of the breed.
Toy Fox Terrier
This toy breed dog was bred by mixing the fox terrier with other toy breeds such as chihuahuas.
The short, shiny, smooth to the touch coat of the toy fox terrier comes in a variety of color mixes; from plain black and white to black and white with little patches of tan around the snout and eyes.
Teddy Roosevelt Terrier
Originally bred in America to hunt vermin in homes and farms, the Teddy Roosevelt terrier has evolved while retaining the instinctive protective and prey drive.
They sport a short, dense, medium-hard to smooth, sheen coat that can be single or multi-colored.
Some standard colors of the Teddy Roosevelt terrier include black and white, blue and white, chocolate and white amongst others.
This aristocratic small dog is famous for it’s floor-length, flat-hanging coat, parted in the middle and draping each side of the body.
They come majorly in single-colored coats but oftentimes they can be spotted with patches of other colors such as black.
The “Holy dogs of Tibet” as they fondly called, are ancient companion dogs of Buddhist monks in Tibet.
The Tibetan Terrier sports a double coat, with its undercoat being soft and woolly, while its outer coat is fine, wavy, or straight but never silky or woolly.
They come in a variety of colors, both single and multi-colors, with black and white being one of its standard colors.
Wire Fox Terrier
Named aptly after its wiry coat texture, the wire fox terrier is an amazing small dog breed that was originally bred to go after foxes.
They come in a variety of coat colors; white, black and white, white black and tan.
Where to find Black and White Small Dogs Breeds
Finding a black and white small dog can be both challenging and equally easy.
This is largely dependent on the dog breed. For example, if you want a Boston terrier, the chances of finding one with a black and white coat are higher compared to wanting a black and white chihuahua.
When searching specifically for a black and white small dog breed, it is important to ensure you’re going through a reputable breeder.
Do some research on the various health issue a mixed breed could have, ensure the breeder only breeds healthy dogs.
You can also visit your local dog shelter or speak to a vet to get more information on how to go about searching for one around you.