Fancy dogs are small size dogs. Fancy dogs are very popular pets. Catherine the Great also had such dog. This is a hobby for many people and the line in dog breeding.
The group of fancy dogs includes the smallest breeds: Pommeranter Spitz, Chihuahua, Chinese Crested Dog, Yorkshire terrier and many others. The most popular fancy dogs were in the epoch of feudalism. They were in favor of the medieval nobility.
Images of these dogs can be seen at old tapestries and frescos. These pictures let us a possibility to follow all changes of exterior of these pets. Some of fancy breeds disappeared, but some still exist. Indeed the popularity of fancy breeds is growing every day.
Most of these breeds are dwarf; many of them have long hair that allows us to give a different shape and form.