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A Definitive Ranking Of The Cutest Puppies

Happy National Puppy Day!

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55. Yorkshire Terrier

Because: Yorkie puppies are just INSANELY tiny, which is the sole reason for their cuteness. But this pup in a cup just couldn't find the adorable to rise up the cute ranks.


50. Wheaten Terrier

Flickr: sangudo

Because: Wheatens are some of the sweetest dogs in the world, but there just wasn't quite enough cute here to catapult them above the adorable dudes that are to come.


43. Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Flickr: eddie-lawrance

Because: Staffies are adorable because they look like lil' tough guys, but all they really want to do is cover you in puppy kisses...and that's the cutest trait you could ever ask for.


37. Rottweiler

Because: Rotties have the CUTEST little puppy eyebrows, plus they're some of the most loving buddies in the puppy kingdom--so that definitely adds to the cute factor.

36. Samoyed

Because: OKAY, now we're getting into serious fluff territory--and let's be honest, there's nothing cuter than a fluffy puppy. Samoyeds are super fuzzy AND super sweet, so there's really nothing not to love.

34. Mastiff

Flickr: oceanyamaha

Because: AND NOW WE'RE GETTING TO THE SUPER WRINKLY DUDES. Mastiff pups are super cute because they have ginormous puppy paws, overgrown ears, and squishable wrinkles. CUTE, CUTE AND MORE CUTE.

32. Rhodesian Ridgeback

Flickr: hrdlicka

Because: Rhodesian Ridgebacks are some of the cutest AND the most badass dogs out there, but as puppies they're just floppy little bundles of love. Bonus: look at those puppy dog eyes!

30. Havanese

Flickr: hemlit

Because: Okay, of the small breed puppies of the universe, the Havanese may be one of the CUTEST. They're so tiny you just wanna put one in your pocket so you have an instant dose of adorable at all moments of the day...and there's really nothing else you need in your life.

29. Australian Cattle Dog

Because: Australian Cattle Dog babies are here to prove that freckled puppies are one of the greatest gifts to the universe. If only you could kiss every single one of their little puppy dog freckles!

28. Great Pyrenees

Because: Aside from being some of the sweetest dogs out there, Great Pyrenees puppies are out of control in the department of puppy dog eyes. Seriously, they can get ANY TREAT THEY WANT with eyes like that.

24. Flat Coated Retriever

Flickr: xanboozled

Because:Let's be real, Flat-Coated Retriever puppies are some of the most underrated puppies out there. They are one of the most cheerful breeds in the canine universe so they'll always be around to put a smile on your face--plus the have one of the softest, most huggable coats you could ever ask for.

22. West Highland White Terrier

Flickr: dsearle

Because: Westies have the personality to back up their insane adorableness. The pointy ears plus all that puppy fuzz. IT'S JUST TOO MUCH. IT'S WAY TOO MUCH CUTE.

21. Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

Annie Gardner


20. St. Bernard

Because: Let's set one thing straight, Beethoven is one of the greatest films of all time and it's because ST. BERNARD PUPPIES ARE BEYOND CUTE. THEIR LITTLE NOSE WRINKLE, THE OVERGROWN PUPPY PAWS, EVERYTHING IS CUTE ABOUT THEM.

18. Great Dane

Because: YES, MORE GIANT PUPPY PAWS. Great Danes are easily one of the kindest dogs in the world, but their looks alone put them at the top end of the cute scale. Who can resist puppies who haven't grown into their paws?! NOBODY.

17. German Shepherd

Because: YES. THE CHAMPIONS OF THE POINTY-EARED WORLD: GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPIES. The best part about them is when their floppy ears finally "pop" and stand up straight. NOTHING IS CUTER.

15. Irish Wolfhound

Flickr: carlstr

Because: As one of the biggest dog breeds in the world, it's a given that Irish Wolfhound puppies are some of the cutest pups out there. They're calm, courageous, and they've got a teeny bit of fluff to back all that adorable up.

14. Corgi

Because: We all know Corgis are some of the cutest dogs in the world, but the ginormous puppy ears are the best part of a little corgi pup. You'd be hard pressed to find something cuter than a baby Corgi who hasn't grown into her ears yet.

13. Border Terrier

Flickr: benangel218

Because: Border Terrier puppies are EASILY some of the most underrated puppies in the world. You don't see them too often, but when you do, they will BLOW YOUR MIND with their adorableness.

12. Golden Retriever

Because: Golden Retrievers are the most wonderful goofballs in the dog world, so we all knew they'd be at the higher end of the cute scale as puppies. They're tiny little balls of cute who just want to have fun ALL THE TIME.

9. Labrador

Because: Aside from the fact that Labs are some of the greatest dogs ever, it's been scientifically proven that you CANNOT resist Lab puppy dog eyes. Just look at this little guy. Give up now because you you can't do it. You'll never be able to do it.

7. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Because: INTRODUCING THE CUTEST LAP DOG THE WORLD HAS EVER SEEN: THE CAVALIER KING CHARLES PUPPY. Every little thing about these puppies is absolutely adorable. Everyone knows that these little Spaniels are some of the cutest puppies in the entire world.

6. Spinone Italiano

Grace Carucci

Because: These little guys need a little more recognition in the adorable department. JUST LOOK AT THOSE PAWS, THAT FACE, THOSE EARS. THERE ISN'T A BIT OF THIS PUPPY THAT ISN'T INSANELY CUTE.

4. American Pit Bull Terrier

Because: Besides pit bulls being the sweetest dogs in the entire world, they are also THE CUTEST PUPPIES. With a pit bull puppy around, you're guaranteed to always have a TON OF puppy kisses.

1. Bernese Mountain Dog

Instagram: @wallytheberner

Because: AND HERE WE HAVE THE CHAMPIONS OF FLUFFINESS. THE PIONEERS OF ADORABLE. THE BERNESE MOUNTAIN PUPPY. If you're ever lucky enough to be blessed by the sweet kiss of a Berner puppy, you'll understand why these little guys top the list. They are PERFECT, MAGICAL, AND ADORABLE LITTLE other puppy was fit to top the list because they are the best. SIMPLY THE BEST.

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