Are teacup dogs real?

Yes, teacup dogs are real. There are teacup versions of poodles, pugs, yorkies, Maltese, and others.  They have been bred to be as small as possible, so they can be carried easily in a purse.

Many veterinarians have expressed concerns about the breeding of teacup dogs, as they are prone to several serious health issues due to their unnaturally small size.