What...not a mention of pugs anywhere in the article? And why do they have a picture of a bull terrier? They weight about 50 pounds so are not really very small.
Pugs are the way to go. http://puppydogweb.com/gallery/pugs/pug_beckett1.jpg
Sounds like domesticity.
Small dog related video here.
If you are planning to get a dog, please consider rescuing a dog from a shelter.