Maybe look into Papillons. Our neighbour has a Papillon cross, and he resembles the Papillon side of his heritage a lot. They aren't a very big dog, and if the neighbour's dog is anything to go by, as long as their person is with them they are quiet, confident little dogs.
Dr. Seuss~DLH (brother's cat)~June 2007-
Misty~DSH (my cat & Mooby's mom)-?-
MooBoots(Mooby) ~ DMH(Mom's cat)~July 21, 2008-
Sunshine~ Golden retriever X white german sheperd (Dad's dog)~October 24, 2008-