Most Affectionate Dog Breeds

Discover the dog breeds that are known for their affectionate nature and loving demeanor.


Bulldogs are gentle giants with a calm disposition. They are known to form strong bonds with their families.

Labrador Retrievers

Labradors are friendly, outgoing, and high-spirited companions who have more than enough affection to go around.

Brussels Griffon

This small breed is known for its big heart and is often described as being "almost human.

Staffordshire and Pit Bull Terriers

These breeds are known for their loyalty and affection, especially towards children.

Newfoundlands are gentle giants known for their sweet nature and love for water.


Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

These dogs are known for their adaptability and their eagerness to cuddle.

Despite their small size, Chihuahuas have a big personality and are fiercely loyal to their owners.


Bichon Frisé

Bichon Frisés are cheerful and playful, making them great companions for families.


Pugs are known for their sociable and gentle personality, making them great lap dogs.


Collies are known for their predictable and easy-going nature, making them great family pets.

Golden Retrievers

Golden Retrievers are friendly, intelligent, and devoted, making them one of the most popular dog breeds in the US.


Labradoodles are a mix of Labrador Retrievers and Poodles, combining the best traits of both breeds.