Affectionate dog breeds
IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A DOG WHO KNOWS HOW TO CHEER YOU UP WITH LOTS OF LOVE, YOU'VE COME TO THE RIGHT LIST. THESE AFFECTIONATE DOG BREEDS ARE KNOWN FOR THEIR SWEET NATURE & DEVOTION.
HOWEVER, IT'S ALWAYS WORTH REMEMBERING THAT EVERY DOG IS AN INDIVIDUAL AND MIGHT NOT HAVE THE "BREED STANDARD" WHEN IT COMES TO PERSONALITY. HERE, 12 AFFECTIONATE DOG BREEDS.
1. BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
With a big, strong exterior and a soft, gentle heart, these dogs are known for their patience with kids. did someone say perfect family dog?
2. Border terrier
Though they've got that terrier prey drive, border terriers are always ready to snuggle up with their families at the end of a long day.
3. BRUssels griffon
As the american kennel clup puts it, the brussels griffon has a "low threshold for loneliness" They want to be around their humans all the time!
these friendly, loyal canines genuinely think they are lap dogs and are ready to give as much love as possible all the time.
5. Cavalier king charles spaniel
An adaptable breed who can truly brighten your day with their "smile," the Cavalier king charles spaniel is as adorable as they come.
6. German shorthaired pointer
Talk about a happy, friendly breed. they love learning commands and fulfilling said commands to please their owners.
7. Golden retriever
Need proof that golden retrievers are affectionate dogs? They make excellent therapy dogs, guide dog, family dogs, rescue dogs, show dogs...should we keep going?
8. irish setter
These sweet pups can party with the kids and lounge with the elderly. they love to hunt but are always down to chill.
the maltese breed love to make new friends easily and will happily follow their humans on any adventure.
referred to as the "nanny dog," due to their sweet-tempered personalities newfoundlands make great guard dogs and playmates.
friendly and courageous, vizslas need plenty of outdoor time. as long as you can deliver that, they'll shower you with affection and follow you to the ends of the earth.
a whippet's ideal afternoon is lounging on a chaise with its favorite human. they love their people!
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