The 9 Most Cuddly Breeds Of Dog

Andrea A.

Something that we can agree on is that all dogs are adorable. Loyal and affectionate, our four legged friends give us something to be happy about every day. However, some breeds are definitely more obvious about their love than others.Here are 9 of the most cuddly, soppy dog breeds around:

1. Golden Retrievers

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Among the most popular breeds in the world, the Golden Retriever is known for its friendly and affectionate nature. They make excellent family dogs as they get on very well with children and aren't afraid of strangers - as well as being very soft and fun to hug! They are often trained to be therapy dogs and guide dogs.

2. Labrador Retrievers

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Another member of the Retriever family, Labradors are also known for their happy and sweet personalities. Very playful, they make good companions for children, as long as you keep an eye on them - they can be very exuberant. Intelligent and loving, They are easy to train and fit in easily with family life.

3. Bichon frisés

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Bichon frisés are full of spirit, being sweet and extroverted, but not aggressive. They are suited to children and elderly people, although they do have a lot of energy! But they equally love to cuddle up to their humans and are considered very 'polite'.

4. Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

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These little dogs are full of personality, being vivacious and happy sorts of canines. Another dog that is perfect for children, they are very loyal to their families and prefer not be be left alone. They are very sociable with other dogs and strangers.

5. Bearded Collies

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Originally bred as sheepdogs, the Bearded Collie is nowadays nearly exclusively kept as a pet. They are very attached to their humans and become protective if they think that members of their 'pack' are in danger. Again, their hardy stature and easy-to-train personalities make them good companions for children.

6. Italian Greyhounds

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A type of miniture Greyhound, they are lively dogs who love to run and have fun! Historically bred as hunting dogs, they still have a very strong prey drive and love to chase small animals - they definitely shouldn't be kept in the same house as a cat! They are very sensitive and need to have a considerate human as their companion, who will be able to train them with patience and kindness.

7. Griffon bruxellois

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These little dogs are full of energy and personality! They love their families very much and love to snuggle up to their humans as often as they can. Inquisitive and happy by nature, the Griffon can sometimes be irritable and don't always get on with kids.

8. American Staffordshire Terriers

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These dogs make excellent pets, with their personalities usually being sweet and affectionate towards their family members. They are highly intelligent and easy to train, but those who own them should start to educate them while they're young. Athletic dogs, they need to have space to run around and tire themselves out, and also enjoy long walks.

9. Great Danes

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These enormous and impressive dogs are no less cute and cuddly than their smaller counterparts! They can have a lot of health problems, but live for many years if they are cared for properly. They love their families and are particularly protective of children.

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