Most loving dog breeds: 10 affectionate pets - from Labrador and Chihuahua to Bichon Frise

Dogs come in various shapes and sizes, all with different personalities which make them unique. But are some more affectionate than others?

Tuesday, 27th October 2020, 3:47 pm
Most affectionate dogs

These are 10 of the dog breeds thought to be the most loving - do you agree?

Although the great dane may be a large dog, this doesn’t make it any less loving. This breed is one of the best-natured dogs, boasting a gentle, playful and affectionate personality (Photo: Shutterstock)
Golden retrievers are a very loving and playful breed of dog. They are intelligent, affectionate and kind in nature (Photo: Shutterstock)

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The border collie is a loving breed of dog that develops a deep bond with its owners. They are also energetic, smart and loyal (Photo: Shutterstock)
Pugs are dogs that love to give love and be loved. They enjoy cuddling up on their human's lap and will show their affection in an abundance of ways (Photo: Shutterstock)
Chihuahuas have very big hearts and are a very affectionate breed of dog. They are playful, intelligent and very loving (Photo: Shutterstock)
Bulldogs are calm, confident and very cuddly. They’re an affectionate and low-maintenance breed of dog (Photo: Shutterstock)
The bichon frise loves to play and has a gentle, affectionate and loving nature (Photo: Shutterstock)
Boxer dogs are known for being playful, energetic, loyal and friendly. They love affection and enjoy being paid attention and given lots of strokes and cuddles (Photo: Shutterstock)
This breed of dog has a lot of love to give and enjoys being around its humans (Photo: Shutterstock)
Labradors are known for being loyal, gentle and loving dogs, who are eager to please and love a cuddle (Photo: Shutterstock)