The 14 Most Affectionate Dog Breeds That Will Love And Snuggle You Endlessly

If 'lap dog' is your main criteria, look no further than these.

8/4/2021 6:00:00 AM

If “lap dog” is your main criteria, look no further than these. 😌🐾

If 'lap dog' is your main criteria, look no further than these.

Eva Blanco / Getty Images/iStockphoto / Via iStockIf you're searching for a big-hearted best friend to add to your household, these breeds are a great starting point. Here are some of the most affectionate dogs out there. (Oh, and if I missed your favorite, tell me in the comments!)

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1.English BulldogsMarcoventuriniautieri / Getty Images / Via iStockEnglish bulldogs may look a little intimidating by their appearance, but they really are big softies, and one of the most gentle dog breeds around, according to. These affectionate pooches also love children and form a strong bond with them.

2.Sanjagrujic / Getty Images/iStockphoto / Via iStockLabs are considered America's favorite dogs, and for good reason. Thecategorizes this breed as friendly, outgoing, and very affectionate to family...and even strangers.3.NewfoundlandsDixi_ / Getty Images/iStockphoto / Via iStock headtopics.com

Newfoundlands, aka Newfies, are basically big teddy bears. They can get pretty large in size (we're talking a whopping 150 pounds), but they are a sweet-tempered, known to be excellent companions and great watchdogs if you have children.4.Daniloandjus / Getty Images / Via iStock

These littlecutiesare sweet, gentle, and always up for cuddles. Their big eyes and floppy ears will easily melt your heart. If you're ever questioning how your cavalier feels about you, just watch how quickly his tail wags whenever you walk in the door.

5.ChihuahuaElenasfotos / Getty Images/iStockphoto / Via iStockThe sassy Chihuahua sure has a big personality, but this breed also loves nothing more than hanging out in their owner's lap and giving kisses. According to the, chihuahuas possess loyalty, charm, and a"big-dog" attitude.

6.Dusanmanic / Getty Images/iStockphoto / Via iStockThe bichon frisebreedis known for its happy-go-lucky attitude. They might bark at strangers, but it's only because they want to meet and greet everyone they pass. These little cuties are known for their adaptable personalities and their strong love for people, especially their families. headtopics.com

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7.Alexandr Zhenzhirov / Getty Images/iStockphoto / Via iStockPugs are one of the most playful and affectionate breeds, according to the. These little doggos are loving, easygoing, and will spoil you with lots of puppy kisses.8.ColliesFranckreporter / Getty Images/iStockphoto / Via iStock

Collies are known to thrive on companionship and hugs from their human friends. These loyal and intelligentwill shower you with love all day long. Read more: BuzzFeed »

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Chihuahuas?! They have a reputation for being vicious little assholes and it’s earned by the ones I’ve met. I actually stopped going to a friends house after she got a bulldog, nothing like having 70 pounds of bulldog hurtle itself on top of you at full speed, one of the few dogs I’ve met in my life that I couldn’t stand being around.

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