7 affectionate and cute dog breeds for owners who love to cuddle 

Great Dane

Editor Bobbie Abdallah said Great Danes love cuddling, which may seem odd. Originally called the gentle giant, they love cuddling with loved ones and don't like being alone. 


“Pugs have even earned the nickname ‘velcro pugs’ because they stick to their humans like velcro,” wrote Candy Pilar Godoy. “They follow their owners around and have no sense of personal space.

Golden Retriever

This is expected by most. Golden and Labrador retrievers are among the most loving dogs. They are smart, trainable, and the best family dog.


These low-riding dogs are known for being very small and having an uncanny similarity to hot dogs. These little dogs love to cuddle up with their owners.

Alaskan Klee Kai

"Alaskan Klee Kai are among the most affectionate breeds I've met. “These small dogs have big personalities and always want to be with their humans. Enjoy these cute toy dog breeds that stay small forever.


Although quiet, boxers are very loyal to their owners and love to snuggle. They are called “shadows” because they follow you around the house and mature faster than other dogs, stopping down at three or four.


“My Rottweiler is a 100-pound lovebug,” said dog trainer Danielle Mühlenberg. Rottweilers are portrayed in the media as fearsome, although they love cuddling like Labradors. 

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