Dogs come in various shapes and sizes, all with different personalities which make them unique. But are some more affectionate than others?
These are 10 of the dog breeds thought to be the most loving - do you agree?
1. Great Dane
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) Photo: Shutterstock
2. Golden Retriever
Golden retrievers are a very loving and playful breed of dog. They are intelligent, affectionate and kind in nature (Photo: Shutterstock) Photo: Shutterstock
3. Border Collie
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) 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) Photo: Shutterstock