The Top 10 Snuggle Buddy Dog Breeds!


These are not just any canines on this Top 10 list!

These are the pup with zero sense of personal space and no regard for their size.


These dogs are some of the best snuggle buddies in the canine world, and they are not afraid to curl up next to their humans…or push them out of the way and claim the couch for themselves.

The dogs on this list come in a variety of breeds, sizes, and laziness.

However, the one thing they all have in common is that they are super-affectionate and have an extreme love for their human counterparts.

Take a peek at the following list of dog breeds and see if one of them can be your personal snuggle buddy!

Golden Retriever

It shouldn’t be shocking that the Golden Retriever has made the Top 10 snuggle buddy dog breed list!

They are incredibly intelligent canines that are among some of the most adored dog breeds in the world!

They are often viewed as one of the most family-friendly dog breeds as a result of their sweet, loving and gentle nature.

Goldies are also one of the most common breeds chosen as service dogs. Golden Retrievers will work hard, play hard and snuggle hard!


While the Chihuahua may not be a suitable snuggle buddy for small children, they do make excellent companions, overall.

This small dog breed is full of attitude and love.

However, their love may be reserved for one family member and may display jealousy if that family member is ignoring them.

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In the end, they will curl up next to their favorite member of the family and happily stay there until the end of time.


The Labrador is another dog breed that reaches the top of the charts when it comes to family-friendly dog breeds!

They are the pure definition of “man’s best friend,” and they strive to please their owners.

They make excellent hunting companions, exceptional service dogs, and impeccable snuggle buddies.

They are versatile, dedicated and loving pups that will rarely turn down a meal or treat.


With a heart of gold and energy to spare, the Boxer can be an excellent snuggle buddy (if you can wear him out).

Boxers absolutely adore their families and would happily join them for any outing, exercise, activity, chore, or tedious task.

They also display a great sense of humor and would do practically anything for a laugh!

However, if you wish to snuggle up to this silly pup, then you will need to put in the effort!

He is far more likely to snuggle when his energy is drained.

Brussels Griffon

The Brussels Griffon is a small dog breed with a big dog attitude.

These pups can be bearded or non-bearded, and they also sport a consistent grumpy look on their face.

These little pooches believe that they are large and in charge and they will continue to believe it until their owners correct them.

However, as challenging as these dogs can be, they are also a lovable and snuggly breed!


Last but certainly not least, the adorable and ever affectionate Pitbull!

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These misunderstood pups strive to prove that they are loving, sweet-natured family companions like no other.

Owners of a Pitbull should enroll them in training classes to establish manners, and they should socialize them well to enhance their love of all people.

Pitbulls are the original “nanny dog” which means they are perfect snuggle buddies for children.

They may even attempt to snuggle up next to the family cat if she allows him to do so!

​Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a canine with spunk!

They are wonderful small pups that excel in various areas of life including hunting, playing, and of course, snuggling.

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is perfect for families with small children as they love to run and play.

However, they are not too rambunctious of a breed to overwhelm senior citizens.

These pups show their love to everyone they meet and would gladly snuggle up next to them!

Bichon Frise

The Bichon Frise is very similar to the Boxer in that he is also family-loving, silly, and all around a happy pup!

He is very playful and would make an excellent playmate for young children.

On the other hand, the Bichon Frise is also a very calm little dog that is the perfect portable snuggle buddy!

Italian Greyhound

Italian Greyhound The Italian Greyhound is an excellent snuggle buddy as he will curl up next to their humans much in the same way as a baby deer curls up next to his mother.

These pups are not of the lazy sort, however. They have long legs that help them reach speeds of up to 25 miles per hour!

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However, their fragile physical physique means that they are best suited for adult snugglers and may be simply too sensitive for small children.

Great Dane

The Great Dane is the largest snuggly dog breed, but don’t let his size fool you!

These pups are gentle giants, lap dogs, and snuggle buddies to their core!

They make excellent family companions because of their rambunctious puppy-like nature that is perfectly balanced by their adult-like manners.

Unfortunately, the one thing that the Great Dane does not sport is a long lifespan.

However, if you are looking for an incredible, loving and snuggly canine that requires a king size bed, then you must consider the Great Dane!

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