Is your dog “The Cuddler”?November 9, 2018
Fall is already here. We know some of you pet lovers need the warm embrace and affection of your pet. For many, fall is when you are home the most, therefore it is the perfect time to spend quality time with your dog. That means your dog gets to enjoy your company and you too get to feel their love and snuggles.
For most dog lovers, having a snuggly and affectionate companion is one the best rewards of owning a dog. During fall, when daylight fades fast and temperatures turn cold, having that furry friend that gives you unconditional love lifts your heart. There are several breeds of dogs that are especially snuggly, so we compiled a list of dog breeds that make the perfect companions during those chilly autumn nights. Here are seven breeds of dogs that are incredibly affectionate:
- The Italian Greyhound
This is one of the most loving dogs you will ever find. These beauties are very delicate due to their fragile bodies and long limbs. This exotic breed has that sharp sighthound gaze that makes them look even more vulnerable, yet so affectionate. While they do love to run around during summer, they will also enjoy cuddling indoors with you come fall. This breed may, however, be unsuitable around younger family members.
- Labrador Retriever
If you want the most loyal and friendly dog, get the Labrador Retriever. This amazing breed remains among the most loyal, especially to their owners with whom they create an unmatched bond. They will want to kiss you all the time and will always be ready to play and snuggle. Their discipline level is also very high: they will do what you want when you want!
- Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is the ultimate lap dog. They are very loyal though cheeky and playful and will stay by your side no matter what; you could fall asleep on the couch with the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel wrapped around your arms and it would not leave your side. These dogs are the best companions to have during cold fall nights thanks to their ability to offer warmth, affection and unconditional love.
These little warriors are some of the most affectionate dogs when it comes to that one person they love. They snuggle endlessly with their chosen person but will not hesitate to get fierce with intruders when they think it’s necessary. Chilly autumn days or nights are the perfect time to embrace and caress them a lot as this gives them a sense of happiness. The more love you’ll give them, the more love they’ll give back.
The boxer is a beautiful outdoorsy type dog that you can take along on walking trips. However, it can also become the perfect indoor lapdog for you and your family. It has a persona of being snuggly and affectionate indoors; thus, making it the ideal dog for cuddles during the fall. They will spend almost all their time next to you and enjoy your warm embrace. The boxer is a beautiful dog that will make you laugh and to have fun with outside or inside your house.
- Brussels Griffon
This fantastic little dog comes with an array of qualities and will make fall more enjoyable and fun. Although they can be a tad disobedient at times, they are always full of fun and excitement. Despite their small size, they offer great joy, affection and laughter to their owners.
- Old English Sheepdog
The furry Old English sheepdog is one of the most affectionate dogs you can have around. Because of their thick coat, which can easily be mistaken for a pillow, these dogs are perfect for cuddling. They are especially great for children who enjoy cuddling and playing with furry friends.
Choosing one among the list above may prove difficult as practically all breeds mentioned, and many more not mentioned here, may be right for you. Having a snuggly and affectionate dog is something everyone should consider, regardless of the breed. That best friend that puts a smile on your face every time you walk through the door is just priceless!
Let us know which breed you think is most affectionate by sharing your thoughts in the comments below.