Top Dog Breeds for Emotional Support Animals

Labradors are gentle, extremely responsive to emotions, and aim to please.

 Labrador Retriever

Goldens are sweet-natured, highly intuitive, and comforting.

Golden Retriever  

Smart and attentive Poodles form close bonds with their handlers.


Cavs are affectionate, cuddly, empathetic little companions. 

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Sensitive Collies are highly in-tune with human needs.


Loyal German Shepherds pick up on subtle emotional cues.

German Shepherd  

Despite their goofiness, Pugs are extremely perceptive dogs.


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