Best Companion Dog Breeds

If you’re searching for a dog to become your loving, trusty companion, choose a breed with a calm, easygoing temperament. Some of the best companion dogs also are among the friendliest dog breeds, most loyal dogs and the best therapy dogs.

If you’re interested in a low-maintenance companion, dogs with short coats that shed little are good options. Those who want an exclusive indoor companion should consider a toy or small-breed dog. Active people may want a medium- or high-energy breed to keep up with their busy lifestyle.

Regardless of the qualities you desire in a companion dog, your new pet is sure to provide you with unconditional love and steadfast devotion.

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