Top 8 Best Therapy Dog Breeds

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1. Golden retriever

The golden retriever is undoubtedly the best therapy dog breed for emotional support because of their sweet temperament.

2. Labrador retriever

Because of their obedience, these medium-sized dogs are affectionate, playful, gentle, and good listeners.

3. Poodles

Poodles are excellent therapy dogs for allergy sufferers because of their hypoallergenic, non-shedding coats.

4. German shepherd

One of the popular service dogs famous for its loyalty towards owners provides a more profound sense of security.

5. Border collie

Another hardworking, intelligent, and caring dog breed brings positivity through its playfulness.

6. Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu is the calmest toy dog and can become an excellent lap dog with a beautiful, luxurious coat that provides great emotional support.

7. Pomeranian

Pomeranians are great with kids, but proper training and socialization are essential for therapy work.

8. Yorkshire terrier

This toy dog breed offers endless possibilities of healing and comfort and is an excellent companion choice.

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