Finding the perfect dog can be a process, especially if you are looking for a particular breed with certain personality traits. It can take a while, but it is well worth the wait to find the best dog to fit in with your lifestyle and family and vice-versa. Most people who are in search of a new family member to adopt do look for friendliness as a positive trait. This is especially important if there are young children in the family. A dog with a gentle and welcoming personality will be less likely to exhibit aggressive behaviors if he or she is properly socialized. The following dog breeds have been chosen for our list in accordance with their friendliness towards other pets, strangers, their levels of affection and general friendliness.
Here are 20 of the friendliest dog breeds for your consideration.