Top 16 friendly dogs

Some dogs are incredibly friendly, others are aloof and suspicious. Here are 16 dogs that were rated the highest — five stars — for All-around friendliness in the Dog Breed Center. The ranking was based on four sub-categories: affectionate with family, dog friendly, friendly toward strangers, and kid friendliness.

1. Bichon Frise

“Just made the cut at number sweet sixteen — hey, be my friend?”

2. Bull Terrier

3. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

4. Coton de Tulear

5. English Setter

6. Flat-Coated Retriever

7. Goldador

8. Golden Retriever

9. Havanese

10. Irish Setter

11. Labradoodle

12. Labrador Retriever

13. Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

14. Samoyed

15. Sussex Spaniel

16. Vizsla

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