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See the top 10 of the cutest dog breeds. Pick your favourite!

Golden Labrador dog in the forest advice
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Are you considering getting a new dog but you don’t know which breed to pick? Here you have a top 10 of the cutest dog breeds in the world.

By Daniel Mar

The moment when you decide to a new dog is special and unique. If it is your first time picking a puppy, you should know that there are different factors that you will want to take into account. For example, you have to consider the size of the dog, the length of the hair, lifespan and type of care.

You might also want to evaluate the breed’s temperament. Not every dog is calm and easy-loving. There are some breeds prone to violence (guard dogs for instance), so you need to know exactly what you want. However, if you want a family dog, you need a breed that can easily relate to people, especially children. Cute little dogs can be great companions. To help you make this decision, here you have a top 10 of the cutest dog breeds out there.

Top 10 of the cutest dog breeds in the market

The following list was composed of the opinions of millions of people throughout the years. It might not be perfect, but it certainly pools the opinions of real dog lovers. These are, without a shred of doubt, the cutest dog breeds in the world. If you want to get cute puppy breeds, just pick one (or many) from this top 10.

Golden Retriever

Top 10 cutest dog breeds.
The Golden Retriever©joelswick, Unsplash.

The Golden Retriever is a large-size dog breed. Since the origins of this dog breed, hunters used them as gun dogs to retrieve shot water birds like ducks during hunting and shooting parties. Hence the name “retriever”! This dog was able to retrieve any shot animal undamaged. Nowadays, they are considered the best family dog. They are very loyal and very protective of their families.

Labrador Retriever

Top 10 cutest dog breeds.
The Labrador Retriever©martinklaus, Unsplash.

Even though Golden Retrievers are at the top of the list, there is another type of Retriever among the cutest dog breeds: Labrador Retriever. This dog breed is extremely cute. Generally, they are very laid back. This characteristic makes them get along with other dogs and pets in general. The one thing that can be considered negative about this dog breed is that they are picky eaters.

Irish Setter

Top 10 cutest dog breeds.
The Irish Setter ©ryanstone, Unsplash

This dog was also originally a hunting dog. However, over time, he has adapted to being a family dog. Families all over the world considered them among the cutest dog breeds there is. Likewise, Irish Setters are very accommodating, so they go to extra-lengths to please their owners. They are very easy to train and super easy to love.


Top 10 cutest dog breeds.
The Beagle©ionutcomanphotographer, Unsplash

This is a small-sized hound which resembles quite a lot a larger foxhound. It was also originally bred to hunt, but they have adapted to social life. Beagles are a very active dog breed, so you might see them running around the place. If you consider yourself an active dog owner that loves to play, going on long walks, a Beagle is perfect for you. There is no possible boredom with this dog breed.


Top 10 cutest dog breeds.
The Pug ©charlesdeluvio, Unsplash.

This small-sized dog breed has a characteristic body that everyone recognizes: wrinkly, short-muzzled face and the curly tail. Pugs are magnificent dogs. Despite their funny looking face, they are very cute. Pugs have a unique glossy coat that comes in a variety of colours (usually black or fawn). They are great with the family! They love to play, especially with small children.

Shiba Inu

Top 10 cutest dog breeds.
The Shiba Inu ©vincentcamacho, Unsplash.

They are among the cutest dog breeds in the world for a reason! By just having a look at one of these, you can easily fall in love. Like the Beagle, Shiba Inus are very active so unless you live in a home willing to deal with their craziness, don’t even try it! Another great thing about this dog breed is that they keep themselves neat and clean so their owners don’t really have to care too much about grooming.

Australian Shepherd

Top 10 cutest dog breeds.
The Australian Shepherd ©jametlene_reskp, Unsplash.

Most people had one of these when growing up. It is not only among the cutest dog breeds in the world but among the smartest! Furthermore, they are very loving and loyal. If you like a dog that is affectionate, this is your pick (only Retrievers beat them in this aspect). They are active but not like the Beagle.


Top 10 cutest dog breeds.
The Newfoundland©Pixabay

Even though they are really large dogs, you won’t find a gentler dog breed. Not only are they calm and nice but also quite beautiful. Also, they are very laid back and might even get to the point of laziness! So, if you are looking for a dog that doesn’t require excessive activity, Newfoundland make a great companion.


Top 10 cutest dog breeds.
The Poodle ©sarandy_westfall, Unsplash.

This is among the cutest dog breeds in the world because of their famous coat! Most people think that Poodles are only 'show dogs' but they can also make excellent family dogs. Generally, they like to play and socialize with people of all ages. They are very intelligent and trainable. Sometimes, they can be mischievous but it is part of their charm. They love getting attention.

Cocker Spaniel

Top 10 cutest dog breeds.
The Cocker Spaniel©bianca_suri, Unsplash.

This dog breed wraps up this list of cute types of dogs. Cocker Spaniels are medium-sized dog breeds. Their most famous traits are their long ears and their silky looking hair! They make excellent family dogs. Take into account this Top 10 of the cutest dog breeds and pick the best one for you! Any of these breeds would be an excellent choice.