Best Dog Breeds for Service Animals

Labs are the most popular service dogs, known for their friendly temperament.

Labrador Retriever  

Goldens are eager to please and excel at all types of service work.  

Golden Retriever

Smart and hypoallergenic Poodles make wonderful service animals.


German Shepherds are focused, protective service dogs.

German Shepherd  

Gentle and agile Collies are ideal for various service jobs.


Labradoodle mixes combine Lab and Poodle traits for service work.


Many mixed breeds have all the qualities needed in great service dogs.

Service Dog Mixes

Best Dog Breeds for Therapy