Best Dog Breeds for Therapy

Intelligent and gentle, Golden Retrievers make excellent therapy dogs.

Golden Retriever

Friendly and calm, Labs are perfectly suited for therapy work.

Labrador Retriever

Smart, hypoallergenic Poodles are ideal service and therapy dogs.


The ever-happy Cavalier is a top therapy dog breed.

Cavalier King Charles

Papillons are lively small dogs perfect for visiting patients.


Havanese are sociable, cheerful therapy dogs.


Don't underestimate tiny Chihuahuas as therapy dogs!


Most Low Energy and Lazy Dog Breeds