Looking for a cuddle buddy? We’ve compiled our picks for the best lap dog breeds! Tell us if you’d add any others in the comments below.
#1 – Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Eager, affectionate, happy dogs. They weigh in between 10-18 pounds, perfect for lap sitting.
#2 – Havanese
Mild, approachable a likely buddy dog; weighing as little as 7-13 pounds, the Havanese would make an excellent leg warmer.
#3 – Maltese
Lively, animated, mischievous, the Maltese weighs anywhere between 6-9 pounds. Light as a feather, this is an ideal lap dog.
#4 – Shih Tzu
A sturdy dog with quite a personality, the Shih Tzu weighs between 9 and 16 pounds. Just the right size for a cuddle.
#5 – French Bulldog
This easy going creature is playful and loving. With a weight range of 18-28 pounds, there is plenty to nestle down on the sofa with.
#6 – Pekingese
Brave yet sensitive, these little fluffs of dog are entirely devoted to their human. Weighing a mere 6-10 pounds, the Pekingese will make sure a lap is available when they need one.
#7 – Tibetan Spaniel
Jovial and delightful, the Tibetan Spaniel was designed to accompany royalty. At 9-15 pounds, any lap they find will be their throne.
#8 – Pug
Animated, the Pug loves to be the center of attention. Weighing between 13-20 pounds, this jester will be happy up against their audience after a tiring first act.
#9 – Italian Greyhound
With an overwhelming desire to please the little Italian Greyhound (6-10 pounds) would love a little reciprocation in the form of a comfy lap to sleep in.
#10 – Boston Terrier
These “little gentleman” dogs are quite devoted to their owners. Weighing 10-25 pounds, the Boston terrier is ready for a snuggle anytime.