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The 10 Best Lap Dog Breeds

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.

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