Best Dog Breeds for Therapy Work 

Friendly, gentle and intelligent Labs are a popular therapy dog breed.

Labrador Retriever  

Goldens are natural comfort-givers and commonly trained as therapy dogs.

Golden Retriever

Bright poodles make wonderful therapy dogs in all size varieties.  


The sweet, gentle Cavalier excels at therapy work.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Massive but docile Saint Bernards give therapeutic cuddles.

Saint Bernard

Quiet greyhounds often work with children and seniors.


Smart, sensitive collies are naturals at therapy dog jobs.


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