Top 8 Service Dog Breeds

Intelligent and eager to please, Golden Retrievers are one of the top service dog breeds. Their mild temperament suits many handlers.

Golden Retriever  

America's most popular breed also shines as service dogs. Labrador Retrievers are friendly, patient and highly capable.

Labrador Retriever

Standard Poodles have the aptitude to master complex tasks. Their hypoallergenic coats are a plus.


German Shepherds are stalwart service dogs. They're smart, obedient and great for mobility and psychiatric work.

German Shepherd  

Boxers make wonderful service dogs, known for their loyalty and being quick learners. Their size provides sturdiness.


Intimidating looks aside, Rottweilers have the temperament to succeed as service dogs. They form tight bonds.


Don't let their size fool you. Great Danes work wonderfully as service animals thanks to their devotion and adaptability.

Great Dane

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