Cavaliers were initially created to be companions dogs, so their genetics run deep as warm-hearted comforters.
As one of the most popular dog breeds in the country, it’s no shocker the loveable Labrador retriever is also a top-notch emotional support dog.
Corgis are happy, playful, easy-going dogs, making them a great choice for an emotional support dog,” says Dr. Chocznski Johnson.
Great Pyrenees: Perfect for stress relief with their grooming needs and calm temperament. Heavy shedding, but low activity level.
Standard Poodles: Largest size, non-shedding, loving, and intelligent. Great emotional support dogs with long lifespans. Good grooming needed.
Great Dane: Towering physique, loyal guard dog breed. Aloof with strangers, but affectionate and compassionate with their human. Gentle giants.
Maltese: Small, cuddly, expressive eyes. Attached to a favorite person. Provides comfort and companionship. Be cautious of theft.
Havanese: Adaptable travel companion, non-shedding, calm temperament. Can fly in-cabin. Friendly and sociable, takes focus off you.
Golden Retriever: Loyal and affectionate. Provides emotional support through cuddling and bonding. Enthusiastic, needs exercise, but content to relax with you.
Yorkie: Cute lap dog, portable and confident. Playful, affectionate, and protective. Excellent watchdog with a hearty bark.
Mixed breeds: Adorable, versatile, loyal, and affectionate. Healthier due to wider gene pool. Adopting from shelters brings emotional meaning.