Top 10 Least Aggressive Dog Breeds

The Bernese Mountain Dog comes in first place on this list. They used to labor on farms and were originally a Mastiff/hound mix.

1. Bernese Mountain Dog

Originally from Britain, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a tiny, devoted breed. According to the AKC, it is the 18th most popular dog breed out of 196.

2. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Contrary to what its name implies, the Shih Tzu is not a small lion. These dogs are gentle, affectionate friends who settle in well.

3. Shih Tzu

4. Pug

With a lifespan of 13 to 15 years and a weight of under 18 pounds, the pug, also known as the pug dog, is one of the most popular dog breeds.

This breed is known for jumping out of helicopters to save people in trouble and loves the sea. They are a heavy-boned, aristocratic breed that grows to a maximum height of 28 inches.

5. Newfoundland

Irish Setters are playful, high-energy dogs with gentle and obedient personalities. They have stunning red coats and are renowned for being agile, graceful, and even goofy.

6. Irish Setter

Another well-liked dog breed is the Basset Hound, which is renowned for its classic looks and conformance to "low-rider" culture. 

7. Basset Hound

8. Bichon Frise

Another cute small non-sporting breed of toy dog is the French Bichon Frise. They are well recognized for their friendliness and humility.

9. English Bulldog

An classic breed with a personality that doesn't match its appearance is the English Bulldog. They are gracious and adorable.

10. Beagle

Beagles are affectionate companions known for their lovely faces and adorable tri-color striping. They are very happy dogs