1. Labrador Retriever: Labradors, like this snuggle pup sharing some love with college students, thrive around people.
2. French Bulldog: French Bulldogs, like this Frenchie waiting to be read to, are a quirky, smart and kind breed.
3. Greyhound: The gentle nature of the Greyhound makes it an ideal breed for therapy work.
4. Pomeranian: The Pomeranian is an inquisitive breed, full of personality and covered in fluff, two qualities that can be welcoming to nervous strangers.
5. Miniature Poodle: Like their larger counterpart, miniature Poodles are highly intelligent, yet small enough to sit in a hooman's lap.
6. Golden Retreiver: Golden Retrievers are the kind of dog that have never met a stranger, which makes them perfect for therapy work.
7. Yorkshire Terrier: The small size of the Yorkie makes it an easy breed to lift onto hospital beds, and their silky fur is oh-so-snuggly.
8. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel: Cavies are known for being an affectionate and gentle breed.
9. German Shepherd : German Shepherds have been serving hoomans for decades, with therapy work being just one of the many areas they succeed in.
10. Dachshund: Dachshunds are known for snuggling up in blankets, as well as being a curious, spunky breed.
11. Pug: Pugs love being near people and are always eager to please their hoomans.
12. Corgi: Corgis are known for being smart and affectionate, without being too pushy.
13. Collie: Collies are known for being in-tune to human emotion ( and they're great with children.)
14. Beagle: Beagles are a loveable breed known for their easy-going personality.
15. Standard Poodle: Poodles are known for their extraordinary intelligence and trainability.
16. Maltese: The Maltese is the quintessential lapdog, and has long luxurious fur, perfect for petting.