Here are the 10 least affectionate and loving dog breeds likely to refuse hugs
Many of us have decided to welcome new puppies into our homes over the past two years – according to figures from the Kennel Club, dog ownership has soared nearly eight percent during the global pandemic .
There are 221 different purebred dog breeds to choose from, as well as plenty of crossbreeds, so there’s a lot of thought to go into before selecting the latest addition to your family.
There’s even academic guidance to seek out, with psychologist Stanley Coren’s book “The Intelligence of Dogs” ranking breeds by instinct, obedience and adaptability.
One thing to consider is that some dogs just aren’t as affectionate towards their owners as others.
That doesn’t mean they won’t make a loyal and valued pet, but if you’re looking for a dog that will happily cuddle for hours on end, you should look elsewhere.
Here are the 10 least affectionate dog breeds, according to the American Kennel Club.