Some breeds of dog are just born to cuddle.

Most cuddly dogs: The American Kennel Club's 10 most snuggly breeds of adorable dog - including the loving Cocker Spaniel ๐Ÿ•

If you are looking for a canine companion seemingly designed for cuddles, there are certain dog breeds that should be top of your dog wish list.

A huge number of us have decided to welcome new puppies into our homes over the last 18 months โ€“ according to Kennel Club figures dog ownership soared by nearly eight percent โ€“ and demand for four-legged friends remains high as the pandemic continues.

There are a whopping 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, alongside numerous crossbreeds, so thereโ€™s plenty of thinking to do before you select your familyโ€™s latest addition. Thereโ€™s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Corenโ€™s book โ€˜The Intelligence of Dogsโ€™ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

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Of course, itโ€™s all very well having a clever, fit or alert dog โ€“ but sometimes you just want a pooch to snuggle up to. So, here are the 10 cuddliest breeds of dog, according to the experts at the American Kennel Club.

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