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List Rules Vote up the greatest dog breeds for female owners, whether they want a guard dog for protection or just a friendly companion who can handle a work schedule.

List of the best dogs for women, as ranked by dog lovers and female dog owners. Being a dog owner is one of the most rewarding things in the world. However, not every breed of dog is perfect for every type of person. Different dog breeds have very diverse personality types and therefore are more suited to dog owners with the similar personalities. There are certain breeds of dogs that are far more appropriate for the caring feminine personality of a woman than a man. Some of the dogs on this list, such as the French Bulldog and terriers, are considered watchdogs, which are perfect for single women who are looking for both protection and warmth. Other dogs are perfect for women with active families because they are energetic and extremely friendly.

You may be asking yourself, “What are the best dogs for women?” With the help of this list, you can search for and rank the canines that are perfect for females of any type of personality and lifestyle. The dogs on this list are loving, happy, and overall protective of their companions.

Whether you’re looking for a dog that’s low maintenance or a puppy that you can give all of your affection to, surely there’s a dog on this list that’s made just for you.

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Golden Retriever is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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227 91
Labrador Retriever is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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179 93
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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135 64
American Eskimo Dog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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122 70
Dalmatian is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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52 15
Collie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women
luki added Collie

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135 77
Pug is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women
Pug

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136 80
French Bulldog is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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122 74
Pomeranian is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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112 63
American Staffordshire Terrier is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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97 59
Scottish Terrier is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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102 65
Poodle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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103 64
Jack Russell Terrier is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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89 57
Papillon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

The Best Dog Breeds for Families

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53 24
Yorkshire Terrier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women
Lilly Dee added Yorkshire Terrier

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91 58
Welsh Corgi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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66 40
Shih Tzu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women
LyssaCruz-Malloy added Shih Tzu

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95 64
Bichon Frisé is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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91 64
Maltese Dog is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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66 44
American Foxhound is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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78 50
Australian Cattle Dog is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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57 36
Setter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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54 37
Keeshond is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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59 44
Havanese is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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30 15
Great Dane is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women
Kasir Radojica added Great Dane

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83 67
Chihuahua is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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61 44
Airedale Terrier is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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62 50
Chow Chow is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

The Cutest Mixed Dog Breeds

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38 25
Miniature Schnauzer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women
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55 50
Cairn Terrier is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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48 50
Finnish Spitz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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41 43
Japanese Chin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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39 42
Norfolk Terrier is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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39 49
Beauceron is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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39 53
Afghan Hound is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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33 44
Dandie Dinmont Terrier is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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27 51
Löwchen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women