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

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

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107 54
American Eskimo Dog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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

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French Bulldog is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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Scottish Terrier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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107 64
Pug is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women
Pug

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

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

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Shih Tzu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women
LyssaCruz-Malloy added Shih Tzu

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

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Maltese Dog is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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Bichon Frisé is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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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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Jack Russell Terrier is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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Papillon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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Havanese is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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American Foxhound is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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Collie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women
luki added Collie

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Welsh Corgi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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

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

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Australian Cattle Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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Chihuahua is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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Miniature Schnauzer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women
margot-coulombe added Miniature Schnauzer

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

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

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Norfolk Terrier is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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Cairn Terrier is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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Great Dane is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women
Kasir Radojica added Great Dane

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

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Beauceron is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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Finnish Spitz is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Very Best Dog Breeds for Women

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

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

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