A surprisingly huge number of dogs families from all across the globe are adopted by pet lovers every year. By inbreeding from the same ancestral bloodline to mixing different bloodlines, dogs have been selectively bred for years now. From breeds specifically preferred for service work, to breeds which specialize as guard dogs or even ones that act as watchdogs, different breeds mostly have their unique areas of expertise, so to speak. Similarly, there are breeds who are the best suited as household pets. They’re playful, energetic, gentle, loyal, protective and affectionate. This list talks about the most amicable of the lot. These are the most friendly dogs, well suited to people and their company.