10 Ultra-Clingy Velcro Dog Breeds That Never Let You Go to the Bathroom Alone

One of the biggest allures of dog ownership is companionship. Pet parents rarely get off the couch alone, and plan their lives and schedules around their dogs. But, what do you do when your dog wants to spend so much time with you that they can’t stand to spend time alone? 

The term “velcro dog” describes dogs that take their devotion to their humans to the extreme. Beyond simply enjoying time with their people, velcro dogs depend on their humans for emotional comfort and regulation. This is also described as separation anxiety, a mental health and attachment issue characterized in dogs by displays of extreme stress and anxiety when they are separated from their humans, even for a short time. Often, these dogs will choose one family member to attach themselves to, though other dogs will experience separation anxiety from multiple members of their family. 

1. Great Dane

A black Great Dane resting, needy clingy velcro dogs

2. Border Collie

border collie's are needy velcro dogs

3. Labrador Retriever

labrador retrievers are needy velcro dogs

4. French Bulldog

french bulldogs are needy velcro dogs

5. Maltese

Maltese are needy velcro dogs
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6. Vizsla

Vizslas are needy velcro dogs
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7. Italian Greyhound

Italian greyhounds are needy velcro dogs

8. Doberman Pinscher


9. Pug

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10. German Shepherd

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