PetPlace lists the dog breeds that are naturally the best lapdogs as the Bichon Frise, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, English Toy Spaniel, Japanese Chin and Lhasa Apso. Other good lapdogs include the Maltese, Pomeranian, Toy Poodle, Pug and Shih Tzu. All of these dogs weigh no more than 18 pounds, play well with others and have affectionate temperaments.
A lapdog is a small dog that enjoys cuddling in a person's lap and is content staying in one place for a long period of time. The best lapdogs do not weigh a lot, enjoy attention and are very affectionate toward people.