The dog’s loyalty that they show to us is one of the advantage that comes with dog ownership. However, there are some dog breeds that are especially known for their fondness and loyalty. Here are the 10 of the most loyal dog breeds.
Sheltie is a family-oriented dog that will stick by you no matter where and no matter what. If you want a shadow that will follow you everywhere you go, then Sheltie is the right and ideal dog for you.
German Shepherd are known to be the classic military and police dogs. They are protective and highly intelligent dogs, German Shepherds tend to establish loyalty to one person, making them the ultimate sidekick.
Staffordshire Terrier is a piece of an umbrella term for breeds that some common characteristics, like American Staffordshire Terrier and American Pit Bull Terrier. They can be lovable goofballs with their humans, but unfortunately they have a negative reputation appeared on the media coverage and the use of this loyal breed are now in dog fighting rings.
Rough Collie has been known for their role as family protector, mainly due to Lassie. Rough Collies are very loyal and is considered may be one-family dogs. They are very rarely aggressive and protective beyond barking. However, some didn’t advised Rough Collie for children unless otherwise it has been trained and well-socialized.
Akita is dog breed comes from the mountainous region of Japan and probably the dog breed most people think when they think about loyalty. The famous story of Hachiko, who waited for his owner at a train station every day even after his owner’s sudden death is one of the most incredible examples of faithfulness of an Akita dog.
Kuvasz is a Hungarian ancient breed that was historically used as a royal guard dog. Kuvasz are highly independent dogs and therefore hard to train. Kuvasz derived from Turkish word kavas and kuwasz which means a guard/solider and protector respectively. In the movie entitled Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco was Kuvasz breed first film which the dog named Delilah appears.
Great Pyrenees is a large breed dog orignially came from livestock guardians. These giant flufballs are confident, affectionate, gentle with children and will ferociously guard their own. They are attentive, fearless and loyal to its duties.
Mention a St. Bernard to someone, and he or she probably think of a giant dog with a barrel around its neck. St. Bernards are working dogs from the Swiss Alps and north Italy that was once used for rescuers however, today the barrel appears to be just a symbol of the dog’s greatness and famous reputation. St. Bernards are sweet, affectionate, loyal and very lovable dog.
Labrador Retriever are the typical and classic family dog which comes as no surprise to this breed enthusiasts. They are very easy to train and has affectionate personalities that make some Labradors great candidate for work as therapy and service dogs.