18 Most Loyal Dog Breeds
Josh Billings once said, "A dog is the only thing on this earth that loves you more than he loves himself." Let's take a look at our top 18 most loyal dogs. Maybe you will find the right one for you!
1. German Shepherd
Regarded as one of the most popular breeds all around the world, German Shepherds are extremely loyal and intelligent. With the characteristics of alertness and intelligence, they play a significant role in the army.
2. Rough Collie
The Rough Collie will be one of the most beautiful dogs on the planet when it comes to appearance. Thanks to their calm and loyal nature, Rough Collie will be a good choice for people to keep as family pets and companions.
Taken as one of the most popular and adorable breeds in the world, Beagles are incredibly lovely and loyal dogs, especially when getting along with children.
4. Labrador Retriever
According to Kennel Club statistics, the Labrador Retriever, also known as Labrador or Lab, is consistently at the top of charts for the most popular breed of dogs in the UK or perhaps even the world.
Although the appearance of Kuvasz vary from one to the other, they are white, of medium length and have thick coats. With the alert and protective characteristics, they are ideal guard dogs for the family.
The Brittany is of medium size and has the intelligent personality which makes him the perfect dog for people who want to train him and give him the exercise he needs.
The Dachshund breed originates from Germany, and they were bred for coursing and hunting wounded game. With the characteristics of intelligence and loyalty, the Dachshunds are likely to be faithful companions of the household.
The Boxer, whose ancestor is the mastiff, originates from Germany in the 19th century. In addition to its aggressive appearance and energetic nature, it is also very sensitive and responsible. Thus people often use them as domestic or guard dogs.
9. Golden Retriever
Golden Retrievers have been regarded as one of the most popular pets in the UK and all over the world for many years because of its calm nature, which makes them an excellent choice for people to keep as family pets.
10. St Bernard
The St Bernard is famous for its mountain rescuing and are considered to be one of the largest breeds in the world. Due to their kind and affectionate natures, they find their ways to move the hearts and into the homes of many people.
11. Yorkshire Terrier
Small and outgoing by nature, Yorkshire Terriers are extremely lovable creatures . They are intelligent and trainable, and will keep alert enough to detect strangers.
The English Bulldog is regarded as a national treasure among varieties of breeds native to the UK. Thanks to its delightful kind and good nature, the Bulldog has been one of the most popular choices for people to keep as family pets, though it is considered an ugly looking dog.
13. Old English Sheepdog
The Old English Sheepdog has been considered one of the most iconic breeds in the UK for many years. Charming and loyal, the Old English Sheepdog has been a good choice as a family pet.
Shelties are considered the 6th most intelligent breed dogs in the world due to their highly sensitive smell to the environment. Thanks to their loyal and sensitive nature, Shelties make great guard dogs.
15. Great Pyrenees
The Great Pyrenees, also named the Pyrenean Mountain Dog, is a large breed of dog which is suited to filling the role of both guardian and companion of the home. With a tidy and fastidious nature, the Great Pyrenees is easy to be kept and trained as a family pet.
Over recent times, the Akita has been widely recognized by people and has fast become a popular breed in the UK or even all the world. This breed of dog could certainly be kept as family pets due to their proud looks, loyalty to their owners as well.
17. American Staffordshire Terrier
The American Staffordshire Terrier, also named the Amstaff or Stafford, is a loyal and friendly dog which can be makes a good companion and family pet. The Stafford has a reputation as an aggressive breed.
According to statistics, the English Mastiff is one of the oldest breeds on the planet as theirs records of them dating back to Ancient Greece. For people who prefer bigger dogs, the English Mastiff will be a perfect choice.