10 Most Loyal Dog Breeds

Humans have developed a special bond with dogs. Dogs have a natural sense of loyalty to their pack and have a need for companionship, love, security and friendship. Like humans, we share many of these same needs. All dogs are loyal and have the capacity to show great loyalty, but some may have stronger feeling for loyalty than others. Here are some loyal breeds of dogs :

1Bulldogs
Bulldogs

Bulldogs are original breed of England and have their history in bull baiting, as the name indicates. The sport was so wild that it also required the dogs to be nasty and brave. However, it is also known for its stamina, strength, speed, intelligence. They form strong bonds with children, while being gentle and protective. They also have a strong sense of dedication to their families.

2Yorkshire
Yorkshire

These are the smallest of the terrier breeds and bred in the 1800 in England. They are popular as show dogs and companion dogs, also known as Yorkie. These little dogs do not get well with strangers and they would not hesitate to alarm you that someone who does not belong to us is around. They love to be close to their owners.

3Dachshund
Dachshund

The Dachshund are found in Germany and often referred as a hot dogs because of its long body. They were originally bred to hunt badgers, rabbits, and other small prey because of its strong thick legs and large paws that were made for digging. A dachshund loves to have fun and play. These dogs are may be small, but they are very protective of their families.

4Boxer
Boxer

The Boxer is a breed which is developed in Germany and initially it was used as a hunting dog on large wild game. Its powerful jaws and bite allowed it hold down boars and deer until the hunters arrived. Boxers are energetic, fun loving and extremely loyal. They are harmless for family members but can be mistrustful for strangers. This makes them good watchdogs, as they often will alert their owners when there is a stranger near their home. These faithful and loving dogs love to be outdoors.

5Brittany
Brittany

It was developed in the Brittany province of France in the 1800, the Brittany is a hunting/gun breed that was originally bred for bird hunting. Brittanies are noted for being easy to train, sensitive and sweet natured. Their size and loveable nature have made the Brittany an increasingly popular family and companion pet to contain.

6St. Bernard
St. Bernard

This breed is gigantic size and resistance to cold. These breed tends to protect and looking out for their family, even if they are a pet, not a rescue dog. Their loyalty is recognized to their eagerness to please their owners.

7Golden Retriever
Golden Retriever

The Golden Retriever was first bred in Scotland and used for retrieving game during hunting. Golden Retrievers have a happy behavior and seems to be always smiling. They are known to be patient, fun loving, keen to please, highly trainable. Because of their love of being around people, Golden Retrievers remain constantly among the most popular choices for family pets, as well as for service and treatment dogs.

8Beagle
Beagle

Beagles are usually used by homeland security personnel because of their incredible sense of smell. The modern breed has its origins in Great Britain but has even been mentioned in references dating back to Ancient Greece. They are known to be cheerful, kind and gentle. They are very attached to their owners.

9German Shepherds
German Shepherds

They were commonly used by the police and military, German Shepherds originated from Germany dating back to the late 1800. These highly active dogs have a keenness to learn and serve a purpose. As a working dog breed, They are naturally loyal and bond well with familiar faces. They have a tendency to become overprotective of their family and area.

10Rough Collie
Rough Collie

The Rough Collie originates from Scotland. These friendly dogs are smart, active, and good with children and other animals. Rough collies have a history of being extremely loyal and protective of their owners, this makes them excellent family dogs.