#10 – St. Bernard
We all are familiar with this dog breed through the movie Beethoven where the main character is actually the eponymous St. Bernard dog. And while Beethoven in Beethoven showed a great loyalty to his fictional family, every other Saint Bernard dog is a loyal animal as well.
These dogs have a really friendly nature and are very gentle. St. Bernard dogs were originally “made” to serve as rescue dogs in Switzerland. To this day, St. Bernard pooches have saved hundreds of people in the Swiss Alps. They are also known to do everything to please their owners.
#9 – Golden Retriever
The Golden Retriever isn’t only one of the most beautiful dog breeds out there, but this dog breed is also a very loyal companion. These dogs were originally bred in Scotland for hunting purposes. They are well-known for their cheerful personality and a happy-go-lucky demeanor.
Besides that, Golden Retrievers are also known for being highly trainable, fun loving, patient, etc. It’s no wonder they are used as therapy dogs and are a very popular family dog breed. Golden Retrievers are huge people-lovers and they constantly need attention by their humans.
#8 – Yorkshire Terrier
Also referred to as “Yorkie,” thid dog breed is one of the cutest dog breeds in the world. However, apart from that, Yorkie is also one of the most loyal dog breeds in the world. These dogs were bred in the 19th century, in England. They are very popular show and companion dogs. They are good for kids and families as they have a hypoallergenic coat.
Yorkies are very energetic, intelligent, and bold pooches. They are also very protective of their human family. They usually don’t get along well with strangers and that is why they make great watch dogs. Yorkies also love to spend their time with their owners.
#7 – Boxer
This is a breed of dogs that was developed in Germany. Boxer dogs were originally created to serve as hunting dogs. These pooches have a powerful jaw which serves really well to hunters as with their jaws boxer dogs can hold down numerous large wild animals. However, these days, Boxer pooches are more popular as pets.
They are described as energetic, intelligent, extremely loyal, loving, and sweet animals. They are completely harmless around their human family but are precautious when it comes to strangers. This makes Boxer dogs great guard dogs. They also love the outdoors and are very affectionate.
#6 – Dachshund
Dachshund hails from Germany and it is often called “Hot Dog” or “Wiener Dog” because of its very elongated body. Dachshund was originally created to hunt a variety of small wild animals. These pooches have large paws and stubby legs that make them great diggers.
Dachshund loves to play with people and other pets. This dog also loves to have fun with kids through various activities. Even though they are very small Dachshund dogs are very protective of their owners and can easily attack their owner’s enemy. They are also likely to attack dangerous animals who pose a danger to their family.
#5 – Brittany
No, Brittany isn’t the name of the cute dog in the picture above, but it is a name given to a dog breed that was developed in the French province of Brittany in the 19th century. This dog was originally bred for the purpose of bird hunting. However, Brittany dogs are more popular today as pets.
People who own this dog breed claim these pooches are very intelligent, easy to train, sweet, sensitive, and protective. There are no downsides to owning a Brittany dog and their price is relatively cheap on the pet market. This dog won’t disappoint you as it is very loyal.
#4 – Labrador
The roots of this extremely cute and loving dog breed date back to Canada’s Newfoundland region. Labrador Retriever is among the most popular pet dog breeds in the world. This dog is known for its happy personality, endless energy, gentleness, kindness, intelligence, loyalty, and getting along easy with children.
These dogs were initially bred for the purpose of game retrieval and to provide companionship to hunters. Numerous movies have been made on the topic of the loyalty these dogs and it is no wonder we have featured these pooches here. You won’t be disappointed if you get yourself a Labrador Retriever, believe us.
#3 – Kuvasz
We can bet that you never heard of this dog breed before unless you are a vet. However, you will be really glad to learn something about Kuvasz dogs which are very unpopular in the world of pets. Kuvasz pooches hail from Hungary and they were developed to serve as livestock guards. However, they have become slightly more popular as pets.
Owners of Kuvaszs claim these dogs are very intelligent and that they have a “sense of humor.” They are extremely loyal and will never betray their owner. They are somehow independent and aloof but demand frequent attention from their owners.
#2 – Beagle
Beagles are very cute pooches and they have a very great sense of smell. Their great sense of smell is what made them “employed” by the police at the airports to detect illegal drugs in passengers. However, besides their great sense of smell, Beagles are very adorable and intelligent. They hail from the United Kingdom but some believe that this dog breed hails from the Ancient Greece.
Beagles are known for their kindness, merriness, and for being very gentle and affectionate. They are very attached and loyal to their owners. Beagles also get along pretty well with other animals and strangers.
#1 – German Shepherd
And the most loyal dog breed in the world is German Shepherd. This pooch is commonly used by the military and the police in almost every country of the world. Like their name suggests, German Shepherds hail from Germany and they were developed in the 19th century.
These dogs are naturally bound to their owners and are very loyal to them. They have an unusual tendency of being overprotective of their family.