Dogs are man’s best friend, that is undisputable. But like among humans, there are some breeds of dogs that are just more loyal to their ‘bomans’ than others.
Here is a list of top 5 breeds ( in no particular order) that are famous for their loyalty towards their human owners.
The Shetland Sheepdog is loyal, willing and eager to please, making a wonderful companion dog. Loving and affectionate with its family, this breed needs people. It is a good guard and watchdog. Sensitive to the tone of your voice, these dogs will not listen if they sense you do not mean what you say, and will also not listen if you are too harsh.
The protagonist of the gut wrenching movie Hachi: A Dog’s Tale, this breed is a large, strong, independent and dominant dog. A dog with the correct Akita temperament should be accepting of non-threatening strangers, yet protective of their family when faced with a threatening situation.They are usually docile, aloof and calm in new situations. It is said that the breed has an affinity for children.
German Shepherds are working dogs developed originally for herding sheep. Since that time, however, because of their strength, loyalty, intelligence, trainability, and obedience, German Shepherds around the world are often the preferred breed for many types of work, including disability assistance, search-and-rescue, police and military roles, and even acting.The German Shepherd is the second-most popular breed of dog in the United States and fourth-most popular in the United Kingdom.
The Kuvasz is an intelligent dog and is often described as having a clownish sense of humor which can last throughout their adolescence and into adulthood.They are intensely loyal and patient pets who appreciate attention but may also be somewhat aloof or independent, as well as thoroughly cunning, particularly with strangers. They used to be used as a royal guard dog in the olden times.
The Great Pyrenees is confident, gentle (especially with children), and affectionate. While territorial and protective of its flock or family when necessary, its general demeanor is of composure and patience and loyalty. It is a strong willed, independent and reserved breed. It is also attentive, quite fearless and loyal to its duties.