Ever wondered why dogs are “man’s best friend?” It’s not just because they’re cute and cuddly and will look at you with adoring eyes. Our history together goes back hundreds of years, for which dogs have worked and lived alongside man loyally and faithfully.
Of course, certain breeds are more loyal than others. For example if I had a secret, I wouldn’t trust a Chihuahua to keep it. I mean, if you’re looking for a gossip buddy, sure. But if you’re looking for a dog that’ll have your back, check out our 14 Most Loyal Dog Breeds.
1. German Shepherd
Loyal and extremely protective, German Shepherds bond close with their owner and family and will stop at nothing to keep harm away from them. Their fearlessness and intelligence has made them the first choice for military and police work. German Shepherds are also quite large, ranging typically from 48 to 88 pounds. They are categorized as a working dog breed and originated from Germany in the 1800s.