Most Loyal Dog Breeds That Will Never Leave Your Side

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Most Loyal Dog Breeds That Will Never Leave Your Side




This independent yet powerful breed may appear whimsical or reserved in front of strangers yet affectionate with family members. As this breed is especially dominant, training should commence as early as seven to eight weeks.

German Shepherd


These self-assured dogs have been bred for their intelligence – able to learn simple tasks after as little as five repetitions. These beautiful and loyal dogs have an eagerness to find a purpose – to love a family, perhaps? If trained poorly, they may become overprotective.



Historically, the kuvasz have been protectors of royalty as well as livestock for centuries. In other words, they have been bred for their independence and work ethic. Nonetheless, these dogs will become loyal to an owner once a bond of trust has been established.



The American Kennel Club has noted that the bulldog be “equable and kind, resolute, and courageous (not vicious or aggressive), and demeanor should be pacifist and dignified. These attributes should be countenanced by the expression and behavior.” They are seen are family pets due to the strong connections these dogs form with children.

Chinese Shar-Pei


As the breed has been used as protection for centuries, the Chinese shar-pei still maintains a watch-dog mentality. If trained early, the shar-pei will be an affectionate, devoted family dog that can become amenable with strangers given time.