10 of the Most Faithful Dog Breeds Who Will Always Be By Your Side

10 of the Most Faithful Dog Breeds Who Will Always Be By Your Side.

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When you think or talk about dogs, being Most Faithful dog breed is the first basic trait you wish for in your dog. It is a word synonymous with dogs. Having said that, though all dogs possess an underlying loyalty, nevertheless, for some specific breeds, loyalty is much more than potential genetic instinct or a word. It is a way of existence for them. 

Furthermore, while we all want a four-legged companion that will love us back unconditionally, some breeds are more than willing to take on the role of a most devoted friend. According to several experts and studies, these canines tend to place their hoo-man above all. They will ardently follow us to the ends of the world, wriggling charmingly all along. 

Wondering, who are these true-blue furry companions? Here we have a list of the top 10 Most Trustworthy Dog Breeds.  

German Shepherd ranks our list of most faithful dog breeds
German Shepherd ranks our list of most faithful dog breeds. Stock photo by Jozef Fehér

1. German shepherd dog

German Shepherds making it to the list is no surprise at all. Quintessential loyal companions, German Shepherds are known to make wonderful pets. They are amazing whether they’re working hard in the forces as police dogs or as service dogs for a family. 

  • Group: Herding
  • Avg. Height: 22 to 26 inches 
  • Avg. Weight: 50 to 90 pounds 
  • Life Expectancy: 7 to 10 years
That cute smile of The Great Pyrenees can steal anybody's heart
That cute smile of The Great Pyrenees can steal anybody’s heart. Stock Photo by Hannah Grapp

2. Great Pyrenees

Like most working dogs, the Great Pyrenees is a loyal canine breed with keen protective and guarding instincts. The Great Pyrenees are smart, majestic, calm, and extremely fluffy. These canines make great family pets, owing to their patient temperament. However, plenty of early training, ongoing exercise, and mental stimulation is a high breed requirement. 

  • Group: Working
  • Avg. Height: 25 to 32 inches 
  • Avg. Weight: 85 to 100 pounds or above
  • Life Expectancy: 10 to 12 years 
Akitas are an immensely cute and playful dog breed.
Akitas are an immensely cute and playful dog breed. Stock Photos by Zen Chung

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3. Akitas

Dignified and courageous, Akita is profoundly loyal to their beloved humans. The breed is quite wary of strangers and thereby makes a formidable guard dog. Nevertheless, Akitas immensely enjoy cuddling and playing with their humans. 

  • Group: Working 
  • Avg. Height: 24 to 28 inches 
  • Avg. Weight: 70 to 130 pounds
  • Life Expectancy: 10 to 13 years
Chihuahuas are possessive and faithful dog breeds
Chihuahuas are possessive and faithful dog breeds. Stock Photo by Sharon McCutcheon

4. Chihuahuas

Chihuahuas are quite known for making strong bonds with their humans. Though these tiny canines keep a tightly knitted circle, they expand their inner circle to include a few more folks under given circumstances.

  • Group: Toy 
  • Avg. Height: 5 to 8 inches 
  • Avg. Weight: less than 6 pounds
  • Life Expectancy: 14 to 16 years
Labrador Retrievers Faithful dog breeds
Labrador Retrievers are the best family dog and Faithful dog breeds. Stock Photos by Blue Bird

5. Labrador Retriever

One of the most loyal members of the Canidae family, Labrador Retrievers, is a group of loyal, friendly, active, and outgoing, known to go extreme lengths for their hoo-mans. 

  • Group: Sporting 
  • Avg. Height: 21.5 to 24.5 inches 
  • Avg. Weight: 55 to 80 pounds
  • Life Expectancy: 10 to 12 years
Dobermann Pinschers dangerous dog breeds
Dobermann Pinschers are known to be dangerous dog breeds but what people don’t know is Dobermann Pinscher is the best protective dog and will always be a faithful dog breed to humans.Stock Photo by Anna Deli

6. Dobermann Pinscher

Bred in the 19th century, Dobermann Pinschers were created for their avid loyalty, even in the dangerous profession of tax collection. After all these years, this breed remains one of the most faithful partners for humans. 

  • Group: Working
  • Avg. Height: 24 to 28 inches 
  • Avg. Weight: 60 to 100 pounds 
  • Life Expectancy: 10 to 12 years 
Beagles faithful dog breed
Beagles are the most affectionate and faithful dog breed towards their human.Stock Photo by Blue Bird

7. Beagle

A highly companionable breed, Beagles have been man’s best friend since time immemorial. Beagles are highly affectionate and loyal towards their family.  

Group: Sporting

Avg. Height: 13 to 15 inches

Avg. Weight: 20 to 30 pounds

Life Expectancy: 10 to 15 years

Dachshund  faithful small dog breeds
Dachshund is one of the most faithful small dog breeds. Stock Photo by Pavel Danilyuk

8. Dachshund

Loyal, Friendly, Active, Outgoing, Curious are some of the basic traits of this breed. Listed among the popular breeds by AKC, Dachshund makes devoted and affectionate companions. 

  • Group: Hound
  • Avg. Height: 5-6 inches (miniature), 8-9 inches (standard)
  • Avg. Weight: 11 pounds & under(miniature), 16-32 pounds (standard)  
  • Life Expectancy: 12 to 16 years 
Saint Bernard large faithful dog breeds
Saint Bernard is one of the faithful large dog breeds. Stock Photo by Carl Barcelo

9. Saint Bernard

The gentle giant of the Canidae family, Saint Bernard, is loyal, affectionate, curious, playful, and extremely Charming. 

  • Group: Working 
  • Avg. Weight: 120 to 180 pounds
  • Avg. Height: 26 to 28 inches 
  • Life Expectancy: 8 to 10 years
The cutest Faithful dog breed
The cutest Faithful dog breed, Yorkshire Terriers.Stock Photo by Matt Walsh

10. Yorkshire Terriers

Sprightly, tomboyish, and affectionate Yorkshire Terriers make to the list for their strong and unwavering devotion towards their family. 

  • Group: Toy 
  • Avg. Weight: 7 pounds
  • Avg. Height: 7 to 8 inches 
  • Life Expectancy: 11 to 15 years

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