10 of the most loyal dog breeds

5) Akita

Known as the Great Japanese Dog, Akita’s have been used as war, hunting and guard dogs in Japan for decades. Bred to be a large game hunter, the Akita has a quiet nature but remains a loyal, courageous and protective companion, according to Frei. Quite possibly the most well-known story of a dog’s dedication and loyalty, an Akita named Hachiko would wait for his master every day at the train station to accompany him home and did so for nine years following hisowner’s death. A statue was built in the dog’s honor after his death.

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  • Toni

    I could only see 1-7 due to ads. And why do you always use Weimaraners in pics but they are never in the article!

    • pokeyau

      We will have a post soon of some of our favorite Weimaraners! Be on the look out!

  • Beatrice NcFarland

    I have a silver toy poodle and he is the most loyal and loving dog, Poodles bever seem to be mentioned in articles about lap dogs either, He sure loves me unconditionally.

  • Sheila

    My pitbull is a rescue <3, and he's the most loving and loyal dog I've ever had.

    • pokeyau

      Pitbulls are an amazing breed. We love them so much, and agree they are incredibly loyal.

  • tina

    weimaraners were in the list and i agree …i have 2 and they are very protective and loyal and do make great guard dogs…my one is so loyal that she has separation issues when i am not here and is very excited when we return home…

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