10 of the most loyal dog breeds
6) Irish Wolfhound
Among the oldest dog breeds, the first recorded Irish Wolfhound appeared around 300 BC. Used for hunting wolves, deer, boar and elk, they’re among the largest breed of dog with long, tall limbs, dark round eyes and a long, curved tail. A good companion dog that is friendly even with strangers, the Irish Wolfhound requires plenty of daily exercise in a secure area. Among the most legendary demonstrations of loyalty came from an Irish Wolfhound named Gelert who lived in England in the 1800s.