Loyalty is a trait that humans have been striving for since the beginning of time, but let’s be honest: dogs just do it better. But how did this diverse species come to be man’s best friend in the first place? Interestingly, it started during the ICe Age when men fed wolves in order to make them trusting so they could follow their keen senses to avoid danger. Over time, the species evolved into different breeds with various skills: herders, shepherds, hunters, workers, and more. But loyalty is common among all of them. Here are the dogs who really take it to the next level.