That dogs are considered man's best friend is not an idle boast.
They're unparalleled as loyal companions and loving friends.
There are breeds of dogs that were developed to be vicious guard dogs.
Some people, however, are renowned for their unconditional love and calm demeanor.
Since they are so mild-mannered and loving, they make excellent lap dogs.
They are friendly to both people and animals of all kinds.
They maintain a cool demeanor, yet are big kids at heart.