Is that possible that loyalty of a dog is in fact its way of sticking to the source of food and anyone can take a dog from its owner by giving it food?
"Man's best friend" is a phrase referring to domestic dogs, highlighting their close relations, loyalty, and companionship with humans within many societies. Wikipedia
Loyalty: Loyalty is faithfulness or a devotion to a person, country, group, or cause. Wikipedia
Friendship: Friendship is a relationship of mutual affection between two or more people. Wikipedia
It is observed that dog follow its owner, obey the orders and stick with the owner everywhere. This behavior of dog make people call dog a Loyal (as in loyalty between people) animal or even a man's best friend (as in friendship between people).
Does dog really show these behaviors or is it just people, who find the dog's behavior and way of sticking to the source of food, call it loyalty and friendship?