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Loyal Heart Dog is a Care Bear Cousin who has made most of his appearances in original 1980s Care Bears material.


Loyal Heart is a blue dog of indeterminate breed, and his Belly Badge is a red heart-shaped medal. His 2003 redesign featured a white spot around his right eye, white fur on the inside of his ear, a white tail tip, and smaller ears.


Classic art depicting Proud Heart and Loyal Heart.


While loyalty and faithfulness come standard on all of man's bests friends, Loyal Heart is an exceptionally true-blue friend in the most literal sense. He's perfectly content to either doze in the posies with some of the gentler Cousins, charge howling into a fight if villains rear their head, or simply provide some companionship to a person in need. This multifaceted canine may not win best in show, but he's got it all where it counts.

Original series[]

The Care Bears Movie[]

Loyal Heart Movie

Loyal Heart Dog in the first film.

Loyal Heart was a minor character in the 1985 film. He is seen digging a hole to bury his bone in until he pricks up his ears and hears Brave Heart and Lotsa Heart calling him, and runs off to help. He participates in the Care Cousins Call and is made an official member of the Care Bear Family at the end.

Care Bears TV series[]

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Loyal Heart from "Concrete Rain"

Loyal Heart makes only a few appearances in the original Dic Care Bears television series, the first being when he attended Birthday Bear's birthday party in the inaugural episode. The Birthday

When Professor Coldheart later attempts to cover an entire city park in cement, Loyal Heart was among the Cousins present who helped use their Cousin Call to change it back. Concrete Rain Later, on a day at the beach with his friends, three children become lost at sea during a storm, and its up to the daring dog, Gentle Heart Lamb, Cozy Heart Penguin, and Proud Heart Cat to board the Care Bear's ship, The Cloud Clipper, to save them. The Old Man and the Lighthouse He is also among the Care Bears and Care Bear Cousins who helps a girl named Jill get her friends out of an old house. The Girl Who Called Wolf

Care Bears Movie II[]

Baby Loyal Heart Dog

Loyal Heart as a puppy

The second Care Bears movie tells the story of how Loyal Heart and the rest of the Care Bear Family first arrived in Care-a-Lot after escaping an evil force known as Dark Heart. When the villain later attempts to re-capture them, Loyal Heart is among the Cousins imprisoned in his secret lair, and is only freed with the help of a girl named Christy and the few remaining Care Bears. He later helps the rest of his friends stop Dark Heart once and for all by turning him into a real boy. Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation

Care Bears Family TV series[]

Loyal Heart makes a background appearance during the annual Care Bears Family Obstacle Race when contestants competed to be king or queen of Care-a-Lot for a Day, The Great Race as well as being among the rest of the Care Bear Cousins in a basketball game against the Care Bears. Order on the Court

The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland[]

Loyal Heart makes a cameo appearance in the third movie.

2000s series[]

Loyal Heart is one of nine Care Bear Cousins to receive a redesign in 2003 for the Care Bears relaunch toyline. This particular version of Loyal Heart has not appeared in any form of 2000's Care Bear material except for the toy themselves.

Comic series[]

Loyal Heart Comic

Loyal Heart from the comic series

Loyal Heart makes only one appearance in Star Comics' Care Bears series in the issue 3 story "Blue Who"? He is among the Care Cousins affected by a strange blue ray that makes them lose their cheerfulness and energy, and help the Care Bears investigate the cause. After it is reveal to be the work of a group of aliens called The Gloomies, the Care Bears and Cousins work together to trick them into leaving the planet.



2004: Loyal Heart Dog is honest and loyal. His faithfulness and warm personality make him the best true-blue friend anyone could ever have. The heart-shaped medal on Loyal Heart Dog's tummy stands for the one thing he cares for - being truthful, trustworthy and a loyal friend.


  • Loyal Heart is mentioned in the song "When You Care You're Not Afraid to Try" from The Care Bears Movie ("We're calling for the "loyal hearts" wherever they may be...").
  • Despite the stereotype of dogs and cats not getting along, Loyal Heart and Proud Heart Cat are actually quite good friends, with the former even giving her a flower as a pup in Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation.

In other languages:[]

Danish: Trofast Hjerte ("Faithful Heart")
Dutch: Trouwhart Hond ("Faithful Heart Dog")
French: Touloyal le chien ("Always Loyal Dog")
French (Canadian): Coeurloyal le Chien ("Loyal Heart Dog")
German: Hündchen Treuherz ("True Heart Dog")
Japanese: ロイヤルハートドッグ
Norwegian: Trofast ("Loyal")
Potruguese: Companheiro ("Companion")
Spanish: Perro Corazón Leal ("Loyal Heart Dog")
Spanish (Argentina): Corazón Leal ("Loyal Heart")
Swedish (Cartoon): Lojala Hjärtat ("Loyal Heart")
Swedish (Comic): Trofast ("Loyal")

Care Bears Family
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Original Bears
Bedtime Bear (1982) - Birthday Bear (1982) - Cheer Bear (1982) - Friend Bear (1982) - Funshine Bear (1982) - Good Luck Bear (1982) - Grumpy Bear (1982) - Love-a-Lot Bear (1982) - Tenderheart Bear (1982) - Wish Bear (1982)
Introduced in 1980s/1990s
Forest Friend Bear (1980s) - Sea Friend Bear (1980s) - I Love You Bear (1980s) - Baby Hugs Bear (1983) - Baby Tugs Bear (1983) - Grams Bear (1983) - Secret Bear (1984) - Share Bear (1984) - Champ Bear (1984) - Harmony Bear (1985) - Surprise Bear (1985) - Daydream Bear (1985) - Prize Bear (1985) - True Heart Bear (1986) - Perfect Panda (1986) - Polite Panda (1986) - Gramps Bear (1986) - Take Care Bear (1987) - America Cares Bear (1991)
Introduced in 2000s
Laugh-a-Lot Bear (2003) - Bashful Heart Bear (2004) - Best Friend Bear (2004) - Thanks-a-Lot Bear (2004) - Do-Your-Best Bear (2004) - True North Bear (2005) - Sweet Dreams Bear (2005) - Hopeful Heart Bear (2005) - Smart Heart Bear (2005) - Me Bear (2005) - Messy Bear (2005) - Too Loud Bear (2005) - Amigo Bear (2006) - Always There Bear (2006) - Heartsong Bear (2006) - Play-a-Lot Bear (2006) - Shine Bright Bear (2006) - Superstar Bear (2006) - Work of Heart Bear (2006) - All My Heart Bear (2006) - Oopsy Bear (2007) - Pink Power Bear (2008) - Heart of Gold Bear (2008) - Sweet Sakura Bear (2009)
Introduced in 2010s
Wonderheart Bear (2012) - Shiver Me Timbear (2012) - Great Giving Bear (2012) - Trick-or-Sweet Bear (2013) - Christmas Wishes Bear (2014) - Rainbow Heart Bear (2017) - Piece of Heart Bear (2018) - Sparkle Heart Bear (2019) - Watchful Bear (2019)
Introduced in 2020s
Unity Bear (2020) - Togetherness Bear (2021) - Dream Bright Bear (2022) - I Care Bear (2022) - Care-a-Lot Bear (2022) - Sweet Message Bear (2022) - Sweet Celebrations Bear (2022) - Dare to Care Bear (2023) - Calming Heart Bear (2023) - Spooky Sparkle Bear (2023) - Destiny Bear (2023) - Be Me Bear (2023) - Always Here Bear (2023) - Good Vibes Bear (2023) - Flower Power Bear (2023) - Friends Forever Bear (2024) - True Friend Bear (2024) - Love Song Bear (2024) - Blissful Heart Bear (2024) - Peaceful Heart Bear (2024) - Kind to All Bear (2024) - Good Wishes Bear (2024) - Love to Care Bear (2024) - Sweet Serenity Bear (2024) - Blossom Heart Bear (2024)
Peel & Reveal Bears
Best Secret Bear (2023) - Wishful Heart Bear (2023) - Lucky Star Bear (2023) - Dreamtime Bear (2023) - Always Heart Bear (2023) - Champ-Shine Bear (2023) - Love Song Bear (2023) - Charm Bear (2023) - Friend Share Bear (2023) - Grump-a-Lot Bear (2023)
Metaverse/NFT Bears
Hello Fren Bear (2022) - Self Care Bear (2022) - Warm Fuzzies Bear (2022) - ILY Bear (2022) - I Can Bear (2022) - Investor Bear (2022) - Enjoyer Bear (2022) - Collector Bear (2022) - Bad Crowd Bear (2022) - Cyborg Bear (2022) - Glitch Bear (2022) - Magic Sparkles Bear (2022) - Metaverse Bear (2022) - Zombie Bear (2022) - Pixie Bear (2022) - True Light Bear (2022) - Fun Dream Bear (2023) - Care Heart Bear (2023) - Always Grumpy Bear (2023) - Harmony Song Bear (2023) - Birthday Sparkle Bear (2023) - True Dreams Bear (2023) - Cheerheart Bear (2023) - Lucky Wish Bear (2023) - Super Love Bear (2023) - Best Heart Bear (2023) - Ocean Breeze Bear (2023)
Other Bears
Question Mark Bear (1980s) - Unnamed Pink Panda (1980s) - Unnamed Blue Panda (1980s) - Precious Heart Bear (1991) - Recycling Bear (1991) - Bo the Take Care Bear (2013) - International Day of the Girl Bears (2019) - Black Lives Matter Bear (2020)
Trademarked Bears
Dandy Bear (1990) - Fun Play Bear (1990) - Giving Bear (1990) - Munchie Bear (1991) - Melody Bear (1991) - Princess Heart Bear (1994) - Hollyheart Bear (1995) - Happyheart Bear (1995) - Peppermint Bear (1995) - Heart Shine Bear (2021) - Believe Bear (2021) - Caring Heart Bear (2022) - Warm Hug Bear (2023) - Lots-a-Pride Bear (2023) - Share Your Care Bear (2023)
Care Bear Cousins
Brave Heart Lion (1985) - Bright Heart Raccoon (1985) - Cozy Heart Penguin (1985) - Gentle Heart Lamb (1985) - Lotsa Heart Elephant (1985) - Loyal Heart Dog (1985) - Playful Heart Monkey (1985) - Proud Heart Cat (1985) - Swift Heart Rabbit (1985) - Treat Heart Pig (1985) - The Koala (1980s) - Noble Heart Horse (1986)