Good guard dog for hiking but can also enjoy sitting on the couch with me.?

Recently I’ve been seeing so many news reports of women going missing and end up dead after going on hikes. So I really want a dog that will protect me because lately I’ve been too scared to go on hikes and I hate it. I’m looking for a dog that will be down just to be around me when I’m hiking or watching tv. And... show more Recently I’ve been seeing so many news reports of women going missing and end up dead after going on hikes. So I really want a dog that will protect me because lately I’ve been too scared to go on hikes and I hate it. I’m looking for a dog that will be down just to be around me when I’m hiking or watching tv. And can get along with my cat. Any comments would be a great help thank you!
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