Top 10 smartest dog breeds
Alaskan Klee Kais look like miniature Huskies. Plus, they’re great at agility competitions. And while they’re not the most sociable dogs on the scene, Alaskan Klee Kais are very bright.
Doberman Pinschers are fearless, muscular, alert, and highly intelligent. To live their best lives, Doberman Pinschers need lots of activity.
In a way, Golden Retrievers are the quintessential dog breed. They’re adorable, friendly, and fill the role of “man’s best friend” perfectly.
Briards earned the tagline “hearts wrapped in fur” on account of their loyalty and affection toward owners. With their peek-a-boo bangs and long hair, the breed is also gorgeous.
Papillons may look fancy, but they’re far from stuck up. The chipper lapdogs are friendly, athletic, and super easy to train. And though they love their owners the most, Papillons make friends easily.
Rottweilers have a fierce reputation, but the stocky, muscular guardian dogs behave superbly with their loved ones. Confident and hardworking, Rotties got their big break in ancient Rome.
Commonly called “Shelties,” Shetland Sheepdogs are obedient herding dogs originally from Scotland. Cousins to Collies, Shelties are quick, energetic, and very smart.
The superstar workhorse of the canine world, German Shepherds are confident, easily trainable, and eager to please their people.
Some animals have it all: looks and brains. And such is the luck of the Poodle. The gorgeous canines are not only attractive, but they’re the second smartest dog breed.
Border Collies are widely considered the smartest dog breed. Firstly, they have a special intelligence specific to dog herding that sets them apart from most other breeds.