The gloomy, steadfast Rottweiler is a herder and guard dog, integrating multiple intelligences. Rottweilers aren't as agile as other dogs on this list, but their bulk and brain make up for it.
The Papillon is tiny and smart. Many Papillon owners believe their dogs can read minds because they're so empathetic. Papillons' intelligence and stamina make them the best agility dog in their small category.
Dobermans are highly loyal to their families and are incredibly intelligent and easy to teach. Dogs of this breed are so cunning that they may easily trick their owners into thinking otherwise.
Australian Cattle Dog
Australian Cattle Dogs are intelligent and vigilant. The Cattle Dog's initial breed standard was based on the dingo, Australia's natural wild dog. Territorial and unfriendly to strangers.
The Labrador Retriever is goofier than the Golden. If you're looking for a hunting buddy or an obedience dog, America's most popular breed has a heart for everyone and an intellect to match.
German Shepherds are bright workaholics who love essential jobs. This dog excels in protection, guiding the blind, and herding ducks. The trainability of German Shepherds is unmatched.
Border Collies are smart, logical, and problem solvers. They can learn hundreds or thousands of object names and follow complex directions well. Their herding behaviour is stimulated by youngsters or other pets. If you're not smarter than a Border Collie, don't get one.
The tiny Shetland Sheepdog is a canine superstar when it comes to competitive obedience, agility, and interactive canine sports. In addition to their adorable appearance, these canines have kind personalities that make them devoted companions.
Brilliant Poodle. This dog can unlock doors, scale fences, and do middle school homework. Last one's a stretch. Standard is the smartest of the three sorts Toy, Miniature, and Standard. Standard Poodles excel at Westminster and agility trials.
We chose the Golden Retriever despite the Border Collie's intelligence. Thanks to their trainability and social intelligence, they're pleasant to cats. Goldens are dependable, quiet, and smart family dogs. Goldens aren't naturally the most obedient dogs.