Top smartest dog breeds
Gordon Setters, from Scotland & England, are a royal breed. Despite being raised to hunt, setters are noted for their intelligence, reliability, outstanding recall, & stamina.
Welsh Terriers are noted for their hunting skills & decision-making. According to PetPonder, these terriers are rowdy with new owners but become loyal & protective with training.
Old English Sheepdogs are social, good-natured pets who demand care, according to Your Purebred Puppy. They make excellent watchdogs & thrive in protective roles.
reDeveloped as a "gun dog" for field game shooting, English Springer Spaniels are obedient in tracking & hunting & a lovely companion.
Australian Cattle Dogs are alert & curious Herding Group breeds with a "instinctual capacity" to manage other animals' activities, according to the AKC.
Belgian Tervurens are independent & smart. Their smart self-sufficiency might land them in trouble if they're not trained, says the American Kennel Club.
According to the American Kennel Club, Border Collies are agile, balanced, & durable. Early obedience training & mental stimulation make dogs happy.
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