Most Challenging Dog Breeds to Train

 Independent nature of sled dogs requires motivation tactics for training success beyond just food rewards.  

Siberian Huskies  

Aloof aristocrats bred for hunting require creative, patient persistence to engage their obedience.  

Afghan Hounds

Protective instincts make socialization essential for managing this willful Chinese breed early.  

Chow Chow

 Though eager to appease, health issues hamper physical demands needing adaption to prevent frustration.


Scent driven stubbornness tests trainer creativity with lots of rewards for incremental progress.  

 Basset Hounds

Nose first mentality means very food motivated and tons of repetition for this cute but strong willed pack.


Short attention spans necessitate short, fun sessions to hold charm of these "clowns".  


The Top 7 Most Intelligent Dog Breeds