Smartest and Most Intelligent Dog Breeds

Renowned for acute mental responsiveness, Border Collies excel at agility competitions and complex training activities.  

Border Collie

Standard, Miniature and Toy Poodles consistently rank among dogdom’s most trainable and quickest studies. 


German Shepherds willing eagerness to closely follow human direction makes them fast learners open to extensive training.

German Shepherd  

Biddable Golden Retrievers relish learning new things and serving their beloved owners.  

Golden Retriever  

Dobermans high working drive and athleticism pairs with sharp responsiveness to both physical and verbal cues.

Doberman Pinscher   

Bright-eyed and responsive, Shelties make wonderfully willing students when taught using positive reinforcement.  

Shetland Sheepdog  

Eager to please Labs thrive when taught new skills and tasks to exercise their mental capabilities.  

 Labrador Retriever

Most Overlooked & Underrated Dog Breeds