Top 8 Easiest Dogs to Train for Beginners

Known for being friendly and eager to please. Responsive to positive reinforcement training.

Labrador Retriever

Intelligent, kind nature makes training enjoyable. Eager to learn new things to please owners.  

Golden Retriever 

All sizes of poodles are very smart and trainable. Quickly pick up new commands and tricks.


Extremely energetic working dogs that need mental stimulation. Excel at agility and obedience training.  

Border Collie

Loyal and willing to work. Eager to please and follow commands. thrive on direction.

Shetland Sheepdog 

Used extensively for service roles due to trainability. Excel at focused tasks like search/rescue.  

German Shepherd  

Smart herding dogs take well to training. Respond best to positive reinforcement methods.

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Top 7 Popular Black Dog Breeds