Top 10 Smartest Dogs

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6. Shetland Sheepdog

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The Shetland sheepdog is exceptionally intelligent, sensitive and is always eager to please. This makes the dog one of the most obedient, quick to learn and one of the most devoted to its family. Gentle, frisky, amiable and sociable, it also makes an excellent companion for kids. One thing that you should know is that it is reserved and timid toward strangers, barking a lot.

 

7. Labrador Retriever

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Friendly, affectionate and good spirited, the Labrador retriever is one of the most popular breeds in the United States. A large “sporting” breed, it has often been used to hunt and retrieve birds and now as a companion dog. The retriever is highly looked upon for its good nature, easy trainability and intelligence.

The Labrador retriever is also good-natured and gentle enough to live with children and other dogs.  However, one should know that some breed lines are hyperactive. With other dogs it socializes at an early age; however, it has a tendency to be jealousy.

 

8. Papillon

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This breed of dog is also known as the Continental Toy Spaniel, a bread of dogs of Spaniel type.  It is known as the smartest and the cutest breed among all types of dogs. These dog breeds has been used as symbol of elegance and is the preferred dog breed of royalties.

They are well-known from their intelligence and competition winning characteristics. They work their finest in competitions, therapy and service works.

 

9. Rottweiler

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These are breeds that are considered as erstwhile vicious and fierce animals. This type is popularly used as police dogs and rescue dogs. They can also carry large heavy objects and can be relied upon as protector of precious properties.

 

10. Australian Cattle Dog

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This breed of dogs are very popular for being one of the smartest dog breeds. They have been widely used in Australia in herding cattle which is the concrete proof of their level of intelligence.

They are courageous, tireless, robust and compact working dogs. Their loyalty and bravery are exceptional. This dog is not for sitting on your living room carpet. They require daily exercise and 15 minute walks.

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