I’m sure that all of us fellow dog owners have all thought that our dogs were the smartest ones that we had ever met. For some of us, depending on the breed, that might be true. What dogs are the smartest dog breeds in the world? Let’s find out and start adopting them!
Which dogs are the smartest dog breeds out there? Let us know what you think!
In no particular order, let’s just jump right on into it and start discussing! Here are the top 7 smartest dog breeds in the whole entire world:
This dog originates from France and Belgium. First and foremost, Papillons are very highly trainable due to their higher levels of intelligence. They also make excellent companion dogs, as they are super sensitive and very observant. Papillons are also pups that just seem to thrive on mental stimulation and work. They train hard and they also love hard too.
2. English Springer Spaniel
This dog originates from England. Not only are English Springer Spaniels easy to train, but they are also super easy to please, therefore making training them that much easier in the long run. They have tons of stamina and can definitely go on miles-long runs with you. But on other hand and more sensitive side of things, they are also super affectionate and calm and will cuddle up to you whenever you need it the most.
3. Border Collie
This dog originates from Scotland/The United Kingdom. Border Collies are actually ranked as the most intelligent dog breeds out there. In fact, there was a little known study done that tested a Border Collie’s average IQ sitting at just around a 131. They can follow orders, have super quick reflexes, and learn things very easily, also adapting super easily to their environment around them too. They are the most intelligent dogs in the world, so go ahead and go adopt yourself one!
This dog originates from France and Germany. Poodles are considered one of the most intelligent dogs for various reasons. One of those reasons is the fact that they can learn tricks and follow commands super quickly and easily. Besides being hypoallergenic and allergic people’s favorite thing to combine with other breeds, people love Poodles for various reasons, but one of the most common one being that they are super easy to train and take commands very well too.
5. Golden Retriever
This dog originates from The UK. Goldens are super sensitive and intuitive pups to say the least. They are also super easy to train with a very great demeanor towards children as well. They also have a very balanced character and know when it’s play time vs rest time vs learning time (also yet another great reason if you have kids and are looking to get a dog). Goldens are also super affectionate and will love almost as hard as they’ll tug on their toys during a good old fashioned play session as well.
6. German Shepherd
This dog originates from Germany. Come on now, we are constantly seeing German Shepherds being used and trained as police dogs, assistant, and therapy dogs, which just adds as to why they’re one of the smartest dog breeds out there in the whole entire world. Germans are also known for their consistent obedience and ability to follow commands super well. They have great intuition, excellent levels of intelligence, and an even more powerful nose.
7. Pembroke Welsh Corgi
This dog originates from Wales. Corgis are really known for being restless and active pups. They have a strong sort of temperament which requires very intense training at times, but given their endless levels of energy and absent levels of calmness, this makes it super easy to train them. They are not only very intelligent learners, but also they are very quick learners as well.
That’s a wrap on our list of the top 7 most intelligent dog breeds out there! Do you have one of these particular dog breeds? If so, what’s your most favorite and smartest thing about them? And as always, folks…Woof, Woof!