12 Smartest Dog Breeds

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1. Border Collie

Huge brain alert! Being one of the most intellectual dog breeds, border collies enjoy learning new tasks and working hard. 

2. Poodle

Poodles are skilled hunters and among the most intelligent furry companions you will encounter. 

3. German Shepherd

German Shepherd sleeping among the leaves with a stick in his mouth.

4. Golden Retriever

Golden retrievers are second only to German shepherds in popularity due to their friendly, people-pleasing, and joyful disposition.

5. Doberman Pinscher

The Doberman pinscher has been one of the world's finest guard dogs for a very long time, and its physique is virtually unmatched.

6. Shetland Sheepdog 

The Sheltie has been a consistent victor in obedience events.

These dogs were initially used on fishing boats to jump into the water and retrieve harpoon-caught fish. 

7. Labrador Retriever 

Smart and attractive! Due to their majestic appearance and charming personality, these cute tiny dogs have long been a favorite among royalty and nobility.

8. Papillon 

Rottweilers have been used as working dogs since ancient Rome. Yet, they can now have a more affectionate attitude and make excellent family pets.

9. Rottweiler 

 Australian cattle dogs are among the most intelligent herding dogs you're likely to encounter.

10. Australian Cattle Dog 

A cardigan welsh corgi of black and tan laying in his owner's arm.A Cardigan Welsh corgi's greatest passion is cuddling with his favorite human. 

11. Cardigan Welsh Corgi

Not to be outdone by his cousin, the tiny Pembroke Welsh corgi packs a large brain into that small furry body.

12. Pembroke Welsh Corgi 

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