10 smartest dog breeds in the world – Is your pet in this list or not?
Compiling a list of smartest dog breeds is a very tasking job. It takes into consideration abilities like obedience, train ability and the dog personality. Due to difference in their nature and intelligence, some dogs are better at doing certain tasks than others, it all depends on the trainer and the owner what are their requirements.
No breed is stupid. But dog lovers love to compare different dog breeds on their level of intelligence. Other factors that come into focus are the dog’s nature, their living conditions and primary task for which they were bred.
Here is our list of 10 smartest dogs and we have made every effort not to hurt the feelings of any dog owner or any of the dogs themselves.
1 German Shepard
German Shepard, as the name goes were breed as large dogs for herding cattle and guarding farms. But their high level of intelligence has turned them into excellent police dogs.
They are very strong and obedient and agile, despite their size. Therefore they make excellent rescue dogs and even act in movies. These breed is known to learn simple tasks after only 5 repetitions, which puts them in the top 3 of most intelligent dog species.
Though they look seriously intimidating, their obedience and intelligence makes it easier to train them as lovable family pets also.