10 Dogs with the Best Sense of Smell

Known as the "detection dog", the Bloodhound is known for its exceptional ability to smell.

1. Bloodhound

Similar to a miniature Bloodhound, the Basset Hound is renowned for its long ears and tenacious tracking abilities.

2. Basset Hound

Beagles, a graceful and happy breed, are often used to sniff out explosives, contraband items, and even cancer.

3. Beagle

Renowned for their versatility, German Shepherds excel in a variety of roles, including scent work.

4. German Shepherd

In addition to being excellent retrievers, Labrador retrievers have proven themselves as skilled scent detection dogs.

5. Labrador Retriever

The Belgian Malinois is known for its unmatched work ethic.

6. Belgian Malinois

With their lustrous coats and exceptional tracking abilities, Bluetick Coonhounds are skilled hunters.

7. Bluetick Coonhound

Developed for tracking game, Black and Tan Coonhounds are tireless scent hunters.

8. Black and Tan Coonhound

Known for their gentle temperament and versatility, golden retrievers are not only beloved family dogs.

9. Golden Retriever

Originally bred to hunt badgers, dachshunds have a keen sense of smell and a digging instinct.

10. Dachshund: