Top 10 Smartest Dog Breeds

Known as the most intelligent dog in the world, this energetic breed originated from herding dogs.

1. Border Collie

Highly intelligent and versatile, poodles come in a variety of sizes and are skilled swimmers.

2. Poodles

With hearts of gold, German Shepherds are loyal, obedient, and protective.

3. German Shepherd

Despite their goofy appearance, Golden Retrievers are incredibly intelligent and excel at search and rescue operations.

4. Golden Retriever

Sleek and majestic, Dobermans can be intimidating but also gentle.

5. Doberman Pinscher

Also known as "shelties," these herding dogs are fast, agile, and obedient.

6. Shetland Sheepdog

With water-repellent coats and a keen sense of smell, Labs were historically used for fishing.

7. Labrador Retriever

Despite their small size, Papillons are one of the oldest breeds of dog and are highly intelligent.

8. Papillon

With a history dating back to the Roman Empire, Rottweilers are strong and devoted.

9. Rottweilers

Australian Cattle Dogs, bred for herding, are energetic and alert.

10. Australian Cattle Dog