The Top 23 Smartest Dogs In The World

posted on 2017-03-21  11:08:52 By Madison Green

Is your dog smart? Of course he or she is. We love smart dogs and have put together a list of the top 23 smartest dogs.

In the Dog Breed Center under the Train-ability Breed Characteristic, 23 pure- and mixed-breed dogs received the highest — five-star — rating of “Very high” for intelligence. These dogs are usually ones with jobs, such as herding livestock, which require concentration and decision making. Here they are, in alphabetical order:

1. Airedale Terrier

2. Australian Cattle Dog

3. Australian Shepherd

4. Belgian Malinois

5. Belgian Sheepdog

6. Belgian Tervuren

7. Black and Tan Coonhound

8. Border Collie

9. Border Terrier

10. Doberman Pinscher

11. German Shepherd Dog

12. Goldador

13. Goldendoodle

14. Jack Russell Terrier

15. Kuvasz

16. Norwegian Lundehund

17. Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

18. Poodle

19. Pyrenean Shepherd

20. Shetland Sheepdog

21. Sussex Spaniel

22. Tibetan Mastiff

23. Xoloitzuintli

Is your dog on the list? If your dog is not on our list, it doesn’t mean he or she is not smart, we can’t fit every breed here so let us know about your smart dog in the comments below!

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