The most intelligent breeds of dogs

Professor-zoopsychologist from the University of British Columbia Stanley Koren made a scale that measures the level of intelligence of dogs of 133 breeds. The dog trainers and judges of the exhibition rings of America were interviewed. As a result, the book "Intellect of Dogs" was written.


  • The most intelligent dogs are classified as "Einsteins"
    • 1. Border Collie
    • 2. Poodle
    • 3. German Shepherd
    • 4. Golden Retriever
    • 5. Doberman Pinscher
    • 6. Shelty
    • 7. Labrador Retriever
    • 8. Papillon
    • 9.Rottweiler
    • 10. Australian Cattle Dog

The smartest dogs are classified as "Einsteins"

Most of the breeds of this group master the teams in five repetitions, and the level of performance of the commands of the trainer is on average 95%.The training of such dogs is almost everyone's power, although they are not the most expensive breeds of dogs, but they give in to training even better.

1. Border collie

This is the most intelligent breed of dogs topped the rating, all cynologists of the world recognize the border collie as the cleverest dog. She is hardworking and can easily be trained, has a friendly character and adores children. Also used in protection.

2. Poodle

Lovely dogs have a high level of intelligence. For a long time poodles have served man and observers, and rescuers, they are swimming well and can save a sinking person. Thus, large representatives can serve as protectors, and small ones help the owner in hunting for birds from time immemorial.

3. German Shepherd

It is used as a guard, as a police dog and as a home dog. At home, you have to deal with it constantly, educate the character.

4. Golden retriever

This breed is very patient and quickly trained, very friendly, especially to children. Serves as a rescuer, guide and detects drugs.

5. Doberman Pinscher

Also requires constant training, otherwise it can become uncontrollable and wayward dog. Very active dogs of this breed can guard and attack if necessary.

6. Shelties

Beautiful sheepfolds, nowadays have found themselves in city life. They have good hearing and smell, they are able to protect their master.

7. Labrador Retriever

Very popular in the world. Labradors are good at looking for drugs, serving in the police and as guides.

8. Papillon

Symbol of elegance, the breed is very beautiful and intelligent and served at the royal courts.

9. Rottweiler

They have a strong wide skeleton and powerful jaws, often serve in the police.

10. Australian Cattle Dog

Closes the rating of intelligent dogs in the first group. It was bred in the 19th century by Australian shepherds, as a reliable observer, shepherd and sheepskiller. Very smart, beautiful and executive dogs.