Is Your Dog A Smarty Pants?

“Is your dog smart? Of course he is.

In the Dog Breed Center under the Trainability 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:


“Hello…simple equation here: Dog with pleading look, plus empty bowl, equals…? Am I talking to myself here?”

1. Airedale Terrier

12. Goldador

15. Kuvasz

18. Poodle

23. Xoloitzuintli ”