Top Dog Breeds for Obedience Training

German Shepherd  

Eager to please and highly intelligent, German Shepherds are a top obedience breed and popular police/military dogs.


Poodles are very smart, adaptable dogs that thrive on obedience training and enjoy learning new tricks. 

Border Collie

Extremely energetic and intelligent, Border Collies excel at obedience, agility and other canine sports.

Golden Retriever

Friendly, eager to please and quick learners, Golden Retrievers are highly trainable obedience dogs.

Doberman Pinscher

Dobermans are loyal, intelligent and responsive working dogs that pick up obedience commands with ease.

Shetland Sheepdog  

Agile herders, Shelties are highly trainable and competitive in obedience trials and other dog sports.


Confident guard dogs, Rottweilers are obedient and devoted when trained properly from a young age.

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