Top Smartest Dog Breeds With High IQ

Border Collie

Energetic workaholics, Border Collies are the world's smartest dogs ideal for competition and demanding jobs.


Eager to please and highly trainable, Poodles excel at obedience, agility and learning new tricks.

German Shepherd 

Intelligent, confident and versatile, German Shepherds are exceptional service dogs and quick learners.

Golden Retriever

Friendly, devoted and people-smart, Golden Retrievers are obedient by nature and aim to please.

Doberman Pinscher 

Athletic, fearless and alert, Dobermans are easy to train and responsive working dogs.

Shetland Sheepdog

Energetic herders, Shelties are bright and trainable. Their strong work ethic makes them obedient.

Labrador Retriever

America's favorite breed, Labs are high-energy, sociable and easy to train using positive reinforcement. 

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