The most intelligent breeds of dogs: names and photos (catalog)
The dog is not only a faithful friend and ally, but also a smart companion. For centuries, they remain ideal helpers in the work, and they even make films or series about service dogs. Dogs become guide dogs, participate in dog training, help in the rehabilitation of people with special needs. We talk about the most quick-witted and smart breeds with names and photos!
1. Border Collie
When crossing different breeds of shepherd dogs, this amazing shepherd collie appeared with amazing stamina and performance. After special training, they can even work as guides for the blind.
2. American Cocker Spaniel
A touching, eared breed is an eternal guest of exhibitions and cynological competitions. Dogs quickly train and willingly participate even in sports tournaments.
This largest terrier of all surprisingly combines playfulness and recklessness with poise and a sharp mind. Cute curly dogs are sensitive to training.
In fact, poodles were not bred as decorative, but as quite a working breed. They were hunters, security guards, and even rescuers, including for drowning people.
The hunting African breed is not only a pretty face, but also an impressive insight. By their behavior, curious and freedom-loving dogs often resemble cats.
6. Miniature Schnauzer
A small dog with a funny face is one of the most popular breeds in the USA, Germany and England. Although it requires a lot of attention, it is a very dedicated and quick-witted member of the family.
7. German shepherd
The undisputed star of films and television series is distinguished by a sharp mind and quick wit. German shepherds often serve in the police, at border control and in special services.
In the ranking of the best guard dogs in the world, there would certainly be a graceful and intelligent beauceron. Bear in mind that this is a sports dog that needs not only training, but also regular training.
9. Shih Tzu
Small decorative shih tzu is a kind and affectionate companion. And thanks to their extraordinary intelligence, they are increasingly participating in various shows and competitions.
10. Golden Retriever
Retrievers seem foolish, playful and at the same time very calm. But they are surprisingly collected and attentive, subtly pick up new teams and quickly master practical skills.
11. Belgian Shepherd
Although most often this name means Groenendael dogs, but three more subspecies are also included here. All of them are similar in appearance and character, and all are very intelligent shepherd breeds.
12. Shar Pei
Behind stubbornness, calmness and phlegmatic determination of a sharpei, a remarkable mind is hiding. But the dog must be properly educated so that she does not get bored, otherwise she will begin to actively entertain herself.
This breed of dogs requires a lot of attention and careful training, but then its abilities will be revealed in full. But you need to raise a pet, otherwise it can be quite destructive!
14. Brussels Griffon
A small breed with an unusual face was bred for catching rats, but became an excellent companion in other matters. It is believed that the griffon's perceptive look most closely resembles the human.
Not everyone knows that the small, noisy and arrogant chihuahuas are actually savvy and cunning. So much so that their perseverance and quick wits do not always benefit the owner if the pet begins to act up.
Scottish Shepherd Dogs are miniature shepherd dogs that feel great in a city apartment. They are incredulous and do not tolerate familiar relations, but if you win the love of a pet, you will receive the most sensitive and intelligent friend!
Cute long-eared Corgi on short legs is very smart and quick-witted. And thanks to its outstanding appearance, the breed has found amazing popularity throughout the world.
18. Fox Terrier
Although the fox terriers were bred specifically for fox hunting, now it’s practically not relevant. But smart dogs are very much appreciated at exhibitions and competitions.
19. Labrador Retriever
For a long time, active Labradors with almost waterproof undercoat helped fishermen and hunters. They are very balanced, still love water and tend to quickly make independent decisions in an emergency.
20. East European Shepherd Dog
The domestic breed of dogs was bred specifically for army needs, so that it is simultaneously brave, smart and hardy. And also such a shepherd feels comfortable in difficult weather conditions.
Luxurious Siberian dogs have become insanely popular due to their beauty and cheerful disposition. They are active and just as intelligent, so they require regular exercise for the mind and body.
A funny eared kid from the fourteenth century was a favorite of the royal courts. Now it is a decorative, but extremely smart city dog with luxurious ears.
Charming Dalmatians are not only touching heroes of cartoons, but also savvy associates. They were reliable partners in the hunt, during rescue operations, and even in circus performances.
24. English Cocker Spaniel
The Englishman is slightly different from the American counterpart in the shape of his face and body structure. These dogs are more adapted to hunting, but easily adapt to any specific tasks.
In vain, many are afraid of massive and powerful Rottweilers, because in fact this is a very balanced breed. Dogs are strong, hardy and sensitive to all the commands of the owner.
26. Jack Russell Terrier
A small hunting terrier inherited from the ancestors the signature British calm and endurance. For years, these dogs have managed to outwit foxes and other potential prey.
27. Cane Corso
This is a large and powerful dog, a real hunter and a faithful watchman. Cane Corso is very loyal to their masters, but they do not tolerate strangers, and they are also the most athletic and athletic among all mastiffs.
28. Australian Shepherd
Another descendant of a collie and a shepherd dog differs in the same mind, as well as all next of kin. A loyal and truly reliable friend grows out of a dog.
Not the best-known breed in our latitudes - this is another German Pointing Dog. Drathaaras easily adapt to any conditions and any terrain on land and on water.
30. Yorkshire Terrier
Small and funny Yorkies just seem careless, but they really inherited the best features from terriers. Dogs are smart, insightful, get along easily with other pets and are friends with the whole family.