Dog Breeds That Are Smarter Than The Rest

Dogs are intelligent animals, but not all dogs are created equal. Some breeds are just smarter than others. That’s not to say that the breeds who didn’t make this list don’t have their own special talents. Where would we be without the dumb jocks of the dog world?

Smarter dogs are easier to train, but sometimes they can be so smart that they trick their trainers. Smarter dogs can also get bored more easily. All of the dogs on this list need constant mental stimulation to keep them on their toes. Keep reading to find out which dog breeds are brainier than others. Does your dog land on the list?

A Great Dane Has A Big Brain And A Big Body

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Speaking of large dogs, we’re going to move right along to the Great Dane. This dog may be large, but they can learn how to be quite comfortable in small spaces. Sometimes they even try to act like lapdogs. Great Danes friendly, loyal, and highly intelligent.

This is a photo of Teddy Keystone, a Great Dane and the first canine superstar in America. Clearly, this dog was smart enough to land a starring role in a Hollywood movie.