ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Top 10 Smartest Dogs

Updated on October 22, 2009
cattle dog.
cattle dog.
Rottie
Rottie
Papillon
Papillon
Lab
Lab
Sheltie
Sheltie
Dobie
Dobie
G. Ret.
G. Ret.
GSD
GSD
Poo
Poo
BC
BC

#10 The Australian Cattle Dog. A very hyper dog needs alot of exercise. In Austrila they were born for cattle. They are protective of their property, family and livestock.

#9 The Rottweiler, has a reputation that is not deserved. The Rottie is naturally good with children, and a great family dog.The Rottie is intelleigent and very relieable. Never appraoch a unknown Rottie, if you do not know its background.

#8 The Papillon, is smarter then the average lap dog. Some come across as moody, but they are just a little gurd dog of their turf and owner. They love to be loved. There is never too much love. Easy to train and very smart in obedience.

#7 The Labrador Retriever is a loving popular dog. They love to please their owners and need alot of exercise or they will gain weight easily. They are the perfect family dog, even for children. Ever since old yellar, they became more well known.

#6 The Shetland Sheepdog. These dogs are very close to human intelligence. These are very good dog for trainers. They are weary of strangers but will protect the family till death. Shelties crave human love. This is not Lassie, just a minature Lassie :)

#5 The Doberman Pincher are loyal, and fearless. They are in the top 10 countdown for guard dogs. Some Dobies can be very mean, and weary but some are so good with people they can be known as thearpy dogs! Dobies can be great family dogs too, if trained properly from an early age. Although not aggressive, you can count on the Dobie to make sure his owner goes unharmed.

#4 The Golden Retriever is still ranking a popular dog.With their intelligence, it no wonder why the G Ret is great at many things. They are one of Americas loveable dogs. They gained alot of popularity when Homeward Bound came out, the don't exaggerate the personality of a G. Ret. at all.  

All most there!!

#3 The German Shepherd is all around dog. They have many purposes, Protection, police work, agility, search and therapy.They need to make a Disney movie with a German Shepherd in it.

#2 The Poodle, yes the Poodle. The Standard Poodle is highly intelligent and so easy to train. They need human interaction all the time, they hate to be alone. Some Standard Poodles are very good hunter and guard dogs! Overall, Poodles are sensitive, pleasant and happy breed. Poodles gained their popularity when the movie Look whos talking came out.

And last...Number One!!

Drum Roll...Please........

The Border Collie! Like many intelligent breeds the BC needs a job to do. If they don have a purpose in life or some kind of job, they will not be happy. Border Colli should definitely not be left at home aone all day, and if they are, they will not be happy. BCs should definitely not be left at home alone, they can be destructive. They need constant companionship, praise, and extensive exercise. Soif you work and live in the city, a BC isnt the dog for you! because of their legendary intelligence, BCs set the standard in competitions for such skills as agility, obedience and of course, Sheepdog Trials. Misty is a uncommon movie, actually boring movie, of Border Collies.

 

 

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      Rachel 

      6 years ago

      Um, I leave my border collie home alone. She gets a loong walk before I leave, and about an hour and a half when I get home. She is left alone on a 5 acre property, and is sometimes accompanied by my cats. She loves her life like this, so as long as they get their needed excercise, they are fine.

    • profile image

      Kyra 

      6 years ago

      I have a mini pinscher and it's name is Sitti.. she is so hyper and playful but so cute...:)

    • AshleyNikole profile imageAUTHOR

      AshleyNikole 

      8 years ago from Virginia

      Thanks for sharing Art 4 Life- Dobermans make great dogs and I have always thought highly of them.

    • Art 4 Life profile image

      Art 4 Life 

      8 years ago from in the middle of nowhere....

      I have a doberman, Moose is his name...red is his color...he is my companion, my keeper of secrets...my protector...he is a gentle dog, with a kind spirit, and a great bed warmer...

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)