The 9 Smartest Dog Breeds To Own Right Now!

Border Collie

An intense worker, this breed is highly regarded for its exceptional working capacity, intelligence, and exceptional instincts, making it the world's best sheep herder.


Very intelligent and energetic. adapted to extract objects from the water. It's possible that the little variant was utilized for truffle hunting.

German Shepherd

A devoted family pet and skilled herder, the German Shepherd is the top police, guard, and military dog in the world.

Golden Retriever

Golden Retrievers are perceptive and gregarious. Designed to be a hunting partner, these dogs become excellent guides and helpers during search and rescue missions.

Doberman Pinscher

Distinguished for its agility and endurance. bred to be watchdogs and in high demand as police and military canines.

Shetland Sheepdog

A little version of a working Collie, the "Sheltie" a working breed with long hair and rough coats that is highly clever. excels at leading herds.

Labrador Retriever

Perfect for families and athletes alike. kind and knowledgeable.


A cheerful, watchful breed that is neither timid nor hostile. In the 16th and 17th centuries, they were referred to as dwarf spaniels and stood 8 to 11 inches tall.


This strong and sturdy breed is happiest when it has a task. Appropriate for roles as a police dog, herder, therapy dog, service dog, obedience competition, and loyal friend.