There are many breeds of dogs. So, there is the smartest dog in the world. How to determine which breed of dogs is the smartest?
Stanley Koren, a psychology professor, published his book entitled Intelligence of Dogs. In it, the author examined 3 aspects of canine intelligence: instinctive, adaptive and obedience intelligence. By instinctive intelligence is understood as a set of functions that it performs at the genetic level. This may be, for example, guard or shepherd functions. Adaptive intelligence can manifest itself during the execution of a task with the help of its own forces. But the ability of the dog to learn is the intelligence of obedience, which lies at the heart of the ranking of the most intelligent dogs.
Koren in the ranking divides the breed into groups according to their abilities to learn and execute teams. The group with the lowest learning abilities included the Afghan Hound, Basenji, English Bulldog, Chow Chow, Russian Hound, Bloodhound, Pekingese, Beagle, Mastiff, Basset Hound, Shih Tzu breeds.
In the group with skills training to below average in the ranking housed bullmastiff, lhasaapso, Chihuahua, bull terriers, St. Bernards, Scottish terriers, Pyrenean mountain dog, bobtail, Lakeland Terrier, Japanese cinchona, Tibetan Terrier, Dachshund, Dandie dinmont- Terriers, Chinese Crested Dogs, Italian Greyhound, Maltese Dogs, Brussels Griffons, French Bulldogs, Pugs, Celichem Terriers, Norfolk Terriers, Sky Terriers
Average capacity for training rated were at the rock: akita inu, Boston Terrier, Irish Terrier, welsh terrier, ivisskoy dogs, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Wire Fox Terrier, Shar-Pei, whippet, Alaskan malamute, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Dachshund, Great Dane, Boxer, Scottish Dearhound, West Highland Terrier, Griffon Cortals, Greyhound, Otterhound, American Foxhound, English Foxhound, Tibetan Spaniel, King Charles Spaniel, Bichon Frize, Siberian Husky, American Waters Yang Spaniel, Black and Tan Coonhound, Drathaar, Chevalier King Charles Spaniel, Pointer, Finnish Spitz, Saluki, Australian Sheepdog, Kuvas, Irish Wolfhound, Curly Coated Retriever, Irish Gray Hound Terrier
The breeds include: Dalmatian, Norwich Terrier, Clamber Spaniel, Pharaoh Hound, English Setter, Miniature Pinscher, Australian Silky Terrier, Affenpinscher, Norwegian Elkhound, Irish Setter, Kerry Blue Terrier, Kern Terrier, Bearded Collie, Gordon Terrier, Bearded Terrier, Coren Terrier, Bearded Collie, Gordon Terrier, Bearded Terrier, Coren Terrier, Bearded Collie, Gordon Terrier, Bearded Terrier, Coren Terrier, Bearded Collie, Gordon Terrier, Bearded Terrier, Coren Terrier, Bearded Collie, Gordon Terrier, Bull Terrier Staffordshire Terrier, Australian Terrier, Newfoundland, Field Spaniel, Samoyed, Manchester Terrier, Welsh Springer Spaniel, Briard, Border Terrier, Flanders Bouvier, Airedale Terrier, Giant Schnauzer, Yorkshire Terrier, Bullet Retriever’s ability to train on rated above average.
With excellent ability to train with the development of a new team with indicators from five to fifteen repetitions and 85% of cases, the command from the first time takes places from 26 to 11 rankings.
Places from 10 to 1 rankings were occupied by breeds with excellent training abilities with the ability to understand a new team in five repetitions, from the first time team performance in 95% of cases.
Top 10 most intelligent dog breeds with photos, see below.
In tenth place ranking Australian Shepherd
Australian herding dog or, as it is also called, Australian Shepherd artificially bred in the twentieth century in the United States of America. The breed is obtained by mixing the Pyrenean Shepherd with several types of collie. The experiment turned out to be quite successful, and the whole world today is enjoying a company of a reliable friend.
The dog can look after the grazing cattle, while showing extraordinary attentiveness and ingenuity, and protect the property of the owner. A distinctive feature of this shepherd is an exceptional ingenuity. She is able to very quickly learn how to execute commands. The dog is overly active and requires constant work, games or just walking on the ground.
Representatives of this breed with the right training can become organized. They can take a toy, play with it, and put it in place.
Ninth line of the top 10 behind the rottweiler
Quite a powerful breed with a strong build. Rottweiler homeland – Germany. Perfectly cope with the role of the service dog, police cop, loyal companion, shepherd and therapist.
Its original purpose is to be a reliable and loyal companion, to protect a person, as the representatives of this breed are famous for their strong character, loyalty to their owner and courage. Rottweiler training is very simple. They need a demanding and strong owner who is able to achieve what he wants, using perseverance of character and, if appropriate, delicacy.
Eighth place in the top 10 smart breeds is Papillon
Papillon is a little little dog. But behind her miniature growth and ears in the form of a butterfly hides a hardy and strong nature. About Papillon says that this is a big dog in a small body. Papillons are very faithful, love to travel and are easy to train. This is a great watchman, boldly protecting the property of the owner. Easy to learn various tricks. There are options when the owner even taught his pet to take out the garbage.
Seventh place top 10 smart breeds belongs to the right Labrador Retriever
The ideal dog for active people who love sports, families with children and just lovers of beautiful breeds. Representatives of this breed are very popular in the United States of America, as family dogs. Labradors are very friendly, smart, sensitive and kind. Labrador Retriever is a devoted and fun friend to play with children. They are patient with the tricks of the little ones. These dogs need to be trained frequently, trained in rescuing people, as well as finding lost things. Labradors often become leaders. In addition, they help the police. For the praise of his owner such a dog will do everything.
Sixth place top 10 for sheltie
Sheltie or, as it is also called, Shetland Sheepdog – is a miniature collie. It was originally bred as a shepherd’s dog. Sheltie likes society, it quickly mastered in families and becomes not only the decoration of the apartment, but also a reliable guard of the dwelling. Representatives of this group of breeds are very distrustful of strangers. They will not tolerate familiarity and flirting, such as scratching behind the ear. The advantage of the noble Scottish shepherd is that it seizes everything at once, and does not need long training.
In fifth place in our ranking of the top 10 Doberman
Doberman is a very peace-loving to strangers, intelligent and child-friendly dog. The breed is quite versatile. Dogs of this group get along well in the family. These are great guard, police and military dogs. Having a recognizable appearance with a strong body, smooth shiny black or chocolate wool with tan, doberman with no one can not be confused. Doberman obedient dog, easy to train.
Fourth place top 10 gave a golden retriever
This type of dog is a real intellectual who will do everything to please you. Initially, a breed of golden retriever was bred to assist hunters. However, the dogs coped well with the role of guides, helping the blind. Their beautiful scent is used in search and rescue operations.
These are favorites of children who will spend time with great pleasure with a baby. Retriever abilities are unique – they can memorize up to 200 teams. They love to shoot in movies. Representatives of this breed are very cute, livable and friendly. Their training does not cause problems. Golden Retriever loves water and swims well.
In third place are the top 10 most intelligent dog breeds in the world, the German Shepherd
Probably, there is no person who would not like a German shepherd. For the average person, this is the personification of cunning and canine intelligence. Its easy to train. However, one should not forget that the German Shepherd will use its brain not only to memorize the host commands. Without receiving a sufficient stimulus, she will try to do everything not to fulfill the order, but to remain in the win. This is a kind of champion tricks.
The German Shepherd is a very popular breed. She works in the army, the police. And in the role of a family member, this is a devoted and courageous creature, defender of the owner.
Initially, this breed was bred as a shepherd’s and service. Her intellectual abilities allow you to remember the commands almost the first time, completing them immediately. But, on the owner of this category of dogs is a huge responsibility, as the dog must be constantly trained and continuously work with him. German shepherd learns new with pleasure. Her courage even allows you to use the breed for skydiving.
The second place is the top 10 given to the poodle
Some people mistakenly think that a poodle is a decorative dog decorated with bows and haircuts. This is a dog of a rather sharp mind that can protect a person by becoming a loyal companion. The poodle is often seen as a circus artist. This is achieved thanks to his amazing learning abilities and love for games.
A smart and active breed was previously often used in hunting. Such a quality of the poodle as the ability to swim helped get the wounded game out of the water. Poodles are also great truffle hunters. A kilogram of these rather rare mushrooms costs around 4,000 thousand euros. That’s just not all poodle owners can use this opportunity – this delicacy does not grow everywhere.
Today, the poodle mostly plays a purely decorative role.
The leader of the top 10 smartest dogs in the world has become a border collie
These are not only smart, but also energetic dogs, so they need physical exercise and freedom. The best place for border collie in the fresh air with outdoor games and workouts. This kind of dog breed is very attached to people.
Border Collie is a real workaholic and an unsurpassed shepherd. They have a shepherd’s instinct so strong that dogs can start to graze even family members or domestic animals.
As a result of the study, the world’s smartest dog was recognized as a six-year-old bitch Border Collie named Chaser. After three years of daily training, she knows how to recognize more than 1000 different subjects by name. In a pile of soft toys, Chacer can find exactly the one that the owner needs. In addition, it is able to recognize objects in shape and color.
Research results have shown that breeds recently bred, as a rule, are smarter, more capable and easier to train than representatives of the well-known species.