Dogs have been known as the four legged companions to be loyal and show their care towards humans in a unique way, which is also why they can have a special place in our hearts.
Some dog owners are so fond of their pooch that they go as far as planning photoshoots with them or even set up Instagram accounts to share their four legged friends’ daily adventures.
Nevertheless, there are certain breeds that possess more human-like qualities in terms of their intelligence and consequently of their behaviour making them stand out.
Here are the top five most intelligent breeds you should know about:
They have been widely considered a smart breed for many decades. They have the ability to herd flocks of sheep into predetermined patterns and are described as having almost human-like intelligence.
It turns out, most of the poodles are or have been professional show dogs with years of experience in obedience training.
The police and the military don’t let just anyone join, but the German Shepherd passes all tests with flying colors because it possesses strength, endurance, obedience, focus, and keen intelligence.
This classic American breed is a well-rounded and capable working dog and family companion. He does well in sports, and he also excels in drug sniffing and therapy. Although the Golden Retriever is a serious worker, he is also playful and sweet.
If you want a protective and loyal pet, the Doberman Pinscher is the breed for you. But don’t be surprised if you find him outsmarting you. He is trainable but can be destructive and naughty if he is not given enough physical and mental stimulation.