Find Out How Smart Your Dog’s Breed Is
These are the smartest dog breeds according to a published psychologist.
A psychologist names Stanley Coren wrote a book called 'The Intelligence of Dogs' including a survey of 199 dog obedience judges, according to Business Insider. The judges determined a dog's intelligence by studying the following characteristics;
"...there's adaptive intelligence (i.e., figuring stuff out), working intelligence (i.e., following orders), and instinctive intelligence (i.e., innate talent) — not to mention spatial intelligence, kinesthetic intelligence, interpersonal intelligence, and more.
I have a Labrador Retriever and she came in the Top Tier which is
"The brightest working dogs, who tend to learn a new command in less than five seconds and obey at least 95% of the time."
Here are the dog breeds who landed in the Top Tier:
1. Border collie
3. German shepherd
4. Golden retriever
5. Doberman pinscher
6. Shetland sheepdog
7. Labrador retriever
10. Australian cattle dog