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July 24, 2019

An argument can be made that all dogs are intelligent and we don’t dispute that! Training is king!

In fact, a dog’s intelligence plays a big factor when people buy a dog. We have to say, however, that there are some dogs that are scientifically smarter than others and rank high on the doggy IQ scale. We’ve compiled a list of the top five smart dog breeds. Continue reading to learn more. Some may surprise you and some may not! Want to take a sneak peek at all of our adorable puppies for sale? We don’t blame you, just click here!

1. Poodles

It really doesn’t matter what size or breed of Poodle they are, each of them ranks high on the intelligence scale for dogs. Poodles are commonly known to be easy to train – whether it’s housebreaking them or agility or simply learning tricks. They’ve got the skills to excel.

2. Golden Retrieversbuy a dog

These dogs are commonly used as excellent seeing eye dogs. They can lead blind people across a busy street and all around town with such ease. Goldens can be trained to fetch household things and they can open and close doors and help with general everyday tasks. They are not just cute and kid-friendly pets, they serve greater purposes one of the main reasons why people decide to buy a dog like them.

3. Doberman Pinschers

Dobermans certainly make excellent guard dogs, because they’re always on alert. They quickly learn commands and enjoy the learning process, which is quite impressive.

4. German Shepherds

German Shepherds are incredibly loyal dogs. They are eager to please and eager to learn. They have incredible control over their impulses which makes them easy to train. For this reason, many people decide to buy a dog like German Shepherds or even employ them. They’re often alongside law enforcement officials.

5. Bloodhounds

While this breed may appear to be lazy and have low physical activity, they have an uncanny ability to sniff out anything that they’re trained to do! Their nose scents are unbelievably strong and they can follow a scent for great distances. It’s natural for them, so before you buy a dog like a Bloodhound, keep in mind that they can stray to follow a scent!

At Petland, we have many of these smarty pants breeds and so many more! Check out our available puppies page and then contact us for more information on how you can own one (or more) of them!

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