Top 9 Smartest Dog Breeds 

Border Collie Known for their exceptional herding abilities, Border Collies are highly intelligent and excel in various canine sports and obedience training.

Poodle Poodles are not just known for their distinctive haircuts but also for their intelligence and versatility. They come in various sizes (standard, miniature, and toy) and are adept

Golden Retriever Renowned for their friendly demeanor and eagerness to please, Golden Retrievers are intelligent and excel in various roles, including search and rescue, therapy work

German Shepherd Often used in police and military work, German Shepherds are intelligent, loyal, and trainable. They excel in obedience training and various canine sports.

Doberman Pinscher Known for their loyalty and protectiveness, Dobermans are intelligent and easily trainable. They are often used as guard dogs and in police work.

Shetland Sheepdog Shelties, as they're affectionately called, are highly intelligent and excel in obedience training and agility competitions. They are also known for their herding instincts.

Labrador Retriever Labradors are not just friendly and affectionate but also highly intelligent. They are commonly used as service dogs, search and rescue dogs, and in various roles in law enforcement.

Papillon Despite their small size, Papillons are highly intelligent and trainable. They excel in agility competitions and obedience training.