Smartest Dog Breeds

Are you looking to get a smart dog? Or want to know if your pet dog is intelligent? Use our table below that lists and ranks the smartest dog breeds in the world.

List of Smartest Dogs in order

IntelligenceBreedTypeSize
1Border ColliePurebredMedium
2Miniature PoodlePurebredSmall
2Standard PoodlePurebredMedium
2Toy PoodlePurebredSmall
3German ShepherdPurebredMedium
4Golden RetrieverPurebredMedium
5Doberman PinscherPurebredMedium
6Shetland SheepdogPurebredSmall
7Labrador RetrieverPurebredSmall
8PapillonPurebredGiant
9RottweilerPurebredLarge
10Australian Cattle DogPurebredMedium
11Pembroke Welsh CorgiPurebredSmall
12Miniature SchnauzerPurebredSmall
13English Springer SpanielPurebredMedium
14Belgian TervurenPurebredMedium
15Belgian SheepdogPurebredLarge
15SchipperkePurebredMedium
16ColliePurebredSmall
16KeeshondPurebredMedium, Large
17German Shorthaired PointerPurebredMedium, Large
18English Cocker SpanielPurebredLarge
18Flat-Coated RetrieverPurebredMedium
18Standard SchnauzerPurebredMedium
19BrittanyPurebredMedium
20American Cocker SpanielPurebredMedium
21WeimaranerPurebredMedium, Large
22Bernese Mountain DogPurebredLarge
23PomeranianPurebredLarge
24Irish Water SpanielPurebredMedium
25VizslaPurebredMedium
26Cardigan Welsh CorgiPurebredMedium
27Chesapeake Bay RetrieverPurebredLarge
27PuliPurebredSmall
27Yorkshire TerrierPurebredSmall
28Giant SchnauzerPurebredMedium
29Airedale TerrierPurebredMedium
29Bouvier des FlandresPurebredLarge
30Border TerrierPurebredSmall
30BriardPurebredLarge
31Welsh Springer SpanielPurebredMedium
32Manchester TerrierPurebredSmall
33SamoyedPurebredLarge
34American Staffordshire TerrierPurebredMedium
34Australian TerrierPurebredSmall
34Bearded ColliePurebredMedium
34Field SpanielCross BreedMedium, Large
34Gordon SetterCross BreedSmall, Medium
34NewfoundlandPurebredSmall, Medium
35Cairn TerrierPurebredSmall
35Irish SetterPurebredLarge
35Kerry Blue TerrierPurebredMedium
36Norwegian ElkhoundPurebredMedium
37AffenpinscherPurebredSmall
37Clumber SpanielPurebredMedium
37English SetterPurebredLarge
37Miniature PinscherPurebredSmall
37Pharaoh HoundPurebredMedium
37Silky TerrierPurebredSmall
38Norwich TerrierPurebredSmall
39DalmatianPurebredSmall
40Bedlington TerrierPurebredMedium
40Smooth Fox TerrierPurebredSmall
40Soft Coated Wheaten TerrierPurebredMedium
41Curly-Coated RetrieverPurebredMedium
41Irish WolfhoundPurebredMedium
42Australian ShepherdPurebredMedium
42KuvaszPurebredMedium
43Finnish SpitzPurebredMedium
43PointerPurebredSmall
43SalukiCross BreedLarge
44American Water SpanielPurebredMedium
44Black and Tan CoonhoundPurebredLarge
44Cavalier King Charles SpanielPurebredSmall
44German Wirehaired PointerPurebredMedium, Large
45Bichon FrisePurebredSmall
45Siberian HuskyPurebredMedium
46American FoxhoundPurebredLarge
46English FoxhoundPurebredMedium
46GreyhoundPurebredMedium, Large
46OtterhoundPurebredMedium
46Tibetan SpanielPurebredSmall
46Wirehaired Pointing GriffonPurebredMedium
47Scottish DeerhoundPurebredSmall
47West Highland White TerrierPurebredSmall
48Great DanePurebredLarge
49BoxerPurebredMedium
49DachshundPurebredMedium
49Staffordshire Bull TerrierPurebredMedium
50Alaskan MalamutePurebredLarge
51Shar-PeiPurebredMedium
51WhippetPurebredMedium
51Wire Fox TerrierPurebredMedium
52Rhodesian RidgebackPurebredMedium
53Ibizan HoundPurebredMedium, Large
53Irish TerrierPurebredLarge
53Welsh TerrierPurebredSmall
54AkitaPurebredLarge
54Boston TerrierPurebredSmall
55Skye TerrierPurebredMedium
56Norfolk TerrierPurebredLarge, Giant
56Sealyham TerrierPurebredSmall
57PugPurebredLarge
58French BulldogPurebredLarge
59MalteseCross BreedSmall
60Italian GreyhoundPurebredGiant
61Chinese CrestedPurebredSmall
62Dandie Dinmont TerrierPurebredLarge
62Japanese ChinPurebredMedium, Large
62Lakeland TerrierPurebredMedium
62Petit Basset Griffon VendeenPurebredMedium
62Tibetan TerrierPurebredMedium
63Old English SheepdogPurebredMedium
64Great PyreneesPurebredGiant
65Scottish TerrierPurebredGiant
65St. BernardPurebredGiant
66Bull TerrierPurebredMedium
66Miniature Bull TerrierPurebredSmall, Medium
67ChihuahuaPurebredSmall
68Lhasa ApsoPurebredGiant
69BullmastiffPurebredLarge
70Shih TzuPurebredSmall
71Basset HoundPurebredMedium
72BeaglePurebredSmall
72MastiffPurebredLarge, Giant
73PekingesePurebredSmall
74BloodhoundPurebredLarge
75BorzoiPurebredLarge, Giant
76Chow ChowCross BreedSmall
77BulldogPurebredMedium
78BasenjiPurebredMedium
79Afghan HoundPurebredLarge

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