Researcher and author Dr. Stanley Coren put together his list of smartest dog breeds based on a survey of dog obedience trial judges.
Dependent dog breeds
Prey drive helps determine how biddable or trainable your dog will be and is a good indication of the dog’s energy level.
Choosing a dog is a huge responsibility. You’ll need to decide on a size, a breed, and an attitude that matches with your own.
Determine your lifestyle, time and patience when deciding whether to adopt a dependent dog or an independent dog breed to suit your temperament.