The Top 10 Most Trainable Dog Breeds

Renowned for its intelligence, the Border Collie is a highly trainable breed often used for herding and dog sports.

Border Collie

With a reputation for being a smart breed, Poodles excel at training. Their eagerness to please makes teaching them new skills a delight. 


German Shepherds are prized for their trainability. Their confidence, courage, and ability to focus serve them well for tasks like police work.

German Shepherd

Few breeds are as eager to learn and willing to work as the friendly Golden Retriever. 

Golden Retriever

The Doberman Pinscher is highly trainable thanks to its fearlessness, loyalty, and athleticism. 

Doberman Pinscher

Shetland Sheepdogs are bright and obedient, excelling at agility, obedience and other dog sports. 

Shetland Sheepdog

Labrador Retrievers are motivated by praise and food rewards, making training feel fun rather than like work.

Labrador Retriever

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