Curious to know which dog is the most intelligent in the World ?
According to investigations made by scientists to find out which breeds of dogs have the most abilities to learn and understand new commands in which they are repeated less than five times and by obeying the very first already known command, scientists came up with a list of the best and smartest dog breeds in the world, and you might be curious to know if your dog is part of it, don't worry if your dog's breed is not on the list, it doesn't mean your dog doesn't have the ability to be a great pet or to be your most faithful and beloved friend on the Planet.
Ranking of the 10 best and most intelligent dogs in the World:
Tenth Place : The Australian Cattle Dog - , also known as the Australian Heeler, Blue Heeler, Hall's Heeler, Queensland Heeler and Australischer Treibhund was originally bred for herding groups of cattle across extraordinary vast distances under the heat, dry and dusty conditions of Australia.
Ninth Place : Rottweiler - The Rottweiler was originally bred for herding and guarding cattle when the Roman Empire invaded Europe, probably descended from the Italian Mastiff, "Rotties" were also used for pulling heavy carts during the Middle ages by the butchers of Rottweil in Germany.
Eighth Place : Papillon - The Papillon originated in the 13th century in Europe with a dated history that goes back more than 700 years being one of the oldest dogs still around today, also known as the Butterfly Dog, Pap, Epagneul Nain Continental, Phalene and the Continental Toy Spaniel.
Seventh Place : Labrador Retriever - The Labrador Retriever was originally bred for retrieving fish and help pull in the fisherman's nets in the Newfoundland, "Labs" are one of the most obedient and reliable dogs in the World.
Sixth Place : Shetland Sheepdog - The Shetland Sheepdog was originally bred for herding sheep in the bleak Shetland Islands off the north-east coast of Scotland , "Shelties" are a smaller version of the famous "Lassie" the Rough Collie dog breed.
Fifth Place : Doberman Pinscher - The Doberman Pinscher was originally bred for body guard protection by a German tax collector called Louis Dobermann from Apolda in Germany that had to walk through dangerous neighbourhoods in the 19th century.
Fourth Place : Golden Retriever - The Golden Retriever was originally bred for a popular retrieving game in the 18th century by Lord Tweedmouth in the Scottish Highlands, they're also known as "Goldies".
Third Place : German Shepherd - The German Shepherd also known as Alsation or Deutsche Schaferhund was originally bred for herding and guarding in 1899 at Karlsruhe in Germany, it's a fearless and courageous breed of dogs.
Second Place : Poodle - The Poodle was originally used as a water retrieval and as gun dog and has been around since the 15th century that's more than 400 years, some say it originated in France other say it appeared in Germany the exact origin is unclear.
First Place: Border Collie - The Border Collie is in fact the most intelligent breed of all dogs, they originated along the border between Scotland and England and were used for herding sheep, they have been around for more than a hundred years, Border Collies are inspiring and they also captured the attention of the Queen of England, Queen Victoria in the 19th century and they are the "Best Dogs in the World".