Poodles of all sizes are smart. Poodles are the second-smartest breed, despite being considered cute pets. They learn new commands in minutes and are great at retrieving.
The royal Doberman Pinscher breed is smarter than most. Doberman pups can distinguish good from evil and learn complex commands, despite their size.
Jack Russell Terriers are active and feisty. They can spot trouble because they were bred to hunt vermin and foxes. Their size belies their speed and responsiveness to training and voice commands.
Saint Bernards are underrated for intelligence. Despite their cuteness, these pups are smart. These adorable puppies can find avalanche and earthquake victims.
Bird hunters love English Springer Spaniels for their obedience. Springer Spaniels will sit until told to move. Their pup-tastically sensitive noses make them great drug sniffers.
Toy Papillons have fluffy ears. It's smart despite its teddy bear appearance. The agile Papillon responds quickly to commands. Papillons know left from right.
Labrador Retrievers are smart and great family pets. They love working and learning new commands. Their super-charged brain cells and keen sense of smell make them ideal sniffer dogs.