Animals/Plants 10+ Clever Dog Breeds That Will Eventually Outsmart You  

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These clever dogs are too smart for their own good! Dogs that are clever make fun pets, which is why we've created this interactive list of popular clever dog breeds for dog lovers to vote on. Quick-witted breeds like Dachshunds, Pugs, and Morkies can be trained to obey a number of commands. Their cleverness also makes them great to play with, as they will demand more types of games to satisfy their curiosity. Sometimes clever dogs will figure out how to escape a pen or get into a snack jar, so be prepare to eventually be outsmarted if you own one of these breeds!

If you already own a clever dog, then you are the perfect voter for this list. For those of you thinking about adopting a clever dog, use this ranked list to become more informed about each of these canines.
Miniature Pinscher is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 10+ Clever Dog Breeds That Will Eventually Outsmart You
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Miniature Pinscher


The Miniature Pinscher is a small, compact, muscular dog with square proportions and well-chiseled lines. It has a short coat that comes in red, but may also be black and tan or chocolate. The dog has an unusual high stepping gait. Height: 10-12 inches (25-30 cm.) Weight: 8-10 pounds (4-5 kg.)dogbreedinfo.com ...more on Wikipedia

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Dachshund is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 10+ Clever Dog Breeds That Will Eventually Outsmart You
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Dachshund


The dachshund is a short-legged, long-bodied dog breed belonging to the hound family. The standard size dachshund was bred to scent, chase, and flush out badgers and other burrow-dwelling animals, while the miniature dachshund was developed to hunt smaller prey such as rabbits. In the American West they have also been used to hunt prairie dogs. Today, they are bred for conformation shows and as family pets. Some dachshunds participate in earthdog trials. According to the AKC, the dachshund continues to remain one of the top 10 dog breeds in the United States of America. ...more on Wikipedia

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Treeing Walker Coonhound is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 10+ Clever Dog Breeds That Will Eventually Outsmart You
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The Treeing Walker Coonhound is a breed of hound descended from the English and American Foxhounds. They were first recognized as a separate breed in 1945. Thomas Walker had imported the English Foxhound to Virginia in 1742. The breed originated in the United States when a stolen dog of unknown origin, known as the "Tennessee Lead", was crossed into the Walker Hound in the 19th century. The Treeing Walker Coonhound was recognized officially as a breed by the American Kennel Club in January 2012. The Treeing Walker Coonhound was bred to hunt small game, particularly raccoons and opossums. Some hunters use them for large game such as bear. They are a fast, alert, hot-nosed hunter with superb ...more on Wikipedia

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Curly Coated Retriever is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 10+ Clever Dog Breeds That Will Eventually Outsmart You
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The Curly Coated Retriever is a breed of dog originally bred in England for upland bird and waterfowl hunting. It is the tallest of the retrievers and is easily distinguishable by the mass of tight curls covering its body. Curly Coated and Wavy Coated were the first two recognised retriever breeds, established as early as 1860. ...more on Wikipedia

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