Animals/Plants List of 25+ Stubborn Dog Breeds  

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Ever wondered which dog breeds tend to be the most stubborn? Every dog is different, and every one of these dogs makes great pets, but these dogs are known for being a bit more stubborn than usual. Stubbornness doesn't have to be a bad thing – just look at the Jack Russell Terrier. With proper obedience training, these lively little dogs make wonderful pets. However, the dogs on this list may be a tiny bit more difficult to train at times, and might resist you at times.

If you already own a stubborn dog, then you are the perfect voter for this list. For those of you thinking about adopting a stubborn dog, use this ranked list to become more informed about each of these canines.
Jack Russell Terrier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of 25+ Stubborn Dog Breeds
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The Jack Russell Terrier is a small terrier that has its origins in fox hunting; it is principally white-bodied and smooth, rough or broken-coated. It is commonly confused with the Parson Russell terrier and the Russell terrier, which is a shorter-legged, stockier variety. The term "Jack Russell" is commonly misapplied to other small white terriers. The Jack Russell is a broad type, with a size range of 10–15 inches. The Parson Russell is limited only to a middle range with a standard size of 12–14 inches, while the Russell terrier is smaller at 8–12 inches. Each breed has different physical proportions according to the standards of their breed clubs. The Jack Russell is an energetic breed ...more on Wikipedia

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Miniature Siberian Husky

Miniature Siberian Husky is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of 25+ Stubborn Dog Breeds
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Tibetan Mastiff is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of 25+ Stubborn Dog Breeds
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The Tibetan Mastiff is an ancient breed and type of large domestic dog originating with nomadic cultures of Tibet, China, Nepal, and India. The dog is widely used by local tribes of himachal pradesh to protect their Sheeps from leopards. ...more on Wikipedia

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#60 on The Best Dog Breeds for Families

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Bloodhound is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of 25+ Stubborn Dog Breeds
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The Bloodhound is a large scent hound originally bred for hunting deer and wild boar, but also used from the Middle Ages onwards for tracking human beings, and now most often bred specifically for that purpose. Thought to be descended from hounds once kept at the Abbey of St Hubert in Belgium, it is known to French speakers as the Chien de Saint-Hubert. This dog is famed for its ability to discern human odors even days later, over great distances, even across water. Its extraordinarily keen sense of smell is combined with a strong and tenacious tracking instinct, producing the ideal scent hound, and it is used by police and law enforcement all over the world to track escaped prisoners, ...more on Wikipedia

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#34 on The Very Best Dog Breeds, Ranked

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