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If you are interested in adopting an intelligent dog, you aren't alone. Dogs that are smart make great pets for many different reasons, which is why we've created this interactive list of popular smart dog breeds for dog lovers to vote on. Intelligent breeds like Beagles, Golden Retrievers, and Boston Terriers are easy to train. A smart dog can be entered into agility trials and brought along on family adventures, or can stay at home as a beloved pet.

If you already own an intelligent dog, then you are the perfect voter for this list. For those of you thinking about adopting an intelligent dog, use this ranked list to become more informed about some of the smartest dog breeds in the world.
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Border Collie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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14 4
Australian Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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15 5
German Shepherd Dog is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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13 4
Golden Retriever is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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15 7
Labrador Retriever is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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10 6
Dobermann is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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7 4
Beagle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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12 10
Boston Terrier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Collie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Kasir Radojica added Collie

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Boxer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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5 5
Bernese Mountain Dog is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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7 8
Yorkshire Terrier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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6 7
Jack Russell Terrier is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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3 4
English Springer Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

The Cutest Mixed Dog Breeds

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8 10
Poodle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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5 7
Airedale Terrier is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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4 6
Siberian Husky is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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4 6
Beauceron is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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4 6
Miniature Schnauzer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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3 5
Irish Terrier is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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2 4
German Pinscher is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
German Pinscher

What's Your Phobia?

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2 4
Shetland Sheepdog is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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1 3
German Shorthaired Pointer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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1 3
Weimaraner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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1 3
Border Terrier is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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4 7
Rat Terrier is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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3 6
Greyhound is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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2 5
Pekingese is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

The Top 100 Weirdest Creatures On Earth

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1 4
Akbash Dog is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Akbash Dog

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1 4
Catalan Sheepdog is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Catalan Sheepdog

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1 4
Portuguese Water Dog is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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1 4
Mexican Hairless Dog is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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1 4
American Eskimo Dog is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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1 4
English Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
English Shepherd

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1 4
Irish Water Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

The Strongest Animals in the World

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1 4
French Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
French Spaniel

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1 4
Parson Russell Terrier is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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1 4
Whippet is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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0 3
American Hairless Terrier is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
American Hairless Terrier

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0 3
Blue Lacy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Blue Lacy

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0 3
Lancashire Heeler is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Lancashire Heeler

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0 3
Alaskan Klee Kai is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

The World's Most Violent Plants

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0 3
Coton de Tulear is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Coton de Tulear

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0 3
Shikoku is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Shikoku

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0 3
Löwchen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Treeing Walker Coonhound is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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American Water Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Rough Collie is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Rough Collie

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0 3
Bearded Collie is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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0 3
Australian Kelpie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets