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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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German Shepherd Dog is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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34 15
Border Collie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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25 13
Australian Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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25 13
Golden Retriever is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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24 13
Labrador Retriever is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Collie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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20 14
Dobermann is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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18 13
Beagle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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13 9
Rat Terrier is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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21 18
Boston Terrier is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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12 9
Jack Russell Terrier is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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9 6
Shetland Sheepdog is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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18 16
Poodle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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11 9
Bernese Mountain Dog is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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10 8
English Springer Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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8 7
American Eskimo Dog is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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10 10
Siberian Husky is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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5 6
Brittany is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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4 5
Rough Collie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Rough Collie
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4 5
Border Terrier is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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9 11
Boxer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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2 4
Canadian Eskimo Dog is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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5 8
American Pit Bull Terrier is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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11 15
Yorkshire Terrier is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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4 7
Whippet is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 25+ Intelligent Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets