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Top 10 Easiest Dogs To Train

Easiest Dogs To Train
Written by Lens And Leash

When looking to add a new furry family friend, one of the characteristics that a lot of people consider with a dog is how easy the breed is to train. Even though any dog can essentially be trained, some breeds take less work than others.

Just like people, dogs have individual personalities. So we have tried to supply a generalized list of the breeds that are more easily trained for basic obedience and being a wonderful member of the household.

These Breeds Are Simple To Train

1. Collie
2. Border Terrier
3. German Shepherd Dog
4. Border Collie
5. Poodle
6. Doberman Pinscher
7. Rottweiler
8. Bernese Mountain Dog
9. Havanese
10. Boxer

1. Collie

Training A Collie

Number one on our list is the loveable Collie. While you might not end up with “Lassie”, these faithful dogs are smart and easy to train. Both Smooth and Rough Collies are larger breed that are meant to be herding dogs however the average owner will be able to keep up. Although independent, Collies are very sensitive to their persons needs.

2. Border Terrier

Border Terriers And Training
While a Border Terrier shows a bit of stubbornness in its personality because it’s a terrier, they are extremely loving and friendly dogs that want nothing more than to please the people they love. This particular breed is not very hard to train and learn quickly because they are eager to learn new things and get to the task. A Border Terrier could be a good choice for you if you are looking for a breed that’s a bit smaller.

3. German Shepherd

German Shepherds Are Easy To Train
German Shepherds seem to be able to do it all and are said to be decent at everything among fur baby owners. They are very bright, easy to train, and a very popular breed with many people around the world. To keep a German Shepherd Dog happy, make sure he has a job to do, so he will enjoy the training you provide.

4. Border Collie

Easiest Breeds To Train
These delightful little doggies are the most intelligent breed hands down! Besides being smart they are extremely loving creatures that will care for their owners greatly and will capture your heart in no time! Because Border Collies were bred to gather livestock their qualities include high activity and they pay close attention. These traits make this breed easy to train and eager to please.

5. Poodle

Can You Train A Poodle?
Even though you might think a Poodle is just a foo foo, girly dog because of the way they are usually groomed, don’t be mistaken. Before their people started taking them to the doggie salon these dogs were bred as water retrievers and hunting companions. Poodles are decidedly intelligent and take commands willingly, so they are a great for an easy to train choice!

6. Doberman Pinscher

Dobermans Love To Learn
While Doberman Pinschers have an intimidating look about them to some people, these sleek animals are extremely loving with their person. They are as well a very strong, loyal and intelligent breed. If you have ever seen obedience competitions, you will notice that this breed almost always takes first. This is an assurance that Dobermans are easy to train and eager to please, but training must be consistent. This breed does better with more experienced owners.

7. Rottweiler

Training Your New Dog
If you love a bigger, beefier breed, don’t let the bad rap that Rottweilers get dissuade you from this beautiful animal. If you begin training from the puppy to young adult stage, you’ll get great results. As well, you’ll be hard pressed to find a more loving and loyal family member than a Rottweiler. They are very strong, so make sure you do ample leash training.

8. Bernese Mountain Dog

Bernese Mountain Dogs Learn With Ease
A Bernese mountain dog is one of the most friendly breeds you’ll find that is easy to train. While these long-haired lovelies are a little bigger breed, they have a small, mild temperament. Bernese Mountain Dogs adore the outdoors which make it easy for them to get the proper moderate level of exercise which will keep them satisfied and eager for training.

9. Havanese

Havanese Dogs Love Training
If you are looking for an easily trainable friend, that will keep you smiling then the Havanese is an awesome choice. This small breed is a great choice for beginner dog owners because they are bright and trainable. These little fluff balls are natural clowns so they will demand your attention. So make sure your Havanese puppy gets lots of socialization and love!

10. Boxer

Training Your Boxer
Last, but certainly not least is our gorgeous breed the Boxer. These amazing dogs are super smart and have the patience of a saint as well as being able to learn new things easily. Boxers are usually active dogs, so you’ll have to make sure they get exercise for both mind and body. Being playful, positive, patient and protective makes these furry friends great for kids as well.

Adding a dog to your family, just like a child comes with, of course, a lot of responsibility. Dogs, just like children need a safe place to be able to flourish as well as medical care. As well don’t forget, they need exercise that’s best for the particular breed, love and attention, and of course training. It’s easy to see why many people look at the ease of training when deciding on the new addition.

While this list points out certain breeds that are easier to train than others, they will still need plenty of training time. After all, dogs who are easy to train still need love, time and attention. Providing those things for your new pet pal will make them more apt to want to please you and love you back, which means easier training.

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