Most Trainable Dog Breeds

Knowing the breed and trainability of a dog is crucial before buying one. Each breed's genetics, abilities, and intellect vary.

Germany is the origin of this medium-to-large dog breed. Intelligent, wary around strangers, and loyal to their owners, they are smart dogs.

Males weigh 66–88 pounds, females 49–71 pounds. They live nine to 13 years on average.

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Police choose German Shepherds for K-9 units because of their trainability, excellent sense of smell, courage, and determination. 

These quick, active canines were developed to herd sheep in Northumberland, a border county.

Males average 30–45 pounds and females 27–42 pounds. Sometimes they live 17 years, which is long for them.

A cat as a roommate ensures calm and quiet. They won't bark at every noise or disrupt your relaxation. Their day will be spent resting or playing with toys quietly.

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