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Smartest Dog Breeds


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Cal
- 782 days ago - petside.com
Which dog is smarter, the one that does as he's told and works hard for his supper or the one that cocks her head, looks confused and is waited on because she's obviously too challenged to find her way to her own food bowl?



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John S. (303)
Friday July 27, 2012, 4:20 am
Thanks - on a lighter note, How Many Dogs Does It Take To Change A Light Bulb?

Golden Retriever: The sun is shining, the day is young, we've got our whole lives ahead of us, and you're inside worrying about a stupid burned-out light bulb?
Border Collie: Just one. And then I'll replace any wiring that's not up to code.
Newfoundland: I don't think drool and electricity is a good combination.
Labrador: Light bulb? Light bulb? That thing I just ate was a light bulb?
Yorkshire Terrier: I'm over qualified, have the boxer do it!
Dachshund: You know I can't reach that stupid lamp!
Australian Shepherd: First, put all the light bulbs in a little circle, then...
Poodle: I'll just blow in the Border collie's ear and he'll do it. By the time he finishes rewiring the house, my nails will be dry.
German Shepherd: I'll change it as soon as I've led these people from the dark, checked to make sure I haven't missed any, and make just one more perimeter patrol to see that no one has tried to take advantage of the situation.
Rottweiler: Are you talking to me? huh, you talking to me?
Shi-tzu: Who me change a light bulb? How dare you ask me such a thing... we're royalty!
Malamute: Let the Border collie do it. You can feed me while he's busy.
Cocker Spaniel: Why change it? I can still pee on the carpet in the dark.
Springer Spaniel: Oh, me, me!!! Pleeeeeeze let me change the light bulb! Can I? Can I? Huh? Huh? Can I? Pleeeeeeeeeze, please, please, please!
Doberman Pinscher: While it's dark, I'm going to sneak on the couch for a little nap.
Mastiff: Mastiffs are NOT afraid of the dark.
Hound Dog: ZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzz...
Jack Russell Terrier: I'll just pop it in while I'm bouncing off the walls and furniture.
Boxer: Who cares? I can still play with my squeaky toys in the dark...
Pointer: I see it, there it is! There it is! Right there!! Can you see it? It's right there!
Greyhound: If it isn't moving, who cares?
Old English Sheep Dog: Light bulb? I'm sorry, but I don't see a light-bulb... is it dark out?
And what about Cats? Dogs do not change light bulbs. People change light bulbs. So, the question is: How long will it be before I can expect light?
 

Azaima A. (219)
Friday July 27, 2012, 4:29 am
thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Friday July 27, 2012, 4:54 am
I've had quite a few dogs, some smarter than others but all special in some way. Of all the dogs I've had though I would say my Toy Poodle was the smartest. He was phenomenal.
 

Kristen Giffin (17)
Friday July 27, 2012, 6:34 am
Cute. Thanks for sharing.
 

Alexandra Rodda (176)
Friday July 27, 2012, 7:37 am
Nonsense! My Jack Russell cross is the smartest dog in the world.
 

pam w. (191)
Friday July 27, 2012, 8:57 am
Alexandra raises the most important point.....MIXED BREED DOGS are the smartest because nobody's ''tinkered'' with their genes!
 

Susanne R. (249)
Friday July 27, 2012, 10:53 pm
I'm surprised the Australian Shepherd wasn't in the top ten. My late Aussie was the smartest dog I'd ever seen. I'm being partial, of course, but he truly was amazing!
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 12:30 am
noted, every dog is smart on their own way!
 

Danuta Watola (1199)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 12:39 am
Thanks for sharing!
 

Virginia Esquer (8)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 12:42 am
noted, every dog is unique and has its own atributes
 

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 2:16 am
All of them are smart.
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Sunday July 29, 2012, 5:53 am
Thanks for posting.
 

Naomi Preston (0)
Friday January 11, 2013, 3:33 pm
My Old English Sheepdog is brilliantly clever - he has us wound around his little finger and acts all helpless but can find his way to the park even if in an area we haven't walked through before. He also talks a lot and always tells us he is hungry or it is time for a walk. He also knows not to upset the cat and is the first dog in our house to know that without learning it the hard way. He has herded dogs and geese off of roads without being asked. I could go on, He plays fetch with some balls all by himself and also kicks his football about (soccer). If I brush his hair out of his eyes first he is off - as that is all he wants. The only thing he is stupid about is girls and he is nutty about one and checks her gate each night and sometimes will want to wait just incase she comes out to give him a kiss then bark at him and turn her back on him and go in - she is a pretty smart girl herself.
 
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