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42 Most Intelligent Dog Breeds

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With many studies citing the average intelligence of dogs equal to that of a two­-year­old child, there are some breeds that far exceed that expectation. The most famous example is Chaser, a Border Collie who learnt the names of over 1,000 objects and retrieved them by command.Although dominant dogs generally perform better than submissive dogs in intelligence tests,that’s not always the case. Just like people, every dog is unique. They learn not only from training with their human owner but also from watching older or more experienced dogs interact with their surroundings. Begin the slideshow to see if your dog is one of the 42 most intelligent dog breeds.

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Papillon

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The Papillon is a dainty and elegant toy dog breed. He is a tender, intelligent companion that will often choose just one master when living with a family and can be jealous. He is stronger than he looks and enjoys quite a bit of activity.

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