The smartest dogs in the world tend to be amongst Australia’s favourites. Regardless of the original role these bright pups were bred for, they’ve all found a special place in our hearts and homes.
Intelligence in dog breeds can refer to many characteristics. Some dog breeds are easier to train and listen well to commands while others make great working dogs who are able to herd livestock.
To make the task of choosing your perfect dog easier, we have put together a list of the most popular smart dog breeds in Australia. You will find comprehensive information about each dog breed and can learn more about their history, characteristics, temperament, common conditions and lots of other interesting facts.
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