Gordon Setters rule. Setters are noted for their intellect, stamina, memory, and reliability, despite being raised to hunt.
Welsh Terriers excel at hunting and decision-making. After training, these terriers are loyal and protective.
Old English Sheepdogs love humans and need care. They excel at guarding others. However, without company, they can turn destructive.
English Springer Spaniels, bred as "gun dogs" for field game shooting, are diligent hunters and companions.
Australian Cattle Dogs are attentive and curious Herding Group dogs with a "instinctual ability" to regulate other animals.
Belgian Tervurens are smart, independent, and well-known. If untrained, their smart self-sufficiency might cause problems.
Border Collies are agile, balanced, and strong herders. Early obedience instruction and mental stimulation keep kids happy.
Golden Retrievers work hard. They're The Smart Canine's fourth smartest dog breed for obedience and working intelligence.
Bernese Mountain Dogs are easily trained, although they don't enjoy sudden changes or severe demands.
Bloodhounds lead with their noses. These scent-hunters won't stop until they find their target.
Marie Antoinette's papillons are legendary. These little dogs love winning sporting competitions and doing stunts.
This breed's original purpose was to horde sheep, not protect and serve in the police academy.