Where does a German Shepard rate in intelligence in breeds of dogs?
German Shepherds are one of the most intelligent dogs known to exist. However, it is important to remember that every individual dog is different.
The top 10 smartest dog breeds are as follows. The Border Collie takes number 1, followed by the German Shepard, then the Bloodhound, The Beagle, Labrador Retriever, Newfoundland, Belgian Malinois, Siberian Husky, Golden Retriever, and finally Australian Shepard. This is the top list according to the AKC.
Drug dogs in other words dogs used to sniff out drugs can be many breeds of dog. Drug dogs are often dogs with very good sense of smell. Most commonly a German Shepard, however, many other breeds can participate in "drug sniffing". For example Bloodhounds or Labs are sometimes used in airports. Also Bloodhounds can be used on a paralegal case simply because these dogs can sniff out trails hours after they were left. There…
German Shepard's are loyal and have a huge need to please! Making this versatile dog one of the easiest dogs to train! A lazy owner who abuses his dogs intelligence will have a dangerous and unpleasing dog. A responsible strong owner will raise a smart Strong and loyal dog. so you see the dogs personality and traits depend on the owner him or herself
In terms of working intelligence, German Shepherds are third out of all dog breeds, with Border Collies at number 1, and Poodles at number 2. Poodles were often used as police dogs due to their intelligence. However they were replaced by German Shepherds because of the latter's prescence - they are a much stronger and more intimidating breed.