Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Dog Intelligence Ratings From Service Dog Institute


Dog Intelligence Ratings. Ratings for canine I.Q. from different sources.

Top Smartest Dog Species:
 • Dog Breed: Australian Cattle Dog
 • Dog Breed: Border Collie
 • Dog Breed: Doberman Pinscher
 • Dog Breed: German Shepherd
 • Dog Breed: Golden Retriever: Very popular as a service dog
 • Dog Breed: Labrador Retriever: Very popular as a service dog
 • Dog Breed: Papillon
 • Dog Breed: Poodle: Popular as a service dog
 • Dog Breed: Rottweiler
 • Dog Breed: Shetland Sheepdog


Following dogs might not be considered as a service dog

Very Smart Dog Species:
 • Dog Breed: Belgian Sheepdog
 • Dog Breed: Belgian Shepherd Tervuren
 • Dog Breed: Brittany
 • Dog Breed: Cocker Spaniel
 • Dog Breed: Collie
 • Dog Breed: English Cocker Spaniel
 • Dog Breed: English Springer Spaniel
 • Dog Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
 • Dog Breed: Irish Water Spaniel
 • Dog Breed: Keeshond
 • Dog Breed: Miniature Schnauzer
 • Dog Breed: Pembroke Welsh Corgi
 • Dog Breed: Pomeranian
 • Dog Breed: Schipperke
 • Dog Breed: Standard Schnauzer
 • Dog Breed: Vizsla
 • Dog Breed: Weimaraner
 • Dog Breed: Welsh Corgi

Reasonably Smart Dog Species:
 • Dog Breed: Affenpinscher
 • Dog Breed: Airedale Terrier
 • Dog Breed: Australian Terrier
 • Dog Breed: Bearded Collie
 • Dog Breed: Border Terrier
 • Dog Breed: Bouvier des Flandres
 • Dog Breed: Briard
 • Dog Breed: Cairn Terrier
 • Dog Breed: Chesapeake Bay Retriever
 • Dog Breed: Clumber Spaniel
 • Dog Breed: Dalmatian
 • Dog Breed: English Setter
 • Dog Breed: Giant Schnauzer
 • Dog Breed: Gordon Setter
 • Dog Breed: Irish Setter
 • Dog Breed: Kerry Blue Terrier
 • Dog Breed: Manchester Terrier
 • Dog Breed: Miniature Pinscher
 • Dog Breed: Newfoundland
 • Dog Breed: Norwegian Elkhound
 • Dog Breed: Norwich Terrier
 • Dog Breed: Welsh Springer Spaniel
 • Dog Breed: Yorkshire Terrier

Somewhat Smart Dog Species:
 • Dog Breed: Akita
 • Dog Breed: Alaskan Malamute
 • Dog Breed: American Foxhound
 • Dog Breed: American Water Spaniel
 • Dog Breed: Australian Shepherd
 • Dog Breed: Bedlington Terrier
 • Dog Breed: Bichon Frise
 • Dog Breed: Black and Tan Coonhound
 • Dog Breed: Boston Terrier
 • Dog Breed: Boxer
 • Dog Breed: Cavalier King - Charles Spaniel
 • Dog Breed: Chinese Shar Pei
 • Dog Breed: Curly Coated Retriever
 • Dog Breed: Dachshund
 • Dog Breed: English Foxhound
 • Dog Breed: English Toy Spaniel
 • Dog Breed: Finnish Spitz
 • Dog Breed: Fox Terrier (Smooth)
 • Dog Breed: German Wirehaired Pointer
 • Dog Breed: Great Dane
 • Dog Breed: Greyhound
 • Dog Breed: Irish Terrier
 • Dog Breed: Irish Wolfhound
 • Dog Breed: Kuvasz
 • Dog Breed: Pointer
 • Dog Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback
 • Dog Breed: Scottish Deerhound
 • Dog Breed: Siberian Husky
 • Dog Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier
 • Dog Breed: Tibetan Spaniel
 • Dog Breed: Welsh Terrier
 • Dog Breed: West Highland White Terrier
 • Dog Breed: Whippet
 • Dog Breed: Wire Fox Terrier
 • Dog Breed: Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
 • Dog Breed:Wheaten Terrier (Soft-Coated)

Somewhat Intelligent Dog Species:
 • Dog Breed: Brussels Griffon
 • Dog Breed: Bull Terrier
 • Dog Breed: Bullmastiff
 • Dog Breed: Chihuahua
 • Dog Breed: Chinese Crested
 • Dog Breed: French Bulldog
 • Dog Breed: Great Pyrenees
 • Dog Breed: Italian Greyhound
 • Dog Breed: Japanese Chin
 • Dog Breed: Lakeland Terrier
 • Dog Breed: Lhasa Apso
 • Dog Breed: Maltese
 • Dog Breed: Old English Sheepdog
 • Dog Breed: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen
 • Dog Breed: Pug
 • Dog Breed: Saint Bernard
 • Dog Breed: Scottish Terrier

Less Intelligent Dog Species:
 • Dog Breed: Afghan Hound
 • Dog Breed: Basset Hound
 • Dog Breed: Beagle
 • Dog Breed: Bloodhound
 • Dog Breed: Bulldog
 • Dog Breed: Chow Chow
 • Dog Breed: Mastiff
 • Dog Breed: More dog species
 • Dog Breed: Pekingese
 • Dog Breed: Shih Tzu

Note: Dog Intelligence Ratings Are Subjective.  Every dog is different and breed may be only one of the aspects effecting their intelligence.

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