Easiest dog breeds to train: the 8 dogs which learn quickly from Border Collie to Labrador and German Shepherd - is yours on the list?

If you’re looking for a new dog, it’s likely you want to make sure your furry friend is easy to train. According to Pets at Home, all dogs can be trained, but some breeds are far more receptive than others.

Tuesday, 29th September 2020, 3:19 pm
According to Pets at Home, all dogs can be trained, but some breeds are far more receptive than others (Photo: Shutterstock)

Here are the eight dogs breeds generally regarded easiest to train.

Borders Collies are known for their instincts and working ability, and are regarded as intelligent and easy to train dogs (Photo: Shutterstock)
Border terriers are an affectionate breed of dog, who are also easy to train (Photo: Shutterstock)
Training usually comes naturally to this popular breed of dog, who are always eager to please their owners (Photo: Shutterstock)
This breed of dog is considered to be highly intelligent and easy to train, and are known for being eager to please their owners (Photo: Shutterstock)
German Shepherds are loyal dogs who are eager to please, motivated and quick learners (Photo: Shutterstock)
Poodles are a highly intelligent and obedient breed of dog, and are easy to train (Photo: Shutterstock)
Dobermans are enthusiastic and loyal, and are known for their ability to learn and retain their training (Photo: Shutterstock)
The American Kennel Club explains that this herding breed is playful, affectionate and loves to learn new behaviors (Photo: Shutterstock)