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12 Obedient Dog Breeds That Are Most Likely to Sit and Stay

Dogs are intelligent and loyal animals, but which dog breeds are the most obedient? If you’re looking to adopt one of your own, you’ll be pleased to know that Border Collies, German Shepherds and Golden Retrievers have been revealed as the pups most likely to sit and stay.

While every pooch is unique, these dog breeds tend to excel at obedience, have an enthusiasm for learning, are motivated by positive reinforcement, and have whip-smart work ethics that allow them to focus on training.

Research conducted by The Goody Pet found that Golden Retrievers make dog training easy thanks to their inherent smart and obedient nature, while Border Collies and gorgeous German Shepherds are also great for first-time owners as they are always eager to please their owners — and are rather well behaved.

Elsewhere, other obedient pups to consider include Rough Collies, Pembroke Welsh Corgis, and English Springer Spaniels — famous for being trainable, obedient, and affectionate.

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“These amazing pups known to be at the top of their game when it comes to trainability, intelligence, and obedience,” say The Goody Pet. “They may just be what you’ve been looking for as a new addition to your family.”

Take a look at the full list below…

12 obedient dog breeds

  1. Border Collie
  2. German Shepherd
  3. golden retriever
  4. labrador retriever
  5. Vizslas
  6. English Springer Spaniel
  7. poodle
  8. Keeshond
  9. Havense
  10. manchester terrier
  11. Rough Collie
  12. Pembroke Welsh Corgi

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