Some breeds of dog tend to be more obedient than others.Some breeds of dog tend to be more obedient than others.
Some breeds of dog tend to be more obedient than others.

Obedient Dogs: These are the 10 breeds of adorable dog who should always sit, stay and walk to heel - including the loving Labrador 🐶

As demand for dogs continues to soar, here are the breeds that should do what their told with the minimum of fuss.

The last few years have seen many of us welcome a new four-legged friend into our homes, as the UK Kennel Club has seen dog ownership reach record levels – around one-in-three UK households now includes at least one four-legged friend.

But with 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your perfect pup.

Those with active lifestyles might want to consider a larger dog, while somebody with allergies will be looking for a hypoallergenic dog.

If you are looking for a dog that will follow commands and not run riot, there’s scientific research into the subject that can guide you.

Psychologist Stanley Coren’s book ‘The Intelligence of Dogs’ is a landmark piece of canine literature, judging breeds’ relative IQs – including by looking at how obedient they are.

So these are – officially – the top 10 most obedient pooches.

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