This breed intelligence ranking: how smart is your dog? 

The website Dog Breeds List ranks breeds by first-command obedience. 

Top  performers need fewer than five repetitions and follow the initial command 95% of the time. 

Check out this gallery to see how smart your puppy is. 

We consider the canines below to be "above-average working dogs."  

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They have to be taught new commands between 100 and 500 times before they would obey the first time. 

Though independent and quick learners, chow chows are not submissive. 

Borzois, quietly independent, are hard to train since they get bored with repetitive tasks. 

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