A list of the most intelligent dog breeds is available at AKC.org. Other sites featuring similar lists include Petrix.com, Rover.com, DogNotebook.com and Dogs.Petbreeds.com. The border collie, which has remarkable intelligence, leads the list.
Following the border collie on the top 10 list are the poodle, German shepherd, golden retriever, Doberman pinscher and Shetland sheepdog. Other intelligent dogs include the Labrador retriever, papillon, bloodhound and Rottweiler.
Breeds that are included in the list of most intelligent dogs typically need fewer than five repetitions to learn a new command. They also have the ability to obey the command immediately at least 95 percent of the time.