We begin training puppies at 4 weeks old. The initial training is to respond to a whistle, a hand clap or a snap. We do this by giving the puppies these cues before we feed. At 6 weeks of age we begin working with our pups on an individual basis. WE teach them to walk on a leash and begin their obedience training with site, stay and down.
The Doberman Pinscher has ranked amongst the most intelligent of dog breeds in experimental studies and expert evaluations. For instance, psychologist Stanley Coren ranks the Dobermann as the 5th most intelligent dog in the category of obedience command training, based on the selective surveys he performed of some trainers (as documented in his book The Intelligence of Dogs).
Bred to be a guardian and in demand as a police and war dog. 6. Shetland Sheepdog: The "Sheltie" is essentially a miniature working Collie. A rough-coated, longhaired working breed that is keenly intelligent. Excels in herding. 7. Labrador Retriever: An ideal sporting and family dog.
Labrador Retriever The versatile Lab can be a companion, show dog, hunting dog, canine athlete, guide dog, service dog, sniffer dog, search and rescue dog, and therapy dog, among other things. So as far as training goes, if you can teach it, the Lab can probably learn it.
But some German Shepherds are quite dominant, or even aggressive, toward other dogs of the same sex. And some German Shepherds show strong predatory behavior toward cats and other animals that run. And some German Shepherds show strong predatory behavior toward cats and other animals that run.
The Australian Cattle Dog (ACD), or simply Cattle Dog, is a breed of herding dog originally developed in Australia for droving cattle over long distances across rough terrain. The Australian Cattle Dog is a medium-sized, short-coated dog that occurs in two main colour forms.