Easiest Dog Breeds You Can Train

Known for being eager to please, Labrador Retrievers consistently top the list as one of the easiest dogs to train. 

Labrador Retriever

Much like their close cousins the Labs, Golden Retrievers generally live to serve their owners. 

Golden Retriever

Incredibly bright and eager to show off their smarts, Poodles of all sizes tend to be highly trainable using positive reinforcement methods.


Often nicknamed "Shelties," the Shetland Sheepdog is a naturally obedient and receptive herding breed. 

Shetland Sheepdog

Considered by many expert trainers as the easiest breed to teach advanced skills to, Border Collies are hardwired to work closely with humans

Border Collie

German Shepherds are widely regarded for their confidence during training and eagerness to take direction from their handler. 

German Shepherd

Dobermans are quick studies when motivated by positive interactions with their owner. Their athleticism allows them to easily

Doberman Pinscher

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