At the top of the canine class is the Border Collie, who’s long-been praised for their intelligence and trainability. In fact, a Border Collie named Chaser knew and understood thousands of words.
Brains and brawn have helped make the German Shepherd one of the world's leading police, military and guard dogs. Originally bred to herd cattle, these large-sized dogs are agile.
Dogs have a superior sense of smell compared to humans, and the Bloodhound’s super sniffer shines above them all.
Another smart dog breed who knows how to follow their nose, the Beagle excels at scent detection, making them popular among hunters and… hotels?
The Labrador Retriever uses their smarts to serve. This athletic dog breed is often employed as a service animal, helping individuals with disabilities, because they’re highly trainable and eager to please.
This big and brainy breed is rarely without a job. Strong, agile and highly trainable, the Belgian Malinois has found their calling in public service with the police and military.
Siberian Huskies are a smart and sporty breed known for their sledding feats in frigid temperatures. Originally bred in Northeast Asia as sled dogs, the Husky is always raring to go.
Golden Retrievers may come across as happy-go-lucky, but these blonde beauties take their job as service dogs very seriously. Similar to Labrador Retrievers.